In April 2022, the euro area seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 6.8 percent, stable compared with March 2022 and down from 8.2 percent in April 2021. And whilst the EU average unemployment rate was 6.8 percent, in Croatia that rate was slightly lower at 6.1 percent, according to figures produced by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
Eurostat estimates that 13.264 million men and women in the EU, of whom 11.181 million in the euro area, were unemployed in April 2022. Compared with April 2021, unemployment decreased by 2.543 million in the EU and by 2.175 million in the euro area.
In April 2021 Croatia saw 8.1 percent unemployment, and that figure has been constantly dropping over the past months, to reach the figure of 6.1 percent in April 2022.
The highest rate of unemployment in the EU in April was reported in Spain, 13.3 percent, followed by Greece, 12.7 percent and Italy 8.4 percent.