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Unemployment Rate in European Union countries, United States and Japan
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Unemployment Rate in European Union countries, United States and Japan (August 2006) »

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The unemployment rate indicates the percentage of the population that is of age, meets the necessary conditions and has the desire to work (active population), but has no job. A high unemployment rate is not only an economic problem but also a social one, as it represents a huge waste of valuable resources and is a source of pain for people affected by it.

The statistical office of the European Commission, Eurostat, provides this information for member states of the European Union, as well as for the United States of America and Japan. The data shows how employment has been clearly affected by times of economic crises, although rates vary noticeably from country to country. Spain's figures stand out.

  • Author: juanda (Updated Feb 29, 2016)
  • Sources: Official source Eurostat
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Countrycolumns columns Unemployment Rate  (%)
1PolandPoland13.40
2SlovakiaSlovakia13.00
3CroatiaCroatia11.40
4GermanyGermany10.10
5BulgariaBulgaria9.30
6FranceFrance9.20
7TurkeyTurkey8.80
8GreeceGreece8.60
9SpainSpain8.50
10PortugalPortugal8.40
11European Union (25 countries)European Union (25 countries)8.20
12European Union (27 countries)European Union (27 countries)8.10
13BelgiumBelgium7.90
14European Union (15 countries)European Union (15 countries)7.70
15FinlandFinland7.70
16HungaryHungary7.50
17RomaniaRomania7.40
18Czech RepublicCzech Republic7.10
19SwedenSweden7.00
20MaltaMalta6.90
21ItalyItaly6.60
22LatviaLatvia6.50
23LithuaniaLithuania6.10
24SloveniaSlovenia5.80
25EstoniaEstonia5.60
26United KingdomUnited Kingdom5.50
27United StatesUnited States4.70
28LuxembourgLuxembourg4.60
29IrelandIreland4.60
30AustriaAustria4.40
31JapanJapan4.10
32NetherlandsNetherlands4.10
33CyprusCyprus4.10
34DenmarkDenmark3.60
35NorwayNorway3.20
36IcelandIceland2.80
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