Eurozone jobless figures hit 18 million
on 31/08/2012 15:04:15
A total of 88,000 people became unemployed last month. It is the highest figure recorded since records began in 1995.
However the total unemployment rate remains unchanged at 11.3%.
Eurostat said an estimated 25 million people are now unemployed across the whole of the European Union.
Spain still has the highest unemployment rate in the Eurozone at 21.5%. Austria's 4.5% jobless figure is the lowest.