FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - Euro Zone's unemployment rate has remained unchanged in February from January despite the decrease on the number of unemployed persons, according to the latest figures published by Eurostat.

In February the unemployment rate has remained in the 7.1% in the countries belonging to the Euro Area, where the unemployment fell by 59,000 persons.

On the year, unemployment has decreased by o.7 million since February 2007, when the jobless rate was 7.6%. The Lowest unemployment rate has been recorded in The Netherlands; 2.7% while Spain posted the largest unemployment rate; 9.0%.