This dataset shows the evolution of the unemployment rate in the regions of the European Union between 2008 and 2013.
The unemployment rate in the EU-28 fell from 9.3% in 2004 to 7.1% in 2008. Between 2008 and 2013, however, it rose to 10.9%, higher than at any time for which data are available (since 2000). In the EU-15, unemployment was 11.1% in 2013, which is also higher than at any time for which comparable figures are available.
EU-28 = 3.5; Source: Eurostat, DG REGIO
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- Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Belgium, Austria, Cyprus, Bulgaria, Germany, Czech Republic, Spain, Denmark, Finland, Estonia, United Kingdom, France, Croatia, Greece, Ireland, Hungary, Lithuania, Italy, Latvia, Luxembourg
DG Regional and Urban Policy
Communication Unit BU-1 00/14 B-1049 Brussels