ELSTAT: Rate of unemployement retreats to 23.3% in April
The Greek statistics authority ELSTAT has published its latest seasonally adjusted…
The Greek statistics authority ELSTAT has published its latest seasonally adjusted figures on employment for April 2016 and found that the rated dropped to 23.3%, from 23.7% in March 2016 and 25.3% in April 2015.
ELSTAT’s survey shows that the number of employed amounted to 3,676,880 persons, the unemployed to 1,115,443 persons and the inactive (persons that have neither worked neither looked for a job) to 3,262,493 persons.
The employed increased by 106,854 compared to April 2015 (+3.0%) and by 25,600 compared to March 2016 (+0.7%). The unemployed decreased by 90,955 (-7.5%) compared to April 2015 and by 20,951 compared to March 2016 (-1.8%). The number of inactive persons decreased by 55,686 persons (-1.7%) compared to April 2015, and by 8,069 persons compared to March 2016 (-0.2%).