If you wish to add a comment to any of my articles please do so as I am always pleased to have a contribution from any reader as this increases the interest for other visitors.

Monday, 2 July 2012

Euro area unemployment rate at 11.1% for May 2012

The Euro area (EA17) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 11.1% in May 2012, compared with 11.0% in April4. It was 10.0% in May 2011. The EU27 (European Union) unemployment rate was 10.3% in May 2012, compared with 10.2% in April. It was 9.5% in May 2011.

Spain with a figure of 24.6% continues to be the country with the highest rate of unemployment. In the case of the youth (under 25s) of the country it is over double that rate at 52.1%.

Read more detail from Eurostat: 3-02072012-AP-EN.PDF (application/pdf Object)

No comments:

Post a Comment

Please be courteous and add your name rather than 'Anonymous' to your comment, as it may not be published. In the 'Comment as' box above use the drop-down menu and select 'Name/URL'. In the 'Edit profile' pop-up enter your name and press continue. There will be a period of delay before your comment appears on the article until I receive the automatic notification that you have made one and can authorised its publication.

Any comment that includes vulgar language, racist remarks or anything of that nature will either be edited or not published at my discretion.