Tag: EU

EU Government Spending

Chart of the Week: Week 27, 2015: EU Government Spending

With the UK Budget due later today, this week's chart compares total government spending, as a percentage of GDP, across all the EU countries.

/ July 8, 2015
EU Unemployment

Chart of the Week: Week 18, 2015: EU Unemployment

Eurostat released the latest unemployment figures for the EU at the end of last week, and the headline rate remained at 9.8% for the whole of the first quarter of this year (down from 10.4% in March 2014).

/ May 6, 2015
EU Youth Unemployment

Chart of the Week: Week 5, 2015: EU Youth Unemployment

European unemployment figures for December 2014 were released at the end of last week, and both the headline figure and youth unemployment were down compared to the end of 2013 (unemployment was down from 10.6% to 9.9% and youth unemployment...

/ February 4, 2015
European Unemployment

Chart of the Week: Week 1, 2015: European Unemployment

EU unemployment figures released today highlighted the disparity between countries within Europe, as Germany posted a record low rate and Italy a record high.

/ January 7, 2015