Eurostat: March 2022 Euro area unemployment rate

04 May 2022EU news

According to Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, in March 2022, the Euro area seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 6.8%, down from 6.9% in February 2022 and from 8.2% in March 2021. The EU unemployment rate was 6.2% in March 2022, down from 6.3% in February 2022 and from 7.5% in March 2021.

In March 2022, 2.579 million young persons (under 25) were unemployed in the EU, of whom 2.098 million were in the Euro area. In March 2022, the youth unemployment rate was 13.9% in both the EU and in the Euro area, down from 14.0% in both areas in the previous month. Compared with March 2021, youth unemployment decreased by 623 000 in the EU and by 507 000 in the Euro area.

In March 2022, the unemployment rate for women was 6.6% in the EU, stable compared with February 2022. The unemployment rate for men was 5.9% in March 2022, down from 6.0% in February 2022. In the Euro area, the unemployment rate for women decreased from 7.3% in February 2022 to 7.2% in March 2022, while the unemployment rate for men remained stable at 6.5% in March 2022.


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