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
- Modified Date
- Geographical Coverage
- Bulgaria, United Kingdom, Belgium, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Denmark, Sweden, Lithuania, Ireland, Malta, France, Austria, Netherlands, Latvia, Finland, Spain, Romania, Poland, Greece, Germany, Croatia, Cyprus, Slovenia, Italy, Portugal, Luxembourg, Estonia
DG Regional and Urban Policy
Communication Unit BU-1 00/14 B-1049 Brussels