Eurozone unemployment rate drops below 10% in OctoberStaff Writer |
Europe The unemployment rate fell to 9.8%
The eurozone unemployment rate unexpectedly declined in October, according to figures released by Eurostat.
In the EU-28 group of countries, the rate nudged down to 8.3% from 8.4% in September and 9.1% in October 2015, which is the lowest rate recorded since February 2009.
Among the member states, the lowest unemployment rates were seen in the Czech Republic and Germany, with the highest rates in Greece and Spain. ■
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