Greece Unemployment Reaches Record 26.8%

Via Ekathimerini:

Greece’s unemployment rate rose to 26.8 percent in October 2012, the country’s statistics agency said on Thursday.

This is a major increase from the same month in 2011, the Statistical Authority said Thursday.

The unemployment increased from the 26.2 percent in September 2012.

It also marked a significant jump from the 19.7 percent of October 2011.

The worst affected were the young, with 56.6 percent of those aged between 15 and 24 out of work in October 2011.

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