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Euro area unemployment rate at 8.1% in March

The euro area's seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was reported at 8.1% in March, down from the 8.2% recorded in the previous month, the European Union's statistical office Eurostat said in a report published on Friday.

Meanwhile, the unemployment rate for the entire European Union also declined, reaching 7.3%, according to the report.

Spain had the highest unemployment rate at 15.3% last month, while Poland had the lowest rate at 3.1%.

Breaking the News / JC