Vacant job positions up 102.5 pct in Q4 2016

The number of vacant job positions in the Greek economy soared 102.5 pct in the fourth quarter of 2016, compared with the same period in 2015, Hellenic Statistical Authority said on Wednesday.

The statistics service, in a report, said that vacant job positions in the fourth quarter of 2016 (excluding the primary sector and household activities) totaled 6,315, from 3,119 in 2015. The number of vacant job positions was up 79.1 pct in the 2015/2014 period.