Six in 10 Greeks earn less than average salary of €1,022 in private sector


He or she is aged between 30 and 44, works full-time in a business run by a sole proprietor and grosses less than the average salary in the private sector. These are the general characteristics of a typical employee in Greece in 2014, according to figures presented by the Labour Ministry this week. 

The data, drawn from the ministry’s Ergani database of hirings and dismissals, put the total number of employees in the private sector in 2014 at 1,531,179, up 11.65 percent on the 1,371,450 registered in the system in 2013. 

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