A Glance At Eurozone Unemployment Rates

By The Associated Press

Unemployment for the 17 European Union countries that use the euro rose to a record high of 11.7 percent in October September.

Here is a breakdown of unemployment across Europe and the eurozone. Country/RegionOctober 2011September 2012October 2012Eurozone (17 countries)10.411.611.7Austria4.34.44.3Belgium7.27.57.5Cyprus9.212.312.9Estonia11.5**9.6n/aFinland7.67.77.7France9.710.710.7Germany5.75.45.4Greece18.4*n/an/aIreland15.014.814.7Italy8.810.811.1Luxembourg4.85.15.1Malta6.56.56.6Netherlands4.85.45.5Portugal13.716.216.3Slovakia13.914.014.0Slovenia8.68.58.6Spain22.725.826.2European Union (27 countries)9.910.610.7U.S. Eurostat

(asterisk)Aug. 2011

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