Greece: Unemployment rate drops in January
April 11, 2015
The number of unemployed fell by 1,221 in January, according to the Hellenic Statistical Authority (EL.STAT.). January’s fall marked a smaller drop over December’s 1,234 decrease.
The unemployment rate inched down from 25.9% in December to 25.7% in January. The reading was below that of the same month of the previous year (January 2014: 27.2%). Despite the improvements registered in recent months, Greece’s unemployment rate is still well above the Eurozone average.