The unemployment rate is declining more in Cyprus than in the EU

Published: 2019-04-03

The unemployment rate was 7.1 percent in Cyprus in February, compared to 9.4 percent in February 2018.

This means that Cyprus has seen a more positive development than the rest of the European Union.

In February 2018 the unemployment rate was 2.3 percent units higher in Cyprus than in the European Union, now it is 0.6 percent units higher.

The unemployment rate in the European Union has decreased from 7.1 percent to 6.5 percent.

The unemployment rate is declining more in Cyprus than in the EU

Unemployment rate in EU countries

The whole country2019 (February)2018 (February)Change
Austria5.05.00
Belgium5.76.1-0.4
Bulgaria4.75.4-0.7
Croatia7.59.1-1.6
Cyprus7.19.4-2.3
Czech Republic1.92.3-0.4
Denmark5.05.00
EstoniaData is missing6.4Data is missing
Finland6.78.0-1.3
France8.89.2-0.4
Germany3.13.5-0.4
GreeceData is missing20.7Data is missing
HungaryData is missing3.7Data is missing
Iceland2.82.9-0.1
Ireland5.65.8-0.2
Italy10.710.8-0.1
Latvia7.27.8-0.6
Lithuania6.16.5-0.4
Luxembourg5.35.5-0.2
Malta3.53.8-0.3
Netherlands3.44.1-0.7
NorwayData is missing3.8Data is missing
Poland3.53.9-0.4
Portugal6.37.6-1.3
Romania3.84.4-0.6
Slovakia5.87.1-1.3
Slovenia4.45.6-1.2
Spain13.916.2-2.3
Sweden6.25.9+0.3
United KingdomData is missing4.2Data is missing
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