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Second quarter of 2017 compared with the first quarter of 2017 - Employment up by 0.4% in both the euro area and in the EU28 - +1.6% and +1.5% respectively compared with the second quarter of 2016

Brussels, 13 September 2017

The number of persons employed increased by 0.4% in both the euro area (EA19) and in the EU28 in the second quarter of 2017 compared with the previous quarter, according to national accounts estimates published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In the first quarter of 2017, employment increased by 0.5% in both areas. These figures are seasonally adjusted.

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STAT/17/3205


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