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Eurostat Says Greece Recorded Largest Annual Unemployment Decline in April

The unemployment rate in Greece eased down to 17.6 percent of the workforce in April from the rate of 18.2 percent seen in March,...

Greek Unemployment Falls to 17.6 Percent in April, Lowest Since 2011

The Greek unemployment rate fell to 17.6 per cent of the workforce in April 2019 from 18.2 per cent in March and 19.8 pct...

More than One in Four Young Greeks are Not Working or Studying

More than one in four young Greeks aged 20-34 do not work or study, according to the latest Eurostat figures for 2018. Greece is in...

Greek Unemployment at 19.2 Percent in First Quarter of 2019

The Greek unemployment rate fell to 19.2 percent of the workforce in the first quarter of 2019. This rate is a substantial decrease from...

Greek Unemployment Down 2.1 Percent in February of 2019 Compared to Year Prior

The Greek Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) issued a report on Thursday which shows that unemployment in Greece fell from 20.6 percent in February of 2018 to...

Greece Records Largest Annual Unemployment Decrease in EU for 2018

Greece recorded the largest annual unemployment rate decrease in the EU for 2018, Eurostat disclosed in a report which was released on Monday. The European Executive's...

New Survey Finds One in Three Greek Employers Plan to Hire More Staff

Approximately one out of three Greek employers plan to hire more staff in the coming three months, a new survey published on Wednesday suggests. According...

Greek Unemployment in December Lowest Since July of 2011

Greece's jobless rate dropped to 18% in December from a downwardly-revised 18.3% in the previous month, data from the country's statistics service ELSTAT showed...

Greece Raises Minimum Wage to €650, Nixes Sub-Minimum for Under-25s

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announced on Monday that the nation will raise its minimum wage to €650 ($745) per month, and his government will...

Greek Unemployment Falls; Still Highest in Europe

The Greek unemployment rate fell slightly to 18.6 percent of the workforce in September 2018 from a level of 18.9 percent in August, Eurostat...

Greece Has Highest Unemployment in the EU

Although unemployment in Greece dropped from 19 percent in July to 18.9 percent in August, it remains the country with the highest unemployment rate...

Report: Nearly Half Greece’s Active Population Out of Work

According to the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises' weekly economic bulletin published on Thursday, 44.7 per cent of the economically active population in Greece is...

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