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Unemployment Rises in Greece, Particularly Amongst Young People

Unemployment increased in Greece over the past year reaching 46.8 percent in young people under 25, according to a report released last Wednesday.

Unemployment in Greece Remains More Than Double the Average Eurozone Rate

  Greece has seen a 0.2 percent rise in employment in September, according to Reuters, which reported that the Hellenic Statistical Authority's (ELSTAT) latest data shows unemployment numbers easing from 23.4 percent in June to 23.2 percent in July. On Thursday...

Eurostat: Greece Is Still the Unemployment 'Champ' of the European Union

Eurostat, the EU statistics authority, reports that the euro area (EA19) seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 10.1 percent in August 2016, stable compared to July 2016 and down from 10.7 percent in August 2015. This remains the lowest rate...

Shocking Statistics: Only 4% Unemployed Found Jobs

Eurostat data shows that those who are unemployed are unlikely to return to the job market indicating that long-term unemployment in Greece is becoming a structural problem. Eurozone statistics show that 15.4 percent of unemployed in the fourth quarter...

Der Spiegel Features Greek Reporter’s Idea to “Hire a Greek”

The esteemed German news magazine Der Spiegel published an extensive report on the innovative website HireaGreek.com, created last February by Greek Reporter. The idea for the initiative that aims to help jobless Greeks find jobs came from Anastasios Papapostolou, founder and editor...