Greek Unemployment Rate Fell to 15% in June

ΑΤΗΕΝS — Greek unemployment rate fell to 15% of the workforce in June from 15.8% in May and 17.8% in June 2020, Hellenic Statistical Authority said on Thursday.

The statistics service said that the number of unemployed people totaled 700,990 in June, down 14.9% from June 2020 and down 4.4% from May 2021. The number of employed people totaled 3,981,468, up 4.8% from June 2020 and up 1.6% from May 2021. The unemployment rate among women was 18.9% in June from 20.6% in June last year, while among men it was 11.8% in June 2021 from 15.6% in June 2020. The 15-24 age group recorded the highest unemployment rate (28.3% from 38.5% in June 2020), followed by the 25-74 age group (14.3% from 16.9% in June last year).


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