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Economy & Jobs 02-04-2013

Eurozone unemployment hits new record high

Unemployment in the eurozone has hit a new record of 12%, according to official figures released by Eurtostat on Tuesday. In February alone, more than 33.000 people lost their jobs in the 17 countries of the euro area. Eurostat estimates that more than 26 million people in the EU are without work, of whom 19 million are in the euro zone.

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