October 31, 2013

Euro area unemployment rate at 12.2%

The euro area (EA17) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 12.2% in September 2013, stable compared with August4. The EU28 unemployment rate was 11.0%, also stable compared with August.

In both zones, rates have risen compared with September 2012, when they were 11.6% and 10.6% respectively. Read more (pdf).