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Greece - Unemployment

Unemployment rate drops in March

March’s print suggested a reviving labor market, as the number of employed people increased by 16,180 compared with February 2022, while the seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate declined from February’s 12.7% to 12.2% in March.

In addition, the number of unemployed workers decreased by 25,233 from February to March. This was partly due to lower labor force participation, as the number of people outside the labor force increased marginally by 6,359 people compared with February 2022 (+0.2%).

FocusEconomics Consensus Forecast panelists expect the unemployment rate to average 13.2% in 2022, which is down 0.2 percentage points from the previous month’s projection. For 2023, the panel sees the unemployment rate averaging 12.6%.

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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