Job Vacancy, Q4 2016, Eurostat

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Euro area job vacancy rate at 1.7%

EU28 rate at 1.8%

The job vacancy rate in the euro area (EA19) was 1.7% in the fourth quarter of 2016, up from 1.6% recorded in both the previous quarter and the fourth quarter of 2015, according to figures published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. The job vacancy rate in the EU28 was 1.8% in the fourth quarter of 2016, stable compared with the previous quarter and up from 1.7% in the fourth quarter of 2015.

In the euro area, the job vacancy rate in the fourth quarter of 2016 was 1.3% in industry and construction, and 2.0% in services. In the EU28, the rate was 1.4% in industry and construction, and 2.1% in services.



Original title:  Euro area job vacancy rate at 1.7%

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