Total unemployment in the EU, surrounding regions and major countries September 2008 – September 2010. If the chart to the right shows a different end date from this report header, the chart is missing or you get a file not found message, a more recent update is available.
Chart 1: Comparison of regional-average unemployment against EU-27. The drop in Nordic and Baltic unemployment is explained by the absence of data from the Baltic countries and Norway since June. Unemployment in Denmark rises from 6.8% to 7.0% between months while it remains unchanged in Finland and Sweden.
Chart 2: Comparison of regional-average unemployment change from same month prior year. Observe the increase in the Nordic and Baltic region as a result of Estonia reaching 19.0%, Latvia 20.0% and Lithuania 18.2%.
Charts 3-7: Regional breakdown of latest rates.
Chart 8: The three countries with highest unemployment rate levels.
- Big 5: France, Germany, Japan, UK, US
- Nordic and Baltics: Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden
- Central Europe: Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Ireland, Luxembourg, Netherlands, UK
- Eastern Europe: Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovenia, Slovakia, Croatia, Turkey
- Southern Europe: Cyprus, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Spain