June 11, 2012 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

International unemployment rates, March 2012

Unemployment rates adjusted to U.S. concepts, selected countries, seasonally adjusted, March 2012
Country Unemployment rate Over the year percentage point change

Italy

9.9 1.7

France

9.7 0.4

United States

8.2 -0.7

Sweden

7.3 -0.3

Germany

6.3 -0.4

Australia

5.2 0.3

Netherlands

5.0 0.8

Japan

4.2 -0.2

These data are featured in the TED article, International unemployment rates, March 2012.

 

Unemployment rates unadjusted by BLS, selected countries, seasonally adjusted, March 2012
Country Unemployment rate Over the year percentage point change

Spain

24.1 3.3

Portugal

15.3 2.9

Ireland

14.5 0.4

Denmark

8.1 0.6

Finland

7.5 -0.4

Belgium

7.3 0.3

Austria

4.0 -0.2

These data are featured in the TED article, International unemployment rates, March 2012.

 

 

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