The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Greece fell to 11.8 percent in September of 2022, the lowest jobless rate since March of 2010, from a downwardly revised 12.1 percent in the previous month. The number of unemployed persons fell by 8.4 thousand from the prior month to 556.3 thousand, while the number of employed increased by 43.4 thousand to 4.1 million. Those under the age of 24 years were the hardest hit, with the youth unemployment rate rising to 28.5 percent from 26.3 percent a year earlier. Meanwhile, the number of people outside the labor force decreased by 37.6 thousand to 3.1 million. source: National Statistical Service of Greece

Unemployment Rate in Greece averaged 16.28 percent from 1998 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 28.30 percent in July of 2013 and a record low of 7.30 percent in May of 2008. This page provides the latest reported value for - Greece Unemployment Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Greece Unemployment Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2022.

Unemployment Rate in Greece is expected to be 14.20 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Greece Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 14.80 percent in 2023 and 15.00 percent in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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Greece Unemployment Rate



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-09-30 10:00 AM Aug 12.2% 12.6%
2022-11-03 10:00 AM Sep 11.8% 12.1% 12.4%
2022-12-01 10:00 AM Oct 11.8% 12%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Unemployment Rate 11.80 12.10 percent Sep 2022
Employed Persons 4263.74 4155.67 Thousand Sep 2022
Unemployed Persons 518.19 547.56 Thousand Sep 2022
Part Time Employment 350.40 366.10 Thousand Jun 2022
Full Time Employment 3816.80 3678.00 Thousand Jun 2022
Employment Rate 89.16 88.36 percent Sep 2022
Job Vacancies 27246.00 16603.00 Jun 2022
Labor Force Participation Rate 52.60 51.80 percent Jun 2022

Greece Unemployment Rate
In Greece, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
11.80 12.10 28.30 7.30 1998 - 2022 percent Monthly
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News Stream
Greek September Jobless Rate Lowest Since 2010
The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Greece fell to 11.8 percent in September of 2022, the lowest jobless rate since March of 2010, from a downwardly revised 12.1 percent in the previous month. The number of unemployed persons fell by 8.4 thousand from the prior month to 556.3 thousand, while the number of employed increased by 43.4 thousand to 4.1 million. Those under the age of 24 years were the hardest hit, with the youth unemployment rate rising to 28.5 percent from 26.3 percent a year earlier. Meanwhile, the number of people outside the labor force decreased by 37.6 thousand to 3.1 million.
2022-11-03
Greek Jobless Rate Edges Higher to 12.6% in July
The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Greece rose to 12.6 percent in July of 2022 from 12.3 percent in the previous month but down from 14.1 percent in the corresponding month of the previous year. The number of unemployed people rose by 10.5 thousand over a month to 591.2 thousand, while the number of employed decreased by 29 thousand to 4.1 million people. Meanwhile, the number of people outside the labor force rose by 16.5 thousand to 3.1 million. The jobless rate remained worst among individuals aged between 15 and 24 at 26.2 percent.
2022-09-14
Greek Jobless Rate at 12-Year Low
The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Greece fell to 12.1 percent in June of 2022 from 12.5 percent in the previous month and 15 percent in the corresponding month of the previous year. It was the lowest jobless rate since April of 2010, as the number of unemployed people fell by 17.2 thousand from the previous month to 572.1 thousand. Also, the number of employed persons rose by 12 thousand to 4.1 million, while the number of persons outside the labor force rose slightly by 2.6 thousand to 3.1 million.
2022-08-10