According to the EU's statistics agency, Eurostat, Croatia registered the biggest annual decline in unemployment among EU member states in November of 2018.
Based on Eurostat’s data, Croatia registered an unemployment rate of 7.8% in November of last year. In the same period, unemployment in the 28 EU member states stood at 6.7%, the same as the previous two months.
Compared with a year ago, the unemployment rate fell in all Member States except Estonia where it remained stable. The largest decreases were registered in Croatia from 10.0% to 7.8%, Greece from 20.8% to 18.6% (between September 2017 and September 2018) and Spain from 16.5% to 14.7%.
Among the Member States, the lowest unemployment rates in November 2018 were recorded in The Czech Republic at 1.9%, Germany at 3.3% and the Netherlands 3.5%. The highest unemployment rates were recorded in Greece at 18.6% (in September 2018) and Spain at 14.7%.
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