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Euro-Area Economy Fuels Strongest Jobs Growth in a Decade: Chart

Robust economic growth in the euro area is having a definite effect on the labor market. Joblessness is declining and the number of people in work has been rising consistently for the past four years -- an improvement European Central Bank President Mario Draghi is proudly pointing out at every opportunity. The latest data show annual growth in employment in the third quarter was the best since before the financial crisis.