Unemployment Rate in Greece at 12.8% in February

ATHENS – The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Greece was 12.8 pct in February 2022, down from 16.1 pct in February 2021 and the upwardly revised rate of 12.9 pct in January 2022, the Greek statistics agency ELSTAT announced in the February Labour Force Survey on Wednesday.

The number of unemployed persons in February amounted to 603,025, decreasing by 99,441 persons as compared with February 2021 (-14.2%) and increased by 7,428 persons compared with January 2022 (+1.2%).

The unemployment rate for women was 16.1 pct, from 19.7 pct in February 2021, while that for men was 10.1 pct, from 13.3 pct in February 2021.

The number of employed persons amounted to 4,118,939 persons increasing by 455,115 persons as compared with February 2021 (+12.4%) and by 112,391 persons compared with January 2022 (+2.8%).

The number of persons outside the labour force, i.e., persons under the age of 75 that are neither working nor looking for a job, amounted to 3,120,148, decreasing by 387,995 persons as compared with February 2021 (-11.1%) and by 122,526 persons compared with January 2022 (-3.8%).


ATHENS — A little-known Greek anarchist group has claimed responsibility for an arson attack on an Italian diplomat's car at her home in Athens.

Top Stories


A pregnant woman was driving in the HOV lane near Dallas.

General News

FALMOUTH, MA – The police in Falmouth have identified the victim in an accident involving a car plunging into the ocean on February 20, NBC10 Boston reported.

General News

NEW YORK – Meropi Kyriacou, the new Principal of The Cathedral School in Manhattan, was honored as The National Herald’s Educator of the Year.


Mitsotakis: Today’s Bill Comes to Define a New Field in Which Everyone Should Move

ATHENS - At the end of August 2022, I announced a legislative initative for the upgrading and modernisation of the protection, the operation of the security agencies and the operation of the communications and after the change in National Intelligence Service's (EYP) leadership and the establishment of double check to the legal intrusions," stated Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis addressing the parliament on Thursday during the debate on Justice Minstry's bill on the lifting of the communications confidentiality, cybersecurity and protection of the citizens' personal data.

The holiday season is swiftly upon us: gingerbread houses, eggnog, and festive parties with our nearest and dearest.

PERTH AMBOY — People are asking questions about a storm protection proposal for New York and New Jersey that would be among the most massive and costly flood control projects ever done in America.

NEW YORK. A delegation of the Diaspora Sector of Greece’s ruling New Democracy party visited New York City December 1-4.

WASHINGTON — The House gave final approval Thursday to legislation protecting same-sex marriages, a monumental step in a decadeslong battle for nationwide recognition of such unions that reflects a stunning turnaround in societal attitudes.

Enter your email address to subscribe

Provide your email address to subscribe. For e.g. abc@xyz.com

You may unsubscribe at any time using the link in our newsletter.