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Greek Unemployment Rate at 12.6% in July

September 14, 2022

ATHENS – The Greek unemployment rate rose slightly to 12.6% in July from 12.3% in June, but was down from a 14.1% rate in July 2021, Hellenic Statistical Authority said on Wednesday. More specifically, the number of unemployed people totaled 591,209 in July, down 9.7% from July 2021 but up 1.8% from June 2022.

The unemployment rate among women was 16.3% (18.7% in July 2021) and among men 9.6% (10.5%). The unemployment rate in the 15-24 age group fell to 26.2% from 33.3% and in the 25-74 age group it fell to 11.8% from 13.2%. The number of people in work was 4,116,125, up 3.3% from July 2021 but down 0.7% from June 2022.

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