Labour Force (15-74 year olds) in Greece (May 2011)
Today, the Hellenic Statistical Authority (HSA) published the data of the monthly survey related to the Labour Force (15-74 year olds) in Greece for May 2011.
On the infographic from the top left corner to the bottom right one there are charts for:
a) the percentage and number of unemployed, employed and economically inactive people in Greece in May 2011; the unemployment rate (16.6 per cent) was the highest in recent years (at least since January 2005)
b) the unemployment rate for men (14.1%) and women (20.0%); 1 out 5 women was unemployed
c) the unemployment rate by region (map of Greece). The more dark red a region is painted, the higher the unemployment rate was. It was the second consecutive month that the highest unemployment rate was in West Macedonia (24.9%).
d) the number and rate of unemployed people in May for the last six years (this year it was the highest)
e) the unemployment rate by age group; the younger the people the higher the unemployment rate (reached 40.1% – more than 2 out of 5 people – for those aged between 15-24 years)
For more details on the matter you can view the complete Press Release by the Hellenic Statistical Authority. You could also view the equivalent infographic / post for the previous month (April 2011) by clicking here.
On Thursday, 08 September 2011, the Labour Force survey infographic (in Greece) for June 2011 will be published on The Missing Graph.
Hellenic Statistical Authority (HSA) Statistics about the Labour Force in Greece