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European Commission - EUROSTAT

Fourth quarter of 2016 - Euro area job vacancy rate at 1.7% - EU28 rate at 1.8%

Brussels, 20 March 2017

The job vacancy rate in the euro area (EA19) was 1.7% in the fourth quarter of 2016, up from 1.6% recorded in both the previous quarter and the fourth quarter of 2015, according to figures published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. The job vacancy rate in the EU28 was 1.8% in the fourth quarter of 2016, stable compared with the previous quarter and up from 1.7% in the fourth quarter of 2015.

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STAT/17/682


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