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Unemployment in Greece on the rise in December 2019

Unemployment in Greece rose again in the month of December. According to Greek Manpower Organization (OAED) the number of registered unemployment totaled 1,064,526 in December 2019 from 1,018,503 in November (an increase of 4.52%) and 935,449 in December 2018 (an increase of 13.8%).

OAED announced that a total of 500,049 (or 46.97%) of registered unemployed people were long-term unemployed, that is for longer than 12 months.

Of the total number of unemployed, 400,330 (37.61%) are men and 664,196 (62.39%) are women.

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