A glance at Europe’s unemployment rates

Unemployment across the 17 European Union countries that use the euro has hit a new record of 12.2 percent in April.

Here is a breakdown of unemployment across Europe and the eurozone.

Country/Region April 2012 March 2013 April 2013
Eurozone (17 countries) 11.2 12.1 12.2
Austria 4.1 4.9 4.9
Belgium 7.5 8.2 8.4
Cyprus 11.2 14.5 15.6
Estonia 10.6* 8.7 n/a
Finland 7.6 8.1 8.2
France 10.1 11.0 11.0
Germany 5.5 5.4 5.4
Greece 21.9 27.0** n/a
Ireland 14.9 13.7 13.5
Italy 10.6 11.9 12.0
Luxembourg 5.0 5.6 5.6
Malta 6.5 6.5 6.4
Netherlands 5.2 6.4 6.5
Portugal 15.4 17.7 17.8
Slovakia 13.7 14.5 14.5
Slovenia 8.2 10.0 10.2
Spain 24.4 26.7 26.8
European Union(27 countries) 10.3 11.0 11.0
U.S. 8.1 7.6 7.5
*March 2012**February 2013
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