Special ELSTAT report reveals dramatic changes in labour market since 1980s

EconomyMacroeconomy Tags: ELSTAT, Labour, Unemployment
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos

The drastic changes in the Greek labour market were depicted in a special report released by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) on Friday, which showed the evolution of a number of important features from 1981 until 2015.

The labour force in Greece had steadily increased until 2009, when it reached 5.04 million. It dropped after that, sinking to 4.81 million in 2015. It was worth noting that the labour force increased by 283,100 after Greeceā€™s accession to the eurozone i...

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