Unemployment rate in the European Union stood at 6.3% in September, marking the lowest rate since 2000, the block’s statistical office said on Thursday.

“Compared with September 2018, unemployment fell by 889,000 in the EU28,” Eurostat said.

It was stable compared to the last month and down from 6.7% year-on-year.

The lowest unemployment rate was recorded in Czechia with 2.1%, the data showed, with Germany following it with 3.1%.

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