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Eurostat regularly produces EU aggregate and national unemployment rates derived from the European Union Labour Force Survey and supplementary national sources. These unemployment rates are based on definitions recommended by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and are the most appropriate for international comparisons.

Breakdowns are available by gender and age group.

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For further information on Unemployment, please access the documentation below:

Statistics Bulletin - Note to Tables 5.3 

Unemployment statistics methodology (Eurostat)