Euro area unemployment at 7.6% – EU28 at 6.4%

The euro area (EA19) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 7.6% in April 2019, down from 7.7% in March 2019 and from 8.4% in April 2018. This is the lowest rate recorded in the euro area since August 2008. The EU28 unemployment rate was 6.4% in April 2019, stable compared with March 2019 and down from 7.0% in April 2018.

This remains the lowest rate recorded in the EU28 since the start of the EU monthly unemployment series in January 2000.

These figures are published by , the statistical office of the .

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