Zona euro, tasso disoccupazione stabile a novembre - Eurostat

mercoledì 7 gennaio 2015 11:03

BRUXELLES, 7 gennaio (Reuters) - The European Union's statistics office Eurostat released the following data on Wednesday on unemployment in the 18 countries sharing the euro and the 28 members of the European Union in November. There are now 19 euro zone members after Lithuania joined this month. Rates (%)

Nov 2014 Oct 2014 Sept 2014 Nov 2013

EA18 11.5 11.5 11.5 11.9

EU28 10.0 10.1 10.0 10.7

Economists polled by Reuters had on average expected the unemployment rate of the euro zone bloc to remain stable at 11.5 percent. Eurostat estimated that 24.423 million men and women in the EU28, of whom 18.394 million were in the euro area, were unemployed in November 2014. Compared with October 2014, the number of persons unemployed decreased by 19 000 in the EU28 and increased by 34 000 in the euro area. Compared with November 2013, unemployment fell by 1.487 million in the EU28 and by 522 000 in the euro area. For full Eurostat data click on: here