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Planning to Move to Greece: Difficult Times Set New Realities for Expats

When considering moving to Greece, many people have images of sunny beaches with clean, sparkling water and a never-ending island hopping adventure. Sure, there are so many things to do in Greece that you will never be bored or tire from...

Greece Unemployment Dips to 26.8 Percent in March

New March data released by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) point to a slight drop in unemployment rates across Greece, which remains at 26.8 percent, down from 26.9 percent in February, and 27.2 percent a year ago. According to the...

Greece Unemployment Dips to 26.5 Percent in February

New February data released by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) point to a slight drop in unemployment across Greece, which remains, however, at a nosebleed level of 26.5 percent, down from 26.6 percent in January, and 26.7 percent a year...

Eurostat: Northern Greece Youth Unemployment Worst in Europe

Northern Greece has the highest rates of unemployment in continental Europe, according to a new report from Eurostat on unemployment, with university qualification making little difference to job prospects. According to Euronews website, seven out of ten young people in West Macedonia...

Eurostat: 26.7 Percent of Greeks Unemployed

The European Union’s statistical service Eurostat published on Friday the recent numbers on the unemployment rates across Europe, revealing that 18.91 million people living within the EU were found to be jobless in March. Eurostat’s numbers show that the highest...

Latest Forecast on Greece Shows Growth in 2014

A recent economic forecast, which was published early on Tuesday by the European Commission, shows Greece returning to a growth of 0.6 percent in 2014, with a significant leap of 2.9 percent expected for 2015, after a long and...

IMA-GSEVEE Survey: Greek Housholds in Despair

The annual survey carried out by the Small Enterprises’ Institute (IME) of the Hellenic Confederation of Professionals, Craftsmen & Merchants (GSEVEE) reveals that the worsening of Greek households’ finances has led to big cuts in expenditure, especially for food,...

Eurostat: Unemployment at 26,8% in March 2013

Unemployment among the active population in Greece rose from 26,7 percent in February to 26,8 percent in March, according to data that Eurostat released on July 1. According to community data, the median unemployment rate in the Eurozone ranged in...

Unemployment Hits 5% Increase in A Year

According to the Hellenic Statistical Authority, mostly known by its acronym ELSTAT, the Greek unemployment rate has risen to 27.4% within the first quarter of 2013. If we just take a look at ELSTAT’s latest data on unemployment in...

Unemployment Up At 21.7 Percent In February

Greece's jobless rate scaled a new record high of 21.7 percent in February, statistics service ELSTAT said on Thursday, as the debt crisis and austerity measures took their toll on the labour market. Budget cuts imposed by the EU and...