Unemployment

30 Apr: Eurostat : Euro area unemployment at 8.1%

Source: Eurostat

March 2021

Euro area unemployment at 8.1%

EU at 7.3%

In March 2021, the euro area seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 8.1%, down from 8.2% in February 2021 and up from 7.1% in March 2020. The EU unemployment rate was 7.3% in March 2021, also down from 7.4% in February 2021 and up from 6.4% in March 2020. These figures are published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

Eurostat estimates that 15.520 million men and women in the EU, of whom 13.166 million in the euro area, were unemployed in March 2021. Compared with February 2021, …