Employment (National Accounts), Q1 2016, Eurostat

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Press Release:  15 June 2016 - 4 Page(s)
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Employment   Labour Market

Compared with the same quarter of the previous year, employment increased by 1.4% in both zones in the first quarter of 2016 (after +1.2% in the euro area and +1.3% in the EU28 in the fourth quarter of 2015).

Eurostat estimates that, in the first quarter of 2016, 231.3 million men and women were employed in the EU28, of which 152.6 million were in the euro area. These are the highest levels since the third quarter of 2008 in the EU28, and the fourth quarter of 2008 in the euro area. These figures are seasonally adjusted.



Original title:  Employment up by 0.3% in euro area and EU28 +1.4% in both areas compared with the first quarter of 2015

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