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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


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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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