The Czech Republic continues to have the lowest unemployment rate among EU28, according to the latest data released by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In April 2019, the Czech unemployment rate was only 2.1%, followed by Germany (3.2%) and the Netherlands (3.3%). Greece (18.5% in February 2019), Spain (13.8%) and Italy (10.2%) found themselves on the opposite end of the chart. Overall, the unemployment rate of the EU28 was 6.4%, while the euro area recorded 7.6% In a year-on-year comparison with April 2018, the unemployment rate decreased by 0.8% in the EU28 and 0.6% in the euro area.
Prepared by the team of foreign office CzechTrade Brussels