Average unemployment in Europe was in January 9.8% while in the euro area it was 11.2%, Eurostat said in a statement in its website today.
The highest unemployment rates in the euro area were those in Greece and Spain with almost 26%, which is the November figure, and over 23% respective, Eurostat said.
The lowest rate of people without a job were in Germany, Austria and the United Kingdom with 4.7%, 4.8% and 5.6% respectively, Eurostat said. The U.K. figure was from November.
Source: Cyprus Mail