Agence France-PresseNovember 29, 2013 08:21
Eurozone unemployment eased off record highs in October, official data showed Friday, a modest improvement in line with other recent data, but youth jobless numbers edged up.
Unemployment in the 17-nation single currency bloc fell to 12.1 percent in October from 12.2 percent in September, the Eurostat statistics agency said.
Total people out of work dropped by 61,000 to 19.3 million.
In the 28-member European Union, the unemployment rate was flat at 10.9 percent in October, with the total out of work down 75,000 at 26.65 million.