April 2016 – Euro area unemployment at 10.2% – EU28 at 8.7%

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Headline: April 2016 – Euro area unemployment at 10.2% – EU28 at 8.7%

The euro area (EA19) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 10.2% in April 2016, stable compared with March 2016, and down from 11.0% in April 2015. This is the lowest rate recorded in the euro area since August 2011. The EU28 unemployment rate was 8.7% in April 2016, down from 8.8% in March 2016, and from 9.6% in April 2015. This is the lowest rate recorded in the EU28 since April 2009. These figures are published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

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