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European Commission - EUROSTAT

May 2018 - Euro area unemployment at 8.4% - EU28 at 7.0%

Brussels, 2 July 2018

The euro area (EA19) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 8.4% in May 2018, stable compared with April 2018 and down from 9.2% in May 2017. This remains the lowest rate recorded in the euro area since December 2008. The EU28 unemployment rate was 7.0% in May 2018, stable compared with April 2018 and down from 7.7% in May 2017. This is the lowest rate recorded in the EU28 since August 2008. These figures are published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

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STAT/18/4327


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