Greece Unemployment Rate Edges Down


Greek jobless rate fell to 25.4 percent in February from a revised 25.6 percent in the previous month. It is the lowest rate since mid-2012.

Unemployment fell 1.2 percent to 1,205,857 persons and employment edged up 0.2 percent to 3,549,166 persons. There were 3,347,358 persons detached from the labour force in February, up 0.1 percent. 

A year earlier, unemployment was recorded at 27.2 percent. The number of unemployed persons fell 7.5 percent while employment rose 1.6 percent. Inactive persons decreased 0.3 percent.

Greece Unemployment Rate Edges Down


ELSTAT | Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com
5/6/2015 10:44:34 AM