Registered Unemployment up by 3% in October

Registered unemployment grew 3.07% in October from September; totaling 824,517 people, the Workforce Employment Organisation (OAED) announced on Monday.

In its monthly report, OAED said that 59.83% of registered unemployed were out of work for more than 12 months and 40.17% for less than 12 months.

Registered unemployment among women was more than 63%, while the majority of registered unemployed were aged between 30-54 years old (64%). 92% of them are  Greek citizens.

Registered unemployed eligible for unemployment benefit fell by 97,268 in October, down 28.04% from September.
(Source: AMNA)