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The eurozone unemployment rate was 11.4pc in August, up from 10.2pc last year. Data from the EU statistics agency Eurostat estimated that 25.5m men and women were out of work over the period, 18.2m of whom were in the eurozone.
Compared with the previous month the number of unemployed people in the EU rose by 49,000 and in the eurozone by 34,000.
The overall unemployment rate in Spain has reached 25.1pc, while the latest data from Greece for June shows a figure of 24.4pc. The outlook is far more optimistic in Germany, however, where just 5.5pc of people are out of work. ...
Eurozone unemployment hits record high and reveals two-speed Europe
European survey found 26% of British workers diagnosed with depression
Britons and Germans took the most time off as a result - 41 days on average
British workers are the most likely to be diagnosed with depression in Europe, a survey has found.
The worrying extent of the illness in the UK was laid bare by the poll that revealed 26 per cent of Britons had received the diagnosis from their GP, compared with 12 per cent of Italians.
Those in the UK also took the most time off as a result of the illness, recording 41 days on average compared with the European mean of 36......
British workers 'are the most depressed in Europe' as one in four is diagnosed with the illness
One in 10 workers has taken time off because of depression, a poll of 7,000 people in seven European countries has found.
The Mori survey was carried out for the European Depression Association (EDA) in Britain, Germany, Italy, Denmark, Turkey, Spain and France.
Those in Britain, Denmark and Germany were most likely to be off work because of depression.....
One in 10 workers has taken time off for depression
Euro zone manufacturing put in its worst performance in the three months to September since the depths of the Great Recession, with factories hit by falling demand despite cutting prices, a business survey showed on Monday — pointing to a new recession.
Factories helped lift the 17-nation bloc out of its last recession, but the survey suggests a downturn that began in smaller periphery countries has taken root in core members Germany and France....
Euro Zone Factory Data Flag ‘New Recession’
Originally posted by michael1983l
The trouble is with UK doctors is that they diagnose depression far too easily. I think that many that have been diagnosed are not actually depressed in any long term form.