The eurozone’s unemployment rate has continued to fall, dropping to a near eight-year low in February.
Figures from the Eurostat agency showed the jobless rate fell from 9.6% in January to 9.5% – the lowest since May 2009.
The lowest unemployment rates were in the Czech Republic (3.4%) and Germany (3.9%), while the highest were in Greece (23.1%) and Spain (18%).
France, the second-biggest economy in the eurozone, was stuck at 10%.
At the height of the financial crisis, unemployment in the eurozone peaked at 12.1%.
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