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Euro area unemployment at 10.0%-EU28 at 8.5%

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The euro area (EA19) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 10.0% in September 2016, stable compared to August 2016 and down from 10.6% in September 2015. This is the lowest rate recorded in the euro area since June 2011. The EU28 unemployment rate was 8.5% in September 2016, stable compared to August 2016 and down from 9.2% [...]

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Highest poverty rate in Bulgaria, lowest in Czech Republic

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In 2015, around 119 million people, or 23.7% of the population, in the European Union (EU)were at risk of poverty or social exclusion. This means that they were in at least one of the following three conditions: at-risk-of-poverty after social transfers (income poverty), severely materially deprived or living in households with very low work intensity.After [...]

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Employment in the EU

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The latest figures from Eurostat show that in 2015 the share of employed among the population aged 20-64 in the European Union amounted to 70.1%. The share of employees was thus higher than in 2014 (69.2%) but lower than the peak in 2008 (70.3%). A similar pattern was observed for men. In 2015, it was [...]

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Unemployment lowers, but is still at a high level


Statistical Office of the European Commission (Eurostat) has published the latest data on unemployment in the EU. In the report, Eurostat noted that the average unemployment rate in all Member States (EU-28) in December 2014, was at 9.9%, which is 0.1 percentage points (pp) less than a month before and 0.7 pp less than in [...]

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