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WITHOUT WORK 23 million Europeans

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(Title) Unemployment in the eurozone remained at 10% last month while in July 2009 stood at 9.6%, as reported by Eurostat.
Unemployment the European Union also remained unchanged at 9.6% from 9.1% a year ago.

Approximately 23 million people in the European Union was unemployed in July, of which 15.833 million from Eurozone countries, according to data of Eurostat.
The biggest problem of unemployment presented Spain with a share of 20.3% while the lowest Austria by 3,8%.
The stabilization of unemployment Eurozone has notably Germany, where this rate fell from 7.6% last July to 6.9% this year.
The highest rates of unemployment there, after Spain Slovakia (15%) and Ireland (13 6%). The lowest unemployment rate recorded by Lithuania (5.3%), Malta (6.5%), Slovenia (6.8%) and Germany and Denmark (6,9%).
Unemployment U.S. in July was 9.5% from 9.4% a year ago and Japan 5.2% from 5,6%.

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