Greek Employment Rising, but Still Lowest in the EU, Commission Report

Greek Employment Rising, but Still Lowest in the EU, Commission Report

Employment in the European Union reached 72.3% in the third quarter of 2017, the highest level ever recorded, totaling more than 236 million people, the European Commission said on Monday. In a quarterly report on employment released in Brussels, the Commission said that employment grew 1.7% from the previous year, although it noted that employment levels continued showing large differences between EU member-states. The lowest employment rate was recorded in Greece (58%) and the highest in Sweden (82%).
In Greece, a 73.4% of unemployed people were long-term unemployed (more than 12 months) in the third quarter of 2017.
 
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