10/1/2020, 11:00 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Eurozone unemployment rate up to 8.1% in August

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in the Eurozone (EA19) stood at 8.1% in August, rising by 0.1 percentage point compared to the month prior, according to Eurostat's report released on Thursday. Year-over-year, the figure increased by 0.6 percentage points.

In the entire European Union (EU27), the jobless rate was 7.4%, 0.1 percentage point up on a monthly basis and 0.8 percentage points higher than in July 2019.

As for the member states, the unemployment rate was the highest in Spain at 16.2%, while Czechia registered the lowest number at 2.7%.

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