Unemployment in Greece

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Greece - Unemployment

Unemployment rate edges down in June

The number of unemployed fell by 13,900 in June compared with a decrease of 8,000 in May, according to the Hellenic Statistical Authority (EL.STAT).

The unemployment rate fell from May’s revised 21.5% (previously reported: 21.7%) to 21.2%, a multi-year low. While the unemployment rate has fallen notably in past years, it is still well above the Eurozone average.

FocusEconomics Consensus Forecast panelists expect unemployment to average 22.2% in 2017. For 2018, the panel expects the unemployment rate to average 20.9%.

Greece - Unemployment Data

2012  2013  2014  2015  2016  
Unemployment Rate24.6  27.5  26.5  25.0  23.5  

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Greece Unemployment Chart

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

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Bond Yield5.390.60 %Sep 21
Exchange Rate1.19-0.61 %Sep 21
Stock Market7661.06 %Sep 21

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