Greece Unemployment Rate at 27.4% in September


The seasonally adjusted jobless rate in September of 2013 was 27.4 percent compared to 26.0 percent in September of 2012 and 27.3 percent in August.

The number of employed amounted to 3,639,429 persons, a decrease of 54,128 persons compared with September of 2012 (a 1.5 percent rate of decrease) and an increase of 5,397 persons compared with August of 2013 (a 0.1 percent rate of increase). 

Τhe number of unemployed amounted to 1,376,463, while the number of inactive reached 3,327,859. Unemployed increased by 77,161 persons (a 5.9 percent increase) compared with September of 2012 and by 14,023 persons compared with August of 2013 (a 1.0 percent rate of increase). 

Inactive persons decreased by 25,175 persons (a 0.8 percent rate of decrease) compared with September of 2012 and by 5,296 persons compared with August of 2013 (a 0.2 percent rate of decrease). 

Greece Unemployment Rate at 27.4% in September


ELSTAT | Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com
12/11/2013 10:27:40 AM