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Unemployment Drops to 16.9 Percent in Greece, Lowest Point Since 2011

According to a new report that the Greece Statistical Authority ELSTAT announced on Thursday, unemployment in the country fell to 16.9 percent during the second quarter of 2019. More specifically, 13.7 percent of Greek men are currently unemployed, while the...

Greek Economy Grew by 1.9% During Second Quarter of 2019

The Greek economy grew by 1.9 percent during the second quarter of 2019, compared to the corresponding period in 2018, the Greek Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) announced on Wednesday. The statistics service also announced that Greek GDP rose 0.8 percent in...

Greek Unemployment Falls to 17.6 Percent in April, Lowest Since 2011

The Greek unemployment rate fell to 17.6 per cent of the workforce in April 2019 from 18.2 per cent in March and 19.8 pct in April last year, the Greek Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) said in a report on Thursday. This...

Poverty Threat Among Greeks Drops Significantly But Remains High

The percentage of Greeks who are at risk of poverty or social exclusion fell by three percentage points in 2018 compared to 2017. 31.8 percent of the Greek population were at risk of poverty or social exclusion in 2018, compared...

Greek Unemployment at 19.2 Percent in First Quarter of 2019

The Greek unemployment rate fell to 19.2 percent of the workforce in the first quarter of 2019. This rate is a substantial decrease from the 21.2 percent seen in the same period last year, but an increase from the...

Greek Economy Grows by a Meager 1.3 Percent in First Quarter of 2019

The Greek economy grew by 1.3 percent in the first quarter of the year, exactly half the rate it had grown during the same three-month period in 2018, when gains came to 2.6 percent. The figures were released by...

Giorgos or Yiannis? The Most Popular Names in Greece Revealed

The Greek statistical authority ELSTAT announced on Tuesday the most popular names currently seen across the nation of Greece. According to the data, the most common names are Giorgos and Maria, representing 8.8 and 8.3 percent, respectively, of the country's...

Latest Data Reveal Greek Inflation on the Rise

ELSTAT, Greece's official statistics authority, released its latest data on the country's annual EU-harmonized inflation on Friday, which showed a slight increase in prices overall. From one percent inflation seen in March of 2019, the figure increased to 1.1 percent...

Greek Unemployment Down 2.1 Percent in February of 2019 Compared to Year Prior

The Greek Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) issued a report on Thursday which shows that unemployment in Greece fell from 20.6 percent in February of 2018 to 18.5 percent in February of 2019. The unemployment rate also recorded a small decline on a...

Greek Unemployment in December Lowest Since July of 2011

Greece's jobless rate dropped to 18% in December from a downwardly-revised 18.3% in the previous month, data from the country's statistics service ELSTAT showed on Thursday. December's unemployment rate was the lowest reading since July of 2011. Seasonally-adjusted data showed the...