Thursday October 1, 2020

Greek unemployment hits a record 26.8%

Greece’s unemployment rate in October rose to a record 26.8 per cent from a revised 26.2 per cent in the previous month, according to data from the government statistical service.

10th January, 2013
36,219 Greeks lost their jobs in October.

Greece’s unemployment rate in October rose to a record 26.8 per cent from a revised 26.2 per cent in the previous month, according to data from the government statistical service.

A further 36,219 people lost their jobs in October, bringing the total to 1.35 million, the data showed. The number of unemployed people in October was nearly 38% higher than a year previously.

The euro-zone average unemployment was 11.7 per cent in October, according to Eurostat.

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