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Greece - EL

EU regions: Greece

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long term unemployment2020q114.1
GDP per capita in PPS of EU average201868
unemployment rate2020q116.4
employment rate2020q155.9
number of inhabitants201910 724 599
population density201882.5
working hours on full time job2020q141
percentage of workers usually working from home20191.9
percentage of employees ususally working on Sunday201917.1
percentage of employees with temporary contracts2020q17.2
percentage of part time workers2020q19.29
percentage of part time workers, men2020q15.84
percentage of part time workers, women2020q113.92
gender pay gap201412.5
employment of mothers of more than 3 children201951.6
life long learning participation20193.9
youth unemployment rate201935.2
unemployment rate of low educated people2020q119.9
unemployment rate – over 55 years2020q112.4
people at risk of poverty or social exclusion201930
aggregate replacement ratio20190.76
aggregate replacement ratio – females20190.68
old-age dependency ratio201934.6
gender gap in employment rate2020q172.95

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From wikipedia:

Greece, officially the Hellenic Republic (Greek: Ελληνική Δημοκρατία), also known as Hellas (Greek: Ελλάς), is a sovereign state located in Southern and Southeast Europe. Its population is approximately 10.7 million as of 2018; Athens is the nation's capital and largest city, followed by Thessaloniki.

Situated on the southern tip of the Balkan Peninsula, Greece is located at the crossroads of Europe, Asia, and Africa. It shares land borders with Albania to the northwest, North Macedonia and Bulgaria to the north, and Turkey to the northeast. The Aegean Sea lies to the east of the mainland, the Ionian Sea to the west, the Cretan Sea and the Mediterranean Sea to the south. Greece has the longest coastline on the Mediterranean Basin and the 11th longest coastline in the world at 13,676 km (8,498 mi) in length, featuring a large number of islands, of which 227 are inhabited. Eighty percent of Greece is mountainous, with Mount Olympus being the highest peak at 2,918 metres (9,573 ft). The country consists of nine geographic regions: Macedonia, Central Greece, the Peloponnese, Thessaly, Epirus, the Aegean Islands (including the Dodecanese and Cyclades), Thrace, Crete, and the Ionian Islands.

Greece is considered the cradle of Western civilisation, being the birthplace of democracy, Western philosophy, Western literature, historiography, political science, major scientific and mathematical principles, Western drama and notably the Olympic Games. From the eighth century B.C., the Greeks were organised into various independent city-states, known as poleis (singular polis), which spanned the entire Mediterranean region and the Black Sea.

other: Spain, Estonia, Greece

neighbours: SHQIPËRIA, Bulgaria, Turkey, North Macedonia



Current statistics

May 2020: number of unemployed at the labour offices: 219159, of which 62664 are long term unemployed, unemployment rate 8.0 % (2.3 % long term unemployment)

Highest unemployment: Rimavská Sobota 21.9 % (11.4 %), Revúca 21.1 % (9.9 %), Kežmarok 20.4 % (8.5 %)

Lowest unemployment:: Bratislava V 3.3 %, Bratislava I 3.6 %, Hlohovec 4.2 %, Trenčín 4.3 %, Bratislava IV 4.3 %