Greece Unemployment Rate Falls Slightly to 26.5%

Greek jobless rate declined for the fifth consecutive month to 26.5 percent in February, from a downwardly revised 26.6 percent in the previous month, as the number of inactive persons increased 0.4 percent.
ELSTAT | Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com 5/8/2014 11:02:22 AM
The number of unemployed persons amounted to 1,300,165, down by 1.1 percent over January. Employment fell by 0.1 percent and unemployment among the 15-24 age group was recorded at 56.9 percent.

Compared with February of 2013, unemployment dropped by 14,996 persons (-0.2 percent) and employment decreased by 8,964 persons. In February of 2013, the unemployment was recorded at 26.7 percent.

Greece Unemployment Rate Falls Slightly to 26.5%