A glance at unemployment rates around the eurozone

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Official figures show that the unemployment rate across the 17 countries that use the euro remained at a record high of 11.3 percent in July, the same as in June but up 1.2 points from a year earlier. Here is an at-a-glance guide to the unemployment rates in the individual members of the eurozone.

Unemployment rates across the eurozone (% seasonally adjusted)
Country July 2011 June 2012 July 2012
European Union (27 countries) 9.6 10.4 10.4
Eurozone (17 countries) 10.1 11.3 11.3
Austria 3.8 4.5 4.5
Belgium 7.3 7.2 7.2
Cyprus 7.7 10.6 10.9
Estonia 11.4 10.1 n/a
Finland 7.8 7.6 7.6
France 9.6 10.2 10.3
Germany 5.9 5.5 5.5
Greece 17.8 n/a n/a
Ireland 14.7 14.8 14.9
Italy 8.2 10.7 10.7
Luxembourg 5.1 5.4 5.5
Malta 6.4 6.3 6.3
Netherlands 4.3 5.1 5.3
Portugal 12.5 15.7 15.7
Slovakia 13.4 13.8 14.0
Slovenia 8.1 8.2 8.1
Spain 21.7 24.9 25.1
United States 9.1 8.2 8.3
Source: Eurostat

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