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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Greece

Greece Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 16 % Jan/21
Youth Unemployment Rate 34.2 % Dec/20
Employed Persons 3817 Thousand Person | 3.817 Million Person Dec/20
Employment Change  -0.1 % 4Q/20
Employment Rate  83.65 % Dec/20
Full Time Employment 3576 Thousand Person 4Q/20
Long Term Unemployment Rate 10.2 % 3Q/20
Part Time Employment 302 Thousand Persons 4Q/20
Unemployed Persons 746 Thousand Persons | 0.746 Million Persons Dec/20


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Greece - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Greece?

  • Unemployment Rate in Greece increased to 16 % in January 2021. 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
16 Jan/21 17.05.2021
15.8 Dec/20 17.03.2021
16.2 Nov/20 11.02.2021
16.7 Oct/20 15.01.2021
16.1 Sep/20 10.12.2020
16.8 Aug/20 05.11.2020
16.8 Jul/20 08.10.2020
18.3 Jun/20 10.09.2020


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 increased to 34.2 % in December 2020. The maximum rate was 61.6 % and minimum was 20.1 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
34.2 Dec/20 20.03.2021
34 Nov/20 13.02.2021
35 Oct/20 23.01.2021
33 Sep/20 12.12.2020
39.3 Aug/20 07.11.2020
37.8 Jul/20 10.10.2020
39.3 Jun/20 12.09.2020
37.5 May/20 15.08.2020


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 decreased to 3817 Thousand Person (3.817 Million Person) in December 2020. 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
3817 Dec/20 17.03.2021
3829 Nov/20 11.02.2021
3970 Oct/20 15.01.2021
3950 Sep/20 12.12.2020
3848 Aug/20 07.11.2020
3921 Jul/20 10.10.2020
3815 Jun/20 10.09.2020
3734 May/20 08.08.2020


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 decreased by 0.1 % in the forth quarter of 2020. The maximum change was 3.5 % and minimum was -3.8 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
-0.1 4Q/20 20.04.2021
1.2 3Q/20 16.02.2021
-3.2 2Q/20 21.09.2020
-0.1 1Q/20 17.06.2020
0.2 4Q/19 10.03.2020
-0.3 3Q/19 20.01.2020
0.7 2Q/19 29.10.2019
0.6 1Q/19 04.07.2019


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 increased to 83.65 % in December 2020. 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
83.65 Dec/20 20.03.2021
83.46 Nov/20 13.02.2021
84.23 Oct/20 16.01.2021
84.67 Sep/20 12.12.2020
83.99 Aug/20 07.11.2020
84.01 Jul/20 10.10.2020
82.57 Jun/20 12.09.2020
83.06 May/20 08.08.2020


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 decreased to 3576 Thousand Person in the forth quarter of 2020. 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
3576 4Q/20 27.03.2021
3607 3Q/20 19.12.2020
3489 2Q/20 19.09.2020
3487 1Q/20 20.06.2020
3533 4Q/19 14.03.2020
3612 3Q/19 21.12.2019
3594 2Q/19 29.10.2019
3462 1Q/19 04.07.2019


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 10.2 % in the third quarter of 2020. The maximum rate was 19.9 % and minimum was 3.6 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
10.2 3Q/20 16.01.2021
11 2Q/20 17.10.2020
11.4 1Q/20 25.08.2020
12.1 4Q/19 21.04.2020
12.1 3Q/19 20.01.2020
12 2Q/19 12.11.2019
12.5 1Q/19 29.10.2019
13 4Q/18 04.07.2019


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 302 Thousand Persons in the forth quarter of 2020. 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
302 4Q/20 27.03.2021
320 3Q/20 19.12.2020
355 2Q/20 19.09.2020
366 1Q/20 20.06.2020
369 4Q/19 14.03.2020
360 3Q/19 21.12.2019
362 2Q/19 29.10.2019
352 1Q/19 04.07.2019


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 decreased to 746 Thousand Persons (0.746 Million Persons) in December 2020. 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
746 Dec/20 17.03.2021
759 Nov/20 11.02.2021
743 Oct/20 15.01.2021
715 Sep/20 12.12.2020
733 Aug/20 07.11.2020
746 Jul/20 10.10.2020
805 Jun/20 10.09.2020
761 May/20 06.08.2020


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/21 922.253 USD/Month 922.253
Retirement Age Men 2019 67 67
Job Vacancies 3Q/20 9.685 K 5.594
Labor Force Participation Rate 4Q/20 51 % 51.6
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 Apr/21 8.7 % 9.4
Ireland Apr/21 5.8 % 5.8
Luxembourg Mar/21 6.1 % 6.2
Spain 1Q/21 15.98 % 16.13
Iceland Mar/21 8.3 % 6.4
Norway Mar/21 5 % 4.8
Belarus Dec/19 0.2 % 0.3
Belgium Mar/21 5.8 % 5.7
Bulgaria Mar/21 6.5 % 6.9
Croatia Mar/21 9.3 % 9.7
Cyprus Mar/21 7.1 % 6.8
Czech Republic Apr/21 4.1 % 4.2
Denmark Mar/21 4.5 % 4.6
Estonia 1Q/21 7.1 % 7.4
Euro Area Mar/21 8.1 % 8.2
European Union Mar/21 7.3 % 7.4
Finland Mar/21 8.1 % 8.1
France 4Q/20 8 % 9.1
Germany Mar/21 4.5 % 4.5
Greece Jan/21 16 % 15.6
Hungary Mar/21 4.5 % 4.5
Italy Mar/21 10.1 % 10.2
Latvia 4Q/20 7.9 % 8.4
Lithuania Apr/21 14.3 % 15.1
Macedonia 4Q/20 16.1 % 16.5
Malta 4Q/20 4.4 % 4.6
Moldova 4Q/20 3.6 % 3.4
Montenegro Apr/21 24.32 % 23.83
Netherlands Mar/21 3.5 % 3.6
Poland Mar/21 6.4 % 6.5
Portugal 1Q/21 7.1 % 7.3
Romania Mar/21 5.5 % 5.7
Russia Mar/21 5.4 % 5.7
Serbia 4Q/20 9.9 % 9
Slovakia Mar/21 8 % 7.9
Slovenia Feb/21 9 % 9.4
Sweden Mar/21 10 % 9.7
Switzerland Apr/21 3.3 % 3.4
Turkey Mar/21 13.1 % 13.2
Ukraine 4Q/20 10.1 % 9.5
United Kingdom Aug/19 3.9 %
Liechtenstein 2019 1.5 % 1.7
Albania 4Q/20 12.3 % 12.1
Bosnia and Herzegovina Feb/21 33.68 % 33.89
Kosovo 3Q/20 24.6 % 27.2