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18 Jul
inflation

Annual inflation up to 1.3% in the euro area (June 2019)

The euro area annual inflation rate was 1.3% in June 2019, up from 1.2% in May. A year earlier, the rate was 2.0%. European Union annual inflation was 1.6% in June 2019, stable compared to May. A year earlier, the rate was 2.1%. These figures are published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European […]

01 Jul
unemployment rate may 2019 Eurostat

Euro area unemployment at 7.5% in May 2019 (Spain, the second highest unemployment rate)

The euro area (EA19) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 7.5% in May 2019, down from 7.6% in April 2019 and from 8.3% in May 2018, according to the last figures releases by Eurostat. The highest unemployment rates were observed in Greece (18.1% in March 2019), Spain (13.6%) and Italy (9.9%). Key figures The euro area (EA19) […]

07 Jun
European Union Eurostat figures June 2019

GDP up by 0.4% and employment up by 0.3% in the euro area

Seasonally adjusted GDP rose by 0.4% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.5% in the EU28 during the first quarter of 2019, compared with the previous quarter, according to an estimate published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In the fourth quarter of 2018, GDP had grown by 0.2% in the […]

25 Mar

Annual growth in labour costs at 2.3% in euro area (Eurostat figures)

Hourly labour costs rose by 2.3% in the euro area (EA19) and by 2.8% in the EU28 in the fourth quarter of 2018, compared with the same quarter of the previous year. In the third quarter of 2018, hourly labour costs increased by 2.5% and 2.6% respectively. These figures are published by Eurostat, the statistical […]

21 Jan
Eurostat GDP January 2019

Government debt down to 86.1% of GDP in euro area (Eurostat)

At the end of the third quarter of 2018, the government debt to GDP ratio in the euro area (EA19) stood at 86.1%, compared with 86.3% at the end of the second quarter of 2018. In the EU28, the ratio decreased from 81.0% to 80.8%. Compared with the third quarter of 2017, the government debt […]

04 Jan

December 2018: euro area annual inflation down to 1.6% (Eurostat)

Euro area annual inflation is expected to be 1.6% in December 2018, down from 1.9% in November 2018, according to a flash estimate from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. Looking at the main components of euro area inflation, energy is expected to have the highest annual rate in December (5.5%, compared with […]

14 Nov
GDP and employment in Euro Area

GDP up by 0.2% in the euro area and by 0.3% the EU28 and employment up by 1.2% in EU-28 (third quarter of 2018)

GDP up by 0.2% in the euro area and by 0.3% the EU28 +1.7% and +1.9% respectively in the third quarter of 2018, compared with the same quarter of 2017, according to the figures released today, 14 November, by Eurostat. GDP figures Seasonally adjusted GDP rose by 0.2% in the euro area (EA19) and by […]

01 Oct

Eurostat: Euro area annual inflation up to 2.1% and Euro area unemployment at 8.1%

Euro area annual inflation is expected to be 2.1% in September 2018, up from 2.0% in August 2018, according to a flash estimate from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. Looking at the main components of euro area inflation, energy is expected to have the highest annual rate in September (9.5%, compared with […]

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