A glance at unemployment rates around the eurozone

August 31, 2012 - 6:36 AM

Official figures show that the unemployment rate across the 17 countries that use the euro remained at a record high of 11.3 percent in July, the same as in June but up 1.2 points from a year earlier. Here is an at-a-glance guide to the unemployment rates in the individual members of the eurozone.

Unemployment rates across the eurozone (% seasonally adjusted)
CountryJuly 2011June 2012July 2012
European Union (27 countries)9.610.410.4
Eurozone (17 countries)10.111.311.3
Austria3.84.54.5
Belgium7.37.27.2
Cyprus7.710.610.9
Estonia11.410.1n/a
Finland7.87.67.6
France9.610.210.3
Germany5.95.55.5
Greece17.8n/an/a
Ireland14.714.814.9
Italy8.210.710.7
Luxembourg5.15.45.5
Malta6.46.36.3
Netherlands4.35.15.3
Portugal12.515.715.7
Slovakia13.413.814.0
Slovenia8.18.28.1
Spain21.724.925.1
United States9.18.28.3
Source: Eurostat