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Unemployment Rate At 16.3% In Q2 2011

The Greek Statistical Authority said that unemployment rate was 16.3% in the second quarter of 2011, compared with 15.9% in the previous quarter, and 11.8% in the corresponding quarter of 2010.
According to a report, in the 2nd Quarter of 2011 the number of employed amounted to 4,156,336 persons while the number of unemployed amounted to 810,821.
The number of employed persons decreased by 0.9% compared with the previous quarter, and by 6.1% compared with the 2nd Quarter of 2010.
The number of unemployed persons increased by 2.3% compared with the previous quarter and by 36.5% compared with the 2nd Quarter of 2010.
The unemployment rate for females (20.0%) is considerably higher than the unemployment rate for males (13.7%).
(source: ELSTAT, capital)

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