Unemployment in Greece

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Greece - Unemployment

Unemployment rate decreases in September

September’s data pointed to an improvement in the labor market. The number of employed people increased by 43,487 compared with August, while the seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate decreased from August’s 12.1% to 11.8% in September.

Moreover, the number of unemployed people decreased by 8,449 compared to August. Meanwhile, the number of individuals outside the labor force decreased by 37,647 compared with August, representing a 1.2% drop.

FocusEconomics Consensus Forecast panelists expect the unemployment rate to average 12.4% in 2023, which is up 0.1 percentage points from the previous month’s projection. For 2024, the panel sees the unemployment rate averaging 11.9%.

Greece - Unemployment Data

2015   2016   2017   2018   2019  
Unemployment Rate25.0  23.6  21.5  19.3  17.3  

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Greece Unemployment
Note: Unemployment in % of active population.
Source: National Statistical Service.

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Value Change Date
Bond Yield1.910.76 %Jan 01
Exchange Rate1.120.65 %Dec 31

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