Prague has lowest unemployment rate in Europe


Unemployment varies greatly from region to region in Europe. The lowest figure – 1.3 percent – can be found in the Czech capital of Prague.

This shows the regional statistics for 2018 from Eurostat.

A total of six regions in Europe have an unemployment rate of less than 2 per cent: two in the Czech Republic, three in Germany and one in the UK. At the opposite end of the scale is the region of Western Macedonia in Greece with an unemployment rate of 27 percent.

The statistics cover all regions of the EU as well as applicants and EFTA members.

In Norway, the region with the lowest numbers are Hedmark and Oppland. Unemployment was 2.8 per cent in 2018.

The highest number was in Agder and Rogaland with an unemployment rate of 5.2 per cent.

© NTB Scanpix / #Norway Today

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