Eurozone unemployment rate falls to lowest since summer 2011

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A man exits an unemployment office (OAED) in Athens on 18 November 2014. For many years now, Greece is the country with the highest unemployment rate in the EU. Eurostat announced today, that Greece's unemployment rate was recorded at 24.6 percent.

Eurozone unemployment rate was at 10.3 percent in January 2016, according to the latest figures by Eurostat


The Eurozone unemployment rate fell at the lowest level since August 2011, according to Eurostat’s most recent figures. Still, January’s unemployment rate was above ten percent, measured at 10.3.

Eurostat, announced that January’s unemployment rate fell by 0.1 percent compared with December and by one percent compared with January 2015. On the other hand, the EU unemployment rate was far below the unsustainable ten percent, as it was measured at 8.9 percent, down from 9 percent in December 20...


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