Registered unemployment grew 1.75 pct in December in relation to November

Registered unemployment grew 1.75 pct in December in relation to November, totaling 879,881, the Workforce Employment Organisation (OAED) said on Friday.

OAED, in a monthly report, said that 56.18 pct of registered unemployed were registered for more than 12 months and 43.82 pct for less than 12 months. Women far outstripped men for yet another month, accounting for 62.21 pct of registered unemployed, while the great majority of registered unemployed were aged between 30-54 years old (63 pct) and 91 pct were Greek citizens.