Error loading French data causes Eurostat to report wrong unemployment data - Eurozone figure updated to 12.2 per cent

An error in loading French data caused European statistics body Eurostat to report unemployment 0.1 percentage points lower in both the euro area and the EU27.

Unemployment in the euro area and the EU27 in May was reported at a respective 12.1 per cent and 10.9 per cent - the actual figures were 12.2 per cent and 11 per cent.

The updated release is here.