Greek Unemployment Rate Eased to 12.1% in June

ATHENS – Greek unemployment rate eased to 12.1% of the workforce in June, from 12.5% in May and 15% in June 2021, Hellenic Statistical Authority said on Wednesday. More specifically, the statistics service said that the number of unemployed people totaled 572,109, down 18.6% from June 2021 and down 2.9% compared with May 2022. The unemployment rate among women was 15.9% (19% in 2021) and among men 9% (11.8%).

The unemployment rate in the 15-24 age group eased to 27.4% in June from 31.7% in June 2021 and in the 25-74 age group it fell to 11.3% from 14.1%. The number of employed people totaled 4,148,431, up 3.9% from June 2021.


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