Greece - Unemployment Rate

Greece: Unemployment Rate

Mnemonic LBR.IGRC
Unit %, NSA
Adjustments Not Seasonally Adjusted
Data 2018 Q4 18.7
2018 Q3 18.3

Series Information

Source Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT)
Release Labor Force Survey
Frequency Quarterly
Start Date 3/31/1998
End Date 12/31/2018

Greece: Labor

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Total Employment Non-Ag Feb 2019 3,829 3,830 Thousands, SA Monthly
Labor Force 2018 Q4 4,714 4,765 Ths. EUR, NSA Quarterly
Labor Force Employment 2018 Q4 3,833 3,894 Ths. EUR, NSA Quarterly
Primary Industries Employment 2018 Q4 467.6 472.7 Ths. #, NSA Quarterly
Secondary Industries Employment 2018 Q4 584.9 587.5 Ths. #, NSA Quarterly
Tertiary Industries Employment 2018 Q4 2,781 2,834 Ths. #, NSA Quarterly
Total Employment 2018 Q4 3,833 3,894 Ths. EUR, NSA Quarterly
Unemployment 2018 Q4 881.1 871.8 Ths. EUR, NSA Quarterly
Unemployment Rate 2018 Q4 18.7 18.3 %, NSA Quarterly
Wage & Salaries 2018 Q4 15,463 15,446 Mil. EUR, SA Quarterly
Agriculture Employment 2017 591,868 607,088 # Annual

Release Information

In accordance with the International Monetary Fund's website:

Definition: Employment - employed persons comprises all persons aged 15 years old and over who, during the reference week, have worked at least one hour for remuneration in the form of a wage, salary, commission or payment in cash or kind, for profit or family gain or had a job or an enterprise but were not in work.
Related item - Hours of work: The hours referring to main job are defined as hours actually worked or usual hours; the hours referring to secondary job are defined only as hours actually worked. The time unit is hours per week.
Related item - Employment-related income: Income from paid employment for employees is measured by the net monthly payment and additional payments from the main job.
Relationship with international standards: The definition of employment adopted corresponds to those recommended by the ILO and adopted at the EU level by EUROSTAT.

Please refer to the summary methodology located on the International Monetary Fund's website.
The data are provisional when first released. The data become final as soon as all data used in compilation become definite. More specifically, the data released for the most recent quarter are provisional and are published together with the revised data of the previous quarter. Final data for the whole year are published in March of the next year.