Taking Europe’s pulse

public debt

Europe’s real economy remains sick. Forecasts from the IMF in January show eurowide GDP shrinking by 0.2% in 2013. Government debt levels are now worryingly high in the periphery, with debt burdens above 100% in Greece, Italy, Ireland and Portugal. Our interactive overview of GDP, debt and jobs displays the latest economic and fiscal differences across the entire European Union.

Source: The Economist