The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in October 2018 was 18.6 pct compared to 21.0 pct in October 2017 and 18.6 pct in September 2018, the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) said.
The unemployment rate dropped to 18.6% in September 2018, adjusted seasonally, over 20.8% in September 2017 and 18.9% in August 2018, according to the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data on Thursday.
The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) announced on Thursday the results of the Labour Force Survey for the second quarter of 2018.
"The Hellenical Statistical Authority announced the further reduction of unemployment to 19.1 pct for June, a level last reached by Greece in September 2011", Labour Minister Effie Achitsoglou said on Thursday in a statement.
The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in March 2018 was 20.1 pct compared to the 22.1 pct in March 2017 and the downward revised 20.6 pct in February 2018, the Hellenic Statistical Authority said on Thursday.
Greece's unemployment rate eased to 20.8 pct in December 2017, from 21 pct in November, with the unemployment rate among young people aged below 25 years falling to 45 pct from 45.4 pct, Eurostat said in a report released here on Wednesday.
The Greek unemployment rate is seven percentage points higher than the official rate, INE/GSEE, the country's largest trade union's research institute said in a report released on Thursday.
Greece's unemployment rate eased to 20.9 pct of the workforce in November 2017 from 23.3 pct in November 2016, but it was unchanged from October 2017, Hellenic Statistical Authority said on Thursday.
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.
The unemployment rate in Greece eased further to 20.7 pct in October, from 20.8 pct in September and 23.3 pct in October 2016, Hellenic Statistical Authority announced on Thursday.