Eurostat released its employment data for the Eurozone on Tuesday. Employment in the Eurozone climbed 0.1% in the first quarter, after a 0.1% rise in the fourth quarter. Eurostat estimates that 150.3 million people were employed in the Eurozone in the first quarter of 2015.
The highest rises were recorded in Latvia ( 1.5%), Estonia ( 0.9%), Spain ( 0.8%), Ireland, and Portugal (all 0.7%).
Employment was stable in Germany, France, Italy and the Netherlands.