Unemployment rate by sex and age groups - annual average, %

Unemployed persons are all persons 15 to 74 years of age (16 to 74 years in ES, IT and the UK) who were not employed during the reference week, had actively sought work during the past four weeks and were ready to begin working immediately or within two weeks.

http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/DE/tsdec450_esmsip.htm
(Retrieved: 26 January 2015)

Data host: 

Eurostat

Unit of Measurement: 

Percentage (%) - annual average

Type of Indicator source: 

  • Statistical office