Apr 29, 11:47 AM EDT

The eurozone economy has grown back to the size it was back in 2008 _ here's a look at some other key indicators for the 19-country bloc, comparing its situation eight years ago with where it is now


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The eurozone economy has grown back to the size it was back in 2008 _ here's a look at some other key indicators for the 19-country bloc, comparing its situation eight years ago with where it is now

Official figures show that the eurozone economy grew by a quarterly rate of 0.6 percent in the first three months of year, a level of growth that means the single currency bloc has finally clawed back the ground lost during the recessions since 2008

US economy barely grew at the start of election year, as consumers, businesses turn cautious

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LONDON (AP) --

LONDON (AP) - The eurozone economy has grown back to the size it was back in 2008, according to new figures. Here is a look at some other key indicators for the 19-country bloc, its best- and worst-off member states, and other major economies.
Unemployment (percent)
ThenNow
Eurozone overall7.310.2
-Germany7.94.2
-Greece7.924.4 *
United States5.05.0
Japan3.93.2
Youth unemployment (percent)
ThenNow
Eurozone overall15.221.2
-Germany11.16.9
-Greece20.651.9 *
United States13.510.4
Japan7.35.8
Inflation (annual percentage rate)
ThenNow
Eurozone overall3.3-0.2
-Germany3.00.1
-Greece3.9-0.7
United States4.70.3
Japan0.7-0.1
Public debt (percent of GDP)
ThenNow (2015)
Eurozone overall68.590.7
-Germany64.971.2
-Greece109.4176.9
United States76104.2
Japan171.1229.2
Source: Eurostat, U.S. Treasury, Japan's ministry of finance.
Note: 2008 figures are estimated for the same 19 countries that comprise the eurozone today.
(asterisk)Latest available figure is for January.

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