13 Apr 2012

More without jobs in Greece

6:52 am on 13 April 2012

Unemployment is up in Greece. The number of unemployed people grew by 32,331 in January compared with December last year, with the unemployment rate rising to 21.8%.

The BBC reports there were 363,369 more people out of work than a year earlier, when the unemployment rate was 14.8%.

Greece is in the midst of a deep recession that began in 2008.