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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