The euro area (EA19) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 9.8% in November 2016, stable compared to October 2016 and down from 10.5% in November 2015, according to Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
This is the lowest rate recorded in the euro area since July 2009, according to Eurostat.
The EU28 unemployment rate was 8.3% in November 2016, down from 8.4% in October 2016 and from 9.0% in November 2015. This is the lowest rate recorded in the EU28 since February 2009.
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