Employment (National Accounts), Q2 2016, Eurostat

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Press Release:  13 September 2016 - 4 Page(s)
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The number of persons employed increased by 0.4% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.3% in the EU28 in the second quarter of 2016 compared with the previous quarter, according to national accounts estimates published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In the first quarter of 2016, employment increased by 0.4% in both zones. These figures are seasonally adjusted.

Compared with the same quarter of the previous year, employment increased by 1.4% in the euro area and by 1.5% in the EU28 in the second quarter of 2016 (after +1.4% in both zones in the first quarter of 2016).



Original title:  Employment up by 0.4% in euro area and by 0.3% in EU28

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