Euro Area Unemployment Rate At 10.9%

May 10, 2012 5:38 pm

We had spotted multiple unemployment stats in the past – we spotted this today:

“The euro area seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 10.9% in March 2012, compared with 10.8% in February It was 9.9% in March 2011.
The EU27 unemployment rate was 10.2% in March 2012, stable compared with February. It was 9.4% in March 2011.
Eurostat estimates that 24.772 million men and women in the EU27, of whom 17.365 million were in the euro area, were unemployed in March 2012.
Compared with February 2012, the number of persons unemployed increased by 193 000 in the EU27 and by 169 000 in the euro area.
Compared with March 2011, unemployment rose by 2.123 million in the EU27 and by 1.732 million in the euro area.”

Statistics Source: Eurostat

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