In July 2018, unemployment in Greece remained at 19%, that is at the same rate as in June 2018, according to Eurostat data published on Wednesday. The Euro area unemployment rate remained stable at 8.1%, recording the lowest rate since November 2008, while the EU unemployment rate also remained stable at 6.7%, once again recording the lowest rate since January 2000.

The highest EU unemployment rates were recorded in Greece (19%) and Spain (14.9%), while the lowest rates were recorded in the Czech Republic (2.3%), in Poland and in Germany (3.4%).

In Greece, men’s unemployment rate reached 15.1% and women’s unemployment rate reached 23.7%, while youth unemployment (regarding young people up to 25 years old) dropped to 37.9%, compared to 38.4% in February.