Unemployment in Greece broke a new record in September 2012 as it climbed to 26%, according to EUROSTAT data released on Tuesday. It is 7.1% higher when compared to September 2011. Spain leads in unemployment among the EU members-countries with 26.6% for the same month.
According to Eurostat data, Greece leads in youth unemployment with 57.6% while unemployment among men rose to 22.9% and to 30.1% among women.
In Spain unemployment among youth is at 56.5%.
In November 2012, unemployment in eurozone reached 11.8% and 10.7% in European Union.
That is, a total of 18 million men and women were recorded as unemployed in euro zone member-states.