Workforce Employment Organisation: Registered unemployment down in April

Registered unemployment fell 5.48 pct in April relative to March, with 48,496 fewer unemployed in the month, the Workforce Employment Organisation (OAED) said in a report released on Friday.

In April, registered unemployed totaled 837,270, of which 487,870 (or around 60 pct) were registered for a period of more than 12 months, while 62.90 pct were women.

Registered unemployment in the 30-54 age group was 63 pct in April, while 91 pct were Greek citizens. In comparison with April 2017, registered unemployment was down 3.23 pct.