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Unemployment Rate

EU Unemployment Rate

The percentage of individuals eligible for work and are currently looking for employment but unable to secure a position. Rising unemployment is a negative indicator that foreshadows a probable reduction in consumer spending.

Date Value Previous Change
Apr 2017 9.29 9.42 -0.13 
Mar 2017 9.42 9.46 -0.04 
Feb 2017 9.46 9.56 -0.10 
Jan 2017 9.56 9.63 -0.07 
Dec 2016 9.63 9.74 -0.11 
Nov 2016 9.74 9.78 -0.04 
Oct 2016 9.78 9.87 -0.09 
Sep 2016 9.87 9.93 -0.06 
Aug 2016 9.93 10.00 -0.07 
Jul 2016 10.00 10.11 -0.11 
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