A glance at economic growth across Europe

A look at second-quarter GDP figures for the 28-country EU and the 17-member eurozone

Associated Press

The recession across the economy of the 17 countries that use the euro ended in the April-June period of 2013, according to the latest figures from the EU's statistical agency, Eurostat.

The figures, released Wednesday, also showed that the wider 28-country EU has emerged from recession.

Here is a glance at how Europe's economies have managed.

Growth rates in Gross Domestic Product across Europe (percentage change, seasonally adjusted)
Q2 vs Q1 Q1 vs Q4 2012 Q2 2013 vs Q2 2012
European Union(28 countries) 0.3 -0.1 -0.2
Eurozone (17 Countries) 0.3 -0.3 -0.7
Austria 0.2 0.1 0.2
Belgium 0.1 0.0 -0.1
Cyprus -1.4 -1.7 -5.2
Estonia 0.1 -1.0 1.4
Finland 0.7 0.2 0.0
France 0.5 -0.2 0.3
Germany 0.7 0.0 0.5
Greece n/a n/a -4.6
Ireland n/a -0.6 n/a
Italy -0.2 -0.6 -2.0
Luxembourg n/a -1.6 n/a
Malta n/a 0.0 n/a
Netherlands -0.2 -0.4 -1.8
Portugal 1.1 -0.4 -2.0
Slovenia n/a -0.7 n/a
Slovakia 0.3 0.2 0.8
Spain -0.1 -0.5 -1.7
Remaining EU members
Bulgaria -0.1 0.1 0.2
Czech Republic 0.7 -1.3 -1.2
Denmark n/a 0.0 n/a
Hungary 0.1 0.6 0.2
Latvia 0.5 1.2 4.3
Lithuania 0.6 1.3 4.1
Poland 0.4 0.2 1.1
Romania 0.3 0.3 1.2
Sweden -0.1 0.6 0.6
United Kingdom 0.6 0.3 1.4
United States 0.4 0.3 1.4

Source: Eurostat

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