The employment rate in Greece grew to 54.1 percent of the working population aged 15-64 in the first quarter of 2018, from 53.8 percent in the fourth quarter of 2017 and 52.8 percent a year earlier, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has said in a report.
The Paris-based organization said the employment rate among men was 63.8 percent in the first quarter of 2018, from 63.3 percent in the fourth quarter of 2017 and 61.8 percent in the first quarter of 2017, while among women it was 44.5 percent, unchanged from the fourth quarter of 2017, and 44.0 percent in the first quarter of 2017.
The employment rate in the OECD member-states grew 0.2 percent to 68.2 percent in the first quarter, with 28 out of the 36 members of the OECD recording an increase. In the eurozone, the employment rate rose 0.1 percent to 66.9 percent.
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