In February 2021, the euro area seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 8.3%, stable compared with January 2021 and up from 7.3% in February 2020. The EU unemployment rate was 7.5% in February 2021, also stable compared with January 2021 and up from 6.5% in February 2020. These figures are published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
In Cyprus unemployment in February 2021 was stable compared to January at 6.8% (31 000 individuals, 7.6% for males and 5.9% for females) while a year earlier it was 6.1% (27 000 individuals, 6.2% for males and 6.0% for females). Youth unemployment in Cyprus was 20.1 (7000 individual) in December 2020 (latest available data). In Greece unemployment was 15.8% and youth unemployment 34.2% both in December 2020 (latest available data).
Eurostat estimates that 15.953 million men and women in the EU, of whom
Source: Cyprus News Agency