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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Greece

Greece Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 11.6 % Dec/22
Youth Unemployment Rate 28.9 % Dec/22
Employed Persons 4130 Thousand Person | 4.13 Million Person Dec/22
Employment Change  0 % 3Q/22
Employment Rate  87.65 % Dec/22
Full Time Employment 3910 Thousand Person 3Q/22
Long Term Unemployment Rate 7.5 % 3Q/22
Part Time Employment 306 Thousand Persons 3Q/22
Unemployed Persons 582 Thousand Persons | 0.582 Million Persons Dec/22


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Greece - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Greece?

  • Unemployment Rate in Greece remained unchanged at 11.6 % in December 2022. The maximum rate was 27.9 % and minimum was 7.4 %.
  • Data published Monthly by National Statistical Service.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
11.6 Dec/22 01.02.2023
11.4 Nov/22 10.01.2023
11.6 Oct/22 01.12.2022
11.8 Sep/22 03.11.2022
12.2 Aug/22 01.10.2022
12.6 Jul/22 14.09.2022
12.1 Jun/22 10.08.2022
12.5 May/22 28.07.2022


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Unemployment Rate in Greece by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Prokopis Pavlopoulos 13.03.2015 - 21.7000 20.1000 21.7000 20.1000 -7.37%


Latest data on Youth Unemployment Rate (%)

Youth Unemployment Rate
                     Greece - Historical Data (%)

What is Youth Unemployment Rate in Greece?

  • Youth Unemployment Rate in Greece decreased to 28.9 % in December 2022. The maximum rate was 59.9 % and minimum was 19.8 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
28.9 Dec/22 03.02.2023
31.3 Nov/22 09.01.2023
27.3 Oct/22 01.12.2022
28.5 Sep/22 05.11.2022
28.6 Aug/22 01.10.2022
28.6 Jul/22 03.09.2022
29.5 Jun/22 06.08.2022
36.8 Apr/22 04.06.2022


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Youth Unemployment Rate in Greece by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Prokopis Pavlopoulos 13.03.2015 - 45.5000 43.2000 45.5000 39.5000 -5.05%


Latest data on Employed Persons (Thousand Person)

Employed Persons
                     Greece - Historical Data (Thousand Person)

How many employed persons are in Greece?

  • Number of Employed Persons in Greece increased to 4130 Thousand Person (4.13 Million Person) in December 2022. The maximum rate was 4658 Thousand Person and minimum was 3438 Thousand Person.
  • Data published Monthly by National Statistical Service.

Historical Data (Thousand Person) by years

Data
Period
Date
4130 Dec/22 01.02.2023
4049 Nov/22 10.01.2023
4152 Oct/22 01.12.2022
4264 Sep/22 05.11.2022
4156 Aug/22 01.10.2022
4153 Jul/22 14.09.2022
4252 Jun/22 10.08.2022
4169 May/22 28.07.2022


Historical Chart by presidents (Thousand Person)

Employed Persons in Greece by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Employment Change  (%)

Employment Change 
                     Greece - Historical Data (%)

What is Employment Change rate in Greece?

  • Employment Change in Greece remained unchanged at 0 % in the third quarter of 2022. The maximum change was 3.5 % and minimum was -3.8 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
0 3Q/22 08.12.2022
0.4 2Q/22 11.11.2022
0.9 4Q/21 21.04.2022
1.9 3Q/21 18.02.2022
2.8 2Q/21 13.10.2021
-1.7 1Q/21 13.07.2021
-0.1 4Q/20 20.04.2021
1.2 3Q/20 16.02.2021


Historical Chart by QoQ presidents (%)

Employment Change  in Greece by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Employment Rate  (%)

Employment Rate 
                     Greece - Historical Data (%)

What is Employment Rate in Greece?

  • Employment Rate in Greece decreased to 87.65 % in December 2022. The maximum rate was 93.28 % and minimum was 71.29 %.
  • Data published Monthly by National Statistical Service.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
87.65 Dec/22 01.02.2023
88.29 Nov/22 10.01.2023
88.85 Oct/22 01.12.2022
89.16 Sep/22 05.11.2022
88.36 Aug/22 01.10.2022
88.46 Jul/22 14.09.2022
88.48 Jun/22 13.08.2022
87.35 May/22 30.07.2022


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Employment Rate  in Greece by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Full Time Employment (Thousand Person)

Full Time Employment
                     Greece - Historical Data (Thousand Person)

What is the number of full-time workers in Greece?

  • Full Time Employment in Greece increased to 3910 Thousand Person in the third quarter of 2022. The maximum rate was 4384 Thousand Person and minimum was 3154 Thousand Person.
  • Data published Quarterly by National Statistical Service.

Historical Data (Thousand Person) by years

Data
Period
Date
3910 3Q/22 17.12.2022
3817 2Q/22 24.09.2022
3678 1Q/22 18.06.2022
3682 4Q/21 19.03.2022
3783 3Q/21 18.01.2022
3596 2Q/21 18.09.2021
3342 1Q/21 03.07.2021
3576 4Q/20 27.03.2021


Historical Chart by presidents (Thousand Person)

Full Time Employment in Greece by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Long Term Unemployment Rate (%)

Long Term Unemployment Rate
                     Greece - Historical Data (%)

What is Long Term Unemployment Rate in Greece?

  • Long Term Unemployment Rate in Greece decreased to 7.5 % in the third quarter of 2022. The maximum rate was 19.9 % and minimum was 3.6 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
7.5 3Q/22 19.01.2023
7.7 2Q/22 08.10.2022
8.1 1Q/22 16.07.2022
0.9 4Q/21 20.04.2022
9 3Q/21 17.02.2022
9.6 2Q/21 18.01.2022
10 1Q/21 17.07.2021
10.8 4Q/20 10.07.2021


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Long Term Unemployment Rate in Greece by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Part Time Employment (Thousand Persons)

Part Time Employment
                     Greece - Historical Data (Thousand Persons)

What is Part Time Employment in Greece?

  • Part Time Employment in Greece decreased to 306 Thousand Persons in the third quarter of 2022. The maximum rate was 385 Thousand Persons and minimum was 159 Thousand Persons.
  • Data published Quarterly by National Statistical Service.

Historical Data (Thousand Persons) by years

Data
Period
Date
306 3Q/22 17.12.2022
350 2Q/22 24.09.2022
366 1Q/22 18.06.2022
371 4Q/21 19.03.2022
335 3Q/21 18.01.2022
319 2Q/21 18.09.2021
283 1Q/21 03.07.2021
302 4Q/20 27.03.2021


Historical Chart by presidents (Thousand Persons)

Part Time Employment in Greece by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Unemployed Persons (Thousand Persons)

Unemployed Persons
                     Greece - Historical Data (Thousand Persons)

How many Unemployed Persons are in Greece?

  • Number of Unemployed Persons in Greece increased to 582 Thousand Persons (0.582 Million Persons) in December 2022. The maximum rate was 1385 Thousand Persons and minimum was 336 Thousand Persons.
  • Data published Monthly by National Statistical Service.

Historical Data (Thousand Persons) by years

Data
Period
Date
582 Dec/22 01.02.2023
537 Nov/22 10.01.2023
521 Oct/22 01.12.2022
518 Sep/22 05.11.2022
548 Aug/22 01.10.2022
542 Jul/22 14.09.2022
554 Jun/22 10.08.2022
604 May/22 28.07.2022


Historical Chart by presidents (Thousand Persons)

Unemployed Persons in Greece by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End

Other labor indicators in Greece

Index Updated Actual Previous
Minimum Wages 1Q/23 899.673 USD/Month 899.673
Retirement Age Men 2019 67 67
Job Vacancies 3Q/22 24.324 K 27.246
Labor Force Participation Rate 3Q/22 52.7 % 52.6
Living Wage Individual 2018 670.392 USD/Month 676.026
Wages High Skilled 2018 1701.332 USD/Month 1791.469
Wages Low Skilled  2018 807.851 USD/Month 977.984

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Austria Jan/23 7.6 % 7.4
Ireland Jan/23 4.4 % 4.4
Luxembourg Dec/22 4.8 % 4.9
Spain 4Q/22 12.87 % 12.67
Iceland Dec/22 3.3 % 4.9
Norway Dec/22 3.1 % 3.2
Belarus Dec/21 3.9 % 4.05
Belgium Dec/22 5.5 % 5.5
Bulgaria Nov/22 4.4 % 4.3
Croatia Dec/22 6.8 % 6.7
Cyprus Dec/22 7.7 % 7.5
Czech Republic Dec/22 3.7 % 3.5
Denmark Dec/22 2.4 % 2.3
Estonia 3Q/22 5.6 % 5.8
Euro Area Dec/22 6.6 % 6.6
European Union Dec/22 6.1 % 6
Finland Dec/22 6.7 % 5.9
France 3Q/22 7.3 % 7.4
Germany Jan/23 5.5 % 5.5
Greece Dec/22 11.6 % 11.6
Hungary Dec/22 3.9 % 3.8
Italy Dec/22 7.8 % 7.8
Latvia 3Q/22 6.9 % 6.6
Lithuania Dec/22 8.9 % 8.3
Macedonia 3Q/22 14.3 % 14.5
Malta 3Q/22 2.9 % 2.9
Moldova 3Q/22 2.5 % 2.4
Montenegro Dec/22 20.08 % 19.99
Netherlands Dec/22 3.5 % 3.6
Poland Dec/22 5.2 % 5.1
Portugal 3Q/22 5.8 % 5.7
Romania Dec/22 5.6 % 5.4
Russia Nov/22 3.7 % 3.9
Serbia 3Q/22 8.9 % 8.9
Slovakia Dec/22 5.9 % 5.8
Slovenia Nov/22 5.3 % 5.4
Sweden Dec/22 6.9 % 6.4
Switzerland Dec/22 2.1 % 2
Turkey Nov/22 10.2 % 10.2
Ukraine 4Q/21 10.6 % 9.2
United Kingdom Aug/19 3.9 %
Liechtenstein 2021 1.6 % 1.9
Albania 3Q/22 10.8 % 11.5
Bosnia and Herzegovina Oct/22 31.12 % 31.53
Kosovo 4Q/21 20.7 % 25.9