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A glance at unemployment rates around the eurozone

The Associated Press
Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 6:43 AM ET

Official data show that unemployment for the 17 countries that use the euro remained at its record high of 11.4 percent in August.
Here is a breakdown of unemployment across Europe and the eurozone.
Unemployment rates across Europe and the eurozone(percent seasonally adjusted)
Country/Region August 2011 July 2012 August 2012
European Union (27 countries) 9.7 10.5 10.5
Eurozone (17 countries) 10.2 11.4 11.4
Austria 3.8 4.6 4.5
Belgium 7.3 7.5 7.4
Cyprus 8.0 11.7 11.7
Estonia 13.2 n/a n/a
Finland 7.7 7.6 7.9
France 9.6 10.6 n/a
Germany 5.8 5.5 5.5
Greece 17.2 n/a n/a
Ireland 14.7 14.9 15.0
Italy 8.8 10.7 10.7
Luxembourg 5.1 5.2 5.2
Malta 6.2 6.5 6.5
Netherlands 4.4 5.3 5.3
Portugal 12.7 15.7 15.9
Slovakia 13.5 14.2 14.2
Slovenia 8.0 8.4 8.4
Spain 22.0 25.0 25.1
Non-Eurozone Countries
Bulgaria 11.1 12.5 12.5
Czech Republic 6.6 6.8 6.7
Denmark 7.5 8.0 8.0
Hungary 11.0 10.7 n/a
Latvia 17.0 n/a n/a
Lithuania 15.0 13.0 12.9
Poland 9.7 10.0 10.1
Romania 7.5 7.0 7.1
Sweden 7.3 7.5 7.8
United Kingdom 8.0 n/a n/a
United States 9.1 8.3 8.1
Source: Eurostat