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Greece — Unemployment reaches 11.3% in January 2010

21 April 2010
According to the latest Labour Force Survey, published by the Hellenic Statistical Authority, the unemployment rate in January 2010 reached 11.3% compared to 9.4% in January 2009 and 10.2% in December 2009.

The number of employed amounted to 4,445,743 persons while the number of unemployed amounted to 567,132.
 
The number of inactive people was 4,276,258.

The number of employed decreased by -0.9% or -39,272 persons compared to January 2009 and by -0.3% or -11,914 persons compared to December 2009.

Unemployment increased by +21.8% or +101,440 persons compared to January 2009 and by +12.3% or +62,022 persons compared to December 2009.

To read the full Labour Force Survey in Greek language please click here

 

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