In June 2018, the unemployment rate in the euro area remained at the May level of 8.3%, which is the lowest since December 2008, Eurostat reported. The indicator coincided with the forecasts of analysts. Unemployment in the European Union remained at the level of 6.9%, which is the lowest level since May 2008. The number of unemployed increased in comparison with the previous month in the EU by 4 thousand, in the euro area - by 14 thousand. The lowest unemployment rates were recorded in the Czech Republic – 2.4%, and Germany - 3.4%. The highest unemployment rate was observed in Greece – 20.2%, and in Spain – 15.2%.
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