Half of Greece’s adults economically inactive, says ELSTAT

Marginal rise in unemployment in one month

According to the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT), the unemployed in Greece rose to 1,169,119 in January 2016 . More specifically, the seasonally adjusted rate was 24.4 in 2016, a marginal 0.1 percent rise compared to December 2015, and a slight 0.1 percent drop in comparison to January 2015. The aggregate of those employed in January 2016 is estimated to stand at over 3.5 million, while the economic active people were nearly 3.3 million.