Unemployment closes 2013 with new high of 27.5 pct in last quarterEconomyMacroeconomy
The non-seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate rose to 27.5 percent in Q4, after marginally easing by 0.1 percentage points to 27 percent in Q3, according to the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).
EC sticks with 0.6 pct growth for Greece in 2014 but also sees C/A deficitEconomy
In its winter economic forecasts released on Tuesday, the European Commission (EC) notes that recent data support expectations that Greece should return to growth in 2014. Confidence indicators continue to improve, whilst hard data releases suggest the first signs of recovery.
Unemployment at new high of 28 pct in Nov, jobless up by 169 pct in four yearsEconomyMacroeconomy
The seasonally adjusted jobless rate continued heading north, reaching 28 percent in November from a downwards revised 27.7 percent the previous month, according to the Hellenic Statistical Agency (ELSTAT). The November rate now holds the new high.
Unemployment hit new high of 27.8 pct in October, set to rise furtherEconomyMacroeconomy
Greece officially assumed the presidency of the European Union on Wednesday, with the highest unemployment rate in the 28-member bloc. According to the Hellenic Statistical Agency (ELSTAT), the seasonally adjusted jobless rate in October stood at 27.8 percent from an upwards revised 27.7 percent in the month of September.
New data shows 6.2 pct of Greek labour force in gray areaEconomyMacroeconomy
Three new indicators released on Monday by the Greek statistical authority, ELSTAT, paint an even grimmer picture of Greece's labour market than the one most experts had considered until now.
Q3 unemployment in Greece still at 27 pct despite strong tourism seasonEconomyMacroeconomy
The non-seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate eased for the second straight quarter in Q3, falling to 27 percent from 27.1 percent in Q2 and 27.4 percent in Q1, according to data released by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).
Unemployment rate inched up again in Sept to 27.4 pctEconomyMacroeconomy
The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in September rose marginally to 27.4 percent, from 27.3 percent in August, according to data released by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT). The September rate is now just under the historic high of 27.5 percent in May this year.
Unemployment rate remained unchanged at 27.3 pct in AugustEconomyMacroeconomy
The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in August stayed flat at 27.3 percent, following a downward revision by 0.3 percentage points of the previously announced July rate of 27.6 percent, according to data released by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).
Unemployment creeps up to 27.6 pct in July; little tourism boost evidentEconomyMacroeconomy
The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in July edged marginally higher to 27.6 percent from 27.5 percent in June, according to data released on Thursday by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).
Greek unemployment rose to new high of 27.9 pct in JuneEconomyMacroeconomy
Greek seasonally adjusted unemployment showed an increase of 0.3 percentage points (pp) month on month (mom) and 3.3pp year on year (yoy) to 27.9 percent in June, which is a new historic high, according to the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) monthly labour force survey.