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Unemployment in the euro zone drops to 8.9% in September

Ⓒ AFP/Archivos – John MacDougall – | Unemployment in the euro zone fell to 8.9% in September, better than anticipated by analysts and the lowest in the euro area since January 2009

Unemployment in the euro zone fell to 8.9% in September, announced on Tuesday the statistics office of the European Eurostat.

The data, better than the one anticipated by analysts at financial services provider Factset – which predicted 9.0%, the same percentage as in August – is the lowest recorded in the euro zone since January 2009.

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