ECONOMY

Number of Greeks registered as unemployed exceeded 800,000 in September, OAED says

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The number of Greeks registered with the state-run Manpower Organization, OAED, reached over 800,000 people in September, the agency announced on Tuesday.

A report by the agency pointed to 806,429 people being registered as unemployed, out of whom 43.41 percent were registered for less than a year and 56.59 percent for over a year – 350,100 people and 456,329 people, respectively. 

Women who registered as unemployed surpassed their male counterparts, with figures pointing to 61.54 percent against 38.46 percent.