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Eurozone unemployment hits 15-year high
Posted By admin On April 2, 2012 @ 3:12 am In Money Watch | Comments Disabled
April 2, 2012
Unemployment across the countries that use the euro  hit a 15-year high of 10.8 per cent in February.
Figures from the European Commission’s official statistics agency, eurostat, showed unemployment was up from 10.7% in January and compared to 10.0% in February 2011.
The figures laid bare the vast economic differences between 17 countries using the euro.
Among the Member States, the lowest unemployment rates were recorded in Austria (4.2%), the Netherlands (4.9%), Luxembourg (5.2%) and Germany (5.7%).
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