Euro area unemployment at 7.5%

30 Sep: Euro area unemployment at 7.5%

(Source: Eurostat)

In August 2021, the euro area seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 7.5%, down from 7.6% in July 2021and from 8.6% in August 2020. The EU unemployment rate was 6.8% in August 2021, down from 6.9% in July2021 and from 7.7% in August 2020. These figures are published by Eurostat, the statistical office of theEuropean Union.

Eurostat estimates that 14.469 million men and women in the EU, of whom 12.162 million in the euro area, wereunemployed in August 2021. Compared with July 2021, the number of persons unemployed decreased by 224 000in the EU and by 261 000 in the …