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Eurozone unemployment hits record high in April

Unemployment in the eurozone has reached another record high, according to official figures.

The seasonally-adjusted rate for April was 12.2%, up from 12.1% the month before.

Youth unemployment remains a particular concern.

In April, 3.6 million people under the age of 25 were out of work in the eurozone, which translated to an unemployment rate of 24.4%.

Andrew Walker reports.

  • 31 May 2013
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