Septem­ber job­less rate drops to 18.6 pct

Kathimerini English - - Focus -

Greece’s job­less rate eased to 18.6 per­cent in Septem­ber from 18.9 per­cent in the pre­vi­ous month, fall­ing to its low­est level since July 2011, data from the coun­try’s statis­tics ser­vice ELSTAT showed yes­ter­day. Sea­son­ally ad­justed data showed the num­ber of un­em­ployed at 887,009 peo­ple, with young peo­ple hit hard­est. Among peo­ple aged 15 to 24, the job­less rate fell to 36.6 per­cent from 40.5 per­cent in the same month in 2017. The

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