Euro zone employment falls 0.2% in Q4

The bloc lost 347,000 jobs in the last quarter of 2009. (SUPPLIED)

The euro zone lost 347,000 jobs in the last quarter of 2009,

data showed yesterday, as the 16-country area's economic recovery remained beset by fragility.

The number of employed declined 0.2 per cent in the final three months of the year against the previous quarter to 144.3 million, pulled down by job losses in the industrial sector, European Union statistics office Eurostat said.

 

 

Comments

Comments