Official unemployment eases to 18.6% in Sept. 2018
Unemployment continued to drop in September 2018, according to the Greek statistics authority, easing to 18.6 percent, compared to 20.8 percent in the corresponding period of 2017 and down from 18.9 percent in the preceding month, August 2018.
The agency released seasonally adjusted figures for the month.
Officially employed people in the country exceeded 3.879 million, while registered unemployed people exceeded 887,000, whereas the non-active population out of roughly 11 million residents totaled 3.199 million.
The “fly in the ointment” remained joblessness in the young adults category (up to 24 years old), which reached 36.6 percent.
You may be interested
Cyprus blasts “pirate state” Turkey’s new illegal gas drilling bidmakis - Jan 20, 2020
Cyprus on Sunday denounced Turkey as a “pirate state” that flouts international law as Turkey’s bid to drill for natural…
Greek tourism: Average spending per trip increases by €61 during 2019Panos - Jan 20, 2020
Based on final data, the balance of travel services in January-September 2019 posted a surplus of €14,095 million, up 12.7%…
“Anonymous Greece” strike back: Turkish government websites were hitPanos - Jan 20, 2020
A counterattack was launched by the Greek hacker group “Anonymous Greece” targeting Turkish websites after Turkish hackers attacked Greek government…