Greece jobless rate rises to 24.8%
- Published: 13 Dec 2012 at 22.36
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Greece's unemployment rate rose to 24.8 percent in the third quarter from 23.6 percent in the previous three month period, the ASE national statistics agency said Thursday.
Over three-fifths, or 62.6 percent of the jobless were long-term unemployed, having been out of work for more than a year.
In the third quarter of last year the unemployment rate was 17.7 percent.
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