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Eurostat: Unaccompanied minors roughly an eighth of asylum seekers in Greece

Unaccompanied minors made up 12.4 pct of asylum seekers in Greece in 2017, according to Eurostat figures released on Wednesday. Roughly 2,500 unaccompanied under-18s applied for asylum in the country during 2017, up 4 pct since 2016 and the third-highest number in the EU after Italy and Germany.

Hourly labour cost in Greece climbs to 14.5 euros in 2017

The average hourly labour cost in Greece in 2017 was 14,5 euros, according to figures released by Eurostat on Monday. This was less than the average for the European Union (26.8 euros) and the euro area (30.3 euros) but significantly…

Unemployment rate in Greece shows biggest decline in the EU

Greece recorded the biggest percentage decline in the unemployment rate among EU countries in October 2017, with the unemployment rate falling to 20.7 pct of the workforce from 23.3 pct in October 2016, Eurostat said on Wednesday.