Disinfo: The European Parliament: there is total unemployment in the EU countries


The European Parliament: there is total unemployment in the EU countries.


Disinforming headline and misleading information. The article does not specify that the European Parliament's research presented the unemployment rates among young people in each EU member state. The original document actually states that in spring 2013, the youth unemployment rate peaked at 23.8 % and then declined sharply. In January 2018,
the rate was at 16.1 % (Eurostat) meaning that 3.64 million young people (under 25) were unemployed in
the European Union (EU). There has thus been a significant improvement in the past few years.
Nevertheless, huge imbalances persist between EU Member States. The lowest rates were observed in the
Czech Republic (5.8 %) and Germany (6.6 %) while the highest were recorded in Greece (43.7 %, November
2017, latest data available), Spain (36.0 %) and Italy (31.5 %).


  • Reported in: Issue110
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 20/05/2018
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Keywords: EU, European Union, Europe


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