Printer Friendly

Greek Unemployment Dips Below 26 Percent.

Athens, Muharram 20, 1436, Nov 13, 2014, SPA -- Unemployment in Greece dropped in August to 25.9 percent in seasonally-adjusted terms, from July's revised estimate of 26.1 percent, the statistics agency ELSTAT said Thursday.

A total of 1.242 million people were out of work in the month, dpa reported.

The jobless rate was the lowest recorded in the crisis-stricken country since peaking at 28 percent in September 2013.

Unemployment among youths aged between 15 and 24 continued to be particularly high but fell to 49.3 percent, down from 58.6 percent the same period last year. Greeks aged 25 to 34 were also struggling with an unemployment rate of 32.7 percent.


19:12 LOCAL TIME 16:12 GMT

All Rights Reversed for Saudi Press Agency Provided by SyndiGate Media Inc. ( ).

COPYRIGHT 2014 SyndiGate Media Inc.
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2014 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:Saudi Press Agency (SPA)
Date:Nov 13, 2014
Previous Article:Embattled UK Labour leader promises not to "shrink from the fight".
Next Article:U.S. Jobless Claims Near 14-Year Low.

Terms of use | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2022 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters |