ECONOMY

OAED records slight rise in unemployment register in July

The Greek Manpower Organization (OAED) announced on Thursday a slight rise of 1.84 percent in its unemployment register in July, with figures pointing to 835,282 people, as opposed to 820,156 people the previous month.

The report released by the agency showed that 444,665 people (53.47 percent) were registered for 12 months and over, while 388,617 people (46.53 percent) were registered for less than a year.

The highest percentage of registered unemployed were Greek nationals aged between 30 and 54. They were high-school graduates and 38.85 percent of them were men and 61.15 percent were women.