FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - Unemployment has remained unchanged in the Euro Area in April, in the European Union, the jobless rate remained unchanged as well, at 6,7% in this case, according to data released by Eurostat.

In the last 12 months unemployment has declined from 7.5% in the Euro Area, and from 7.2% in the European Union. The European statistics office estimates a total of 16.047 unemployed persons in the EU 27, of which 11.072 million belong to the Euro Area.

Among member states, Slovakia with 10% and Spain with 9.6% are the countries with the highest jobless rates, while Denmark and The Netherlands have the lowest unemployment; 2.7% and 2.8% respectively in April.