Unemployment in Euro Area

Unemployment in Euro Area

Euro Area Unemployment

Unemployment rate stable in June

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate came In at 6.4% in June, unchanged from May.

Nine economies saw their unemployment rates stable in June, including France, Germany and the Netherlands. Meanwhile, six economies saw their unemployment rates decrease, including Italy and Spain, while five economies saw their unemployment rates increase.

Significant disparities in labor market conditions between core and periphery countries persist. Spain (11.7%) and Greece (11.1%) are the economies with the highest unemployment rates. At the other end of the spectrum, Malta (2.6%) and Germany (3.0%) have the lowest unemployment rates.

Euro Area Unemployment Chart

This chart displays Unemployment Rate for Euro Area from 2013 to 2022.

Euro Area Unemployment Data

2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Unemployment (% of active population, aop) 8.2 7.6 8.0 7.7 6.7
Unemployment (% of active population, eop) 7.9 7.5 8.2 7.0 6.7

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