A Glance At Europe's Unemployment Rates

The Associated Press

Unemployment across the 17 European Union countries that use the euro was steady in December at 11.7 percent.

Here is a breakdown of unemployment across Europe and the eurozone. European Unemployment Rates (seasonally adjusted, percent)Country/RegionDecember 2011November 2012December 2012Eurozone (17 countries)10.711.711.7Austria4.24.44.3Belgium7.17.57.5Cyprus9.714.214.7Estonia12.19.9n/aFinland7.67.77.7France9.910.510.6Germany5.65.35.3Greece19.7*n/an/aIreland15.014.714.7Italy9.511.211.2Luxembourg4.95.25.3Malta6.56.96.7Netherlands4.95.65.8Portugal14.616.316.5Slovakia13.914.514.7Slovenia8.69.810.0Spain23.226.226.1European Union(27 countries)10.010.710.7U.S.8.57.87.8*Oct 2011Source: Eurostat
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