Greek unemployment rate eased to 24.6 pct in Sept
Greek unemployment rate eased to 24.6 pct of the workforce in September, slightly down compared with 24.7 pct in August but 1.5 percentage points down compared with September 2014 (26.1 pct), Eurostat said on Thursday.
The EU executive’s statistics arm, in a monthly report, said that the Greek unemployment rate remained the highest in the EU (including youth unemployment 49.5 pct), followed by Spain (21.4 pct and 47.5 pct respectively, November figures).
Germany (4.5 pct) and the Czech Republic (4.6 pct) recorded the lowest unemployment rates. The unemployment rate in the Eurozone was 10.5 pct in November, from 10.6 pct in October and 11.5 pct in November 2014. In the EU, the unemployment rate was 9.1 pct in November from 9.2 pct in October and 10.0 pct in November last year.
You may be interested
Covid-19 Greece – 2,135 new cases on Tuesdaymakis - Nov 24, 2020
The Greek authorities announced 2,135 new cases of coronavirus on Tuesday, of which 13 were detected following checks at the…
Ankara blocks inspection of Turkish ship by German frigate in Libya (video)makis - Nov 23, 2020
Ankara has prevented a German frigate, participating in the European Union’s “IRINI” mission, from inspecting a suspected Turkish cargo ship…
Biden Deputy Chief of Staff pushed “mandatory” firearm buybacksPanos - Nov 23, 2020
Jennifer O’Malley Dillon, would-be White House Deputy Chief of Staff for a Biden administration, managed Robert ‘Beto’ O’Rourke’s 2020 campaign and pushed…