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European Commission - EUROSTAT

December 2015 - Euro area unemployment rate at 10.4% - EU28 at 9.0%

Brussels, 2 February 2016

The euro area (EA19) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 10.4% in December 2015, down from 10.5% in November 2015, and from 11.4% in December 2014. This is the lowest rate recorded in the euro area since September 2011. The EU28 unemployment rate was 9.0% in December 2015, stable compared to November 2015, and down from 9.9% in December 2014. This is the lowest rate recorded in the EU28 since June 2009. These figures are published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

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STAT/16/210


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