Greece - Unemployment falls - October 31, 2019

Greece’s unemployment rate fell to 16.9% in July from a revised 17.1% in the previous month, data from the country’s statistics service ELSTAT showed. Seasonally adjusted data showed the number of unemployed at 797,218 people, with younger persons aged up to 24 being the largest demographic group of people out of work. Among younger persons aged 15 to 24, the unemployment rate fell to 32.9% from 37.8% in the same month in 2018.

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