Greece -Slight decrease of unemployment in official figures -December 18, 2014

Data published by the statistical office show that in the 3rd quarter of 2014 the unemployment rate slowly decreased to 25.5%, compared to 26.6% in the previous quarter, and 27.2% in the 3rd quarter of 2013. The number of employed persons increased by 1.4%.

Data published by the statistical office show that in the 3rd quarter of 2014 the unemployment rate slowly decreased to 25.5%, compared to 26.6% in the previous quarter, and 27.2% in the 3rd quarter of 2013. The number of employed persons increased by 1.4% compared with the previous quarter, and by 1.5% compared with the 3rd quarter of 2013. Unemployment among women (29.2%) is considerably higher than among men (22.6%), whilst the unemployment rate for youngsters (the age group 15-24 years) stays high (49.5%).

English: http://www.statistics.gr/portal/page/portal ...   

 

 

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