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Euro area job vacancy rate at 1.7%

Eurostat/ Euro area job vacancy rate at 1.7%/ 20 March 2017

Among the Member States for which comparable data are available (see country notes), the highest job vacancy rates in the fourth quarter of 2016 were recorded in the Czech Republic (3.0%), Belgium (2.9%), Germany (2.6%) and the United Kingdom (2.5%), and the lowest in Greece (0.3%), Cyprus (0.6%), Spain, Poland and Portugal (all 0.7%) and Bulgaria (0.8%). Compared with a year ago, the job vacancy rate in the fourth quarter of 2016 rose in twenty-three Member States, remained stable in four and fell in Cyprus (-0.1 percentage points). The largest increases were registered in Belgium and Croatia (both +0.7 pp), the Czech Republic (+0.6 pp), Latvia and Slovenia (both +0.5 pp).

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