July travel surplus of 2.14 bln affirms comeback for tourism sector
Rise in wages index slows to 2.5 pct in Q2 but hits six successive quarters of growth
Current account turns surplus in July as travel steps up
RRF injection pushes primary balance above target, but regular tax revenues short by 504 mln
Spurred by rising employment, Q2 unemployment drops to 10-year low of 15.8 pct
Unemployment rate down to 14.2 pct in July, lowest since Nov 2010
Q1 unemployment at 17.1 pct amid drop in employed, rise in inactives
Greece’s non-seasonally adjusted unemployment rate came to 17.1 percent in the first quarter (Q1) of the year, increasing by 0.9 percentage points from the last quarter of 2020, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) figures showed on Monday.
The jobless rate also increased by 0.9 percentage points (pps) from the Q1 2020 figure of 16.2 percent.
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