ECONOMY

Slight rise in registered unemployed in July

The number of people in Greece registered as unemployed rose by 1.59 percent between June and July, according to the latest statistics from the Manpower Organization (OAED).

A total of 794,924 people were registered as jobless in July. The majority, 58.5 percent, are women. The highest rate of unemployment is in the 30-54 age group, which accounts for 63.4 percent of the total jobless.

Just over 18 percent of those without jobs have university degrees.