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Unemployment in Greece breaks all records: 28% general, 61.4% among youth

Unemployment in Greece broke all previous records! General unemployment climbed up to 28% in November 2013, while unemployment has hit the youth with 61.4%. A total of 1,382,062 people are without work and income, according to Greek Statistics Authority.

November 2013 :  28%

November 2012:  26.3%

October 2013:      27.7%

Unemployment according to age criteria:

15-24 years old : 61.4%

25-34 years old: 38.4%

35-44 years old: 24.6%

45-54 years old: 21%

55-64 years old: 16.5%

65-74 years old: 10%

Unemployment is highest in
Macedonia-Thrace 29.7% followed by Attica with 28.9% and Epirus-West Mecedonia with 28.8%, Crete with 27.5%.

Registered as “unemployed” at the Labor Agency (OAED) are 1,069,341people.

Only 170,015 jobless receive ‘unemployment allowance’. The allowance of 360 euro is been paid for 12 months independently from the number of working years.

The statistics refer only to employees and not self-employed.

Full statistic report here in pdf.

PS and they happily lived ever after in Greece of success story and primary surplus.

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