Job­less rate eases to 21.1 per­cent in Q2

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Greece’s job­less rate fell to 21.1 per­cent in April-to-June from 23.3 per­cent in the first quar­ter, data from the coun­try’s sta­tis­tics ser­vice showed yes­ter­day. About 74 per­cent of Greece’s 1.02 mil­lion job­less are long-term un­em­ployed, mean­ing they have been out of work for at least 12 months, the fig­ures showed. Young peo­ple aged 20 to 24 faced a job­less rate of 45 per­cent in the sec­ond quar-

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