The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Greece eased to 12.5 percent in April of 2022 from an upwardly revised 12.6 percent in the previous month. It was the lowest jobless rate since June of 2010, as the number of unemployed decreased by 11.7 thousand over a month to 588 thousand people, while the number of employed rose by 41.1 thousand to 4.1 million people. Meanwhile, the number of people outside the labor force fell by 51.7 thousand to 3.2 million. Still, the jobless rate remained worst among individuals aged between 15 and 24 at 30.6 percent. source: National Statistical Service of Greece

Unemployment Rate in Greece averaged 16.16 percent from 1998 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 28 percent in July of 2013 and a record low of 7.10 percent in May of 2008. This page provides the latest reported value for - Greece Unemployment Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Greece Unemployment Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2022.

Unemployment Rate in Greece is expected to be 14.80 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Greece Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 14.80 percent in 2023 and 15.00 percent in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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Greece Unemployment Rate



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-05-18 09:00 AM Mar 12.2% 12.7% 12.7%
2022-06-15 09:00 AM Apr 12.5% 12.6% 12%
2022-07-13 09:00 AM May 12.5%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Unemployment Rate 12.50 12.60 percent Apr 2022
Unemployed Persons 583.81 595.49 Thousand Apr 2022
Employed Persons 4077.38 4142.57 Thousand Apr 2022
Part Time Employment 366.10 370.80 Thousand Mar 2022
Full Time Employment 3678.00 3682.40 Thousand Mar 2022
Employment Rate 87.48 87.43 percent Apr 2022
Job Vacancies 14713.00 15125.00 Dec 2021
Labor Force Participation Rate 51.80 51.60 percent Mar 2022

Greece Unemployment Rate
In Greece, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
12.50 12.60 28.00 7.10 1998 - 2022 percent Monthly
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News Stream
Greek April Jobless Rate at 2010-Low
The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Greece eased to 12.5 percent in April of 2022 from an upwardly revised 12.6 percent in the previous month. It was the lowest jobless rate since June of 2010, as the number of unemployed decreased by 11.7 thousand over a month to 588 thousand people, while the number of employed rose by 41.1 thousand to 4.1 million people. Meanwhile, the number of people outside the labor force fell by 51.7 thousand to 3.2 million. Still, the jobless rate remained worst among individuals aged between 15 and 24 at 30.6 percent.
2022-06-15
Greek March Jobless Rate Lowest since 2010
The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Greece eased to 12.2 percent in March of 2022, from a downwardly revised 12.7 percent in February. It was the lowest jobless rate since April of 2010, as the number of unemployed decreased by 25.2 thousand over a month to 582 thousand while the number of employed rose by 16.2 thousand to 4.2 million. Meanwhile, the number of people outside the labour force increased by 6.4 thousand to 3.1 million. The jobless rate remained worst among people aged between 15 and 24 at 27.2 percent, although it was lower than 30.8 percent in February.
2022-05-18
Greek Jobless Rate Edges Down to 12.8% in February
The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Greece eased to 12.8 percent in February of 2022, from an upwardly revised 12.9 percent in January. The number of people outside the labour force decreased by 122,526 to 3,120,148 and there was an addition of 112,391 people to the employed population, which totalled 4,118,939. Meanwhile, the number of unemployed people increased by 7,428 to 603,025. The jobless rate among people aged between 15 and 24 dropped to 31.1 percent in February from 33.1 percent in the previous month.
2022-04-13