The Greek unemployment rate fell to 18 pct of the workforce in December 2018, from 18.3 pct in November 2018, Eurostat said in a report released here on Monday. The EU executive's statistics service said that Greece recorded the biggest annual unemployment rate reduction in the EU (from 20.8 pct in December 2017 to 18 pct in December 2018).
State spending in Greece, as a percentage of GDP, is the sixth highest amongst European Union countries, according to figures released on Tuesday by Eurostat.
Greece is listed in the unenviable top spot of Eurostat's fertility index, with the EU executive's statistics authorities releasing the latest figures (2017) on Tuesday.
A total of 34,305 people acquired Greek citizenship in 2017, up 3 percent compared to 2016, according to Eurostat. Of these, 86.8 percent were Albanians, 1.3 percent were Ukrainians and 1.1 percent were from Moldova.
In 2017, the health status of 98 pct of children under 16 in Greece was good or very good compared to 95.9 pct of all children in the EU, according to data released on Tuesday by Eurostat.
The Greek unemployment rate fell to 18.6 pct of the workforce in September 2018 from 18.9 pct in August, Eurostat said on Wednesday.
Greece's public debt rose to 180.4 pct of GDP, or 322.568 billion euros, in the first quarter of 2018, rising by 11.907 billion euros from the first quarter of 2017, according to figures released by Eurostat on Friday.
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…
The Greek unemployment rate eased to 20.6 pct of the workforce in January 2018, from 20.8 pct in December 2017, Eurostat said on Wednesday.
European Finance Commissioner Pierre Moscovici expressed the satisfaction of the European Commission over Greece's fiscal results, as shown by the Eurostat report released today showing a fiscal surplus of 0.8 pct of GDP in 2017, from a…