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Greek Unemployment Rate Eased to 13.3% in November 2021

January 19, 2022

ATHENS – The Greek unemployment rate fell to 13,3% of the workforce in November 2021, from 16,1% in November 2020 and 13,4% in October 2021, Hellenic Statistical Authority said on Wednesday. More specifically, the number of unemployed people totaled 624,858, down 121,560 or 1..3% compared with the same month in 2020, but up 3,551 or 0,6% compared with October 2021. The unemployment rate among women was 17.2% (down from 20% in 2020), while among men 10% (from 13.1%).

The unemployment rate in the 15-24 age group was 34.3% in November (37.6% in November 2020), while in the 25-74 age group it fell to 12.2% from 15.1%. The number of employed people totaled 4,087,369, up 5.4% from November 2020 and 1.4% from October 2021.

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