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Thomas StorringDirector – Economics and Statistics
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March 31, 2023

Eurostat has reported that the unemployment rate in the Euro Area has remained unchanged at 6.6% in February 2023. For the broader 27 countries of the entire European Union, the unemployment rate decreased 0.1 percentage points to 6.0% in February 2023. 

Among EU member state economies, the unemployment rate was highest in Spain and Greece. Unemployment rates were lowest in Czechia, Poland, Germany, and Malta.  

NOTE: With the addition of Croatia, the Euro Area increased to 20 countries


Eurostat. Indicators;  Unemployment News Release, Data 

Statistics Canada.  Table  14-10-0287-01   Labour force characteristics, monthly, seasonally adjusted and trend-cycle

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