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Greek unemployment jumps to 14.8 per cent
Date 09/03/2011 16:00  Author webmaster  Hits 1035  Language Global
09 MAR 2011

Earth Times

Athens - Greece's unemployment rate in December jumped to 14.8 per cent, with more than 40,000 people losing their jobs in a month, The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) said Wednesday.

ELSTAT, providing the latest jobless data it has available, said that the December jobless rate compared with 13.9 per cent in November.

In December a total of 41,068 people lost their jobs, pushing the number of unemployed to almost 734,000.

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