Greece Food Inflation

Cost of food in Greece decreased 0 percent in October of 2017 over the same month in the previous year. Food Inflation in Greece averaged 2.13 percent from 2000 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 12.85 percent in January of 2002 and a record low of -3 percent in June of 2014. This page provides – Greece Food Inflation – actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news.

Greece Employment Rate

Employment Rate in Greece decreased to 79.48 percent in August from 79.91 percent in July of 2017. Employment Rate in Greece averaged 83.34 percent from 2004 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 93.28 percent in May of 2008 and a record low of 71.29 percent in November of 2013. In Greece, the employment rate measures the number of people aged 15 to 74 who have a job as a percentage of the labour force from the same age group. This page provides – Greece Employment Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news.

Greece Unemployed Persons

The number of unemployed persons in Greece increased to 977.30 Thousand in August of 2017 from 965.98 Thousand in July of 2017. Unemployed Persons in Greece averaged 811.11 Thousand from 2004 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 1384.90 Thousand in November of 2013 and a record low of 335.60 Thousand in May of 2008. In Greece, unemployed persons are individuals who are without a job and actively seeking to work. This page provides the latest reported value for – Greece Unemployed Persons – plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news.

Greece Employed Persons

The number of employed persons in Greece decreased to 3786.40 Thousand in August of 2017 from 3843.19 Thousand in July of 2017. Employed Persons in Greece averaged 4091.93 Thousand from 2004 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 4658.20 Thousand in October of 2008 and a record low of 3438.10 Thousand in March of 2015. In Greece, employed persons are individuals with a minimum required age who work during a certain time for a business. This page provides the latest reported value for – Greece Employed Persons – plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news.

Greece Labor Force Participation Rate

Labor Force Participation Rate in Greece increased to 52.40 percent in the second quarter of 2017 from 51.90 percent in the first quarter of 2017. Labor Force Participation Rate in Greece averaged 52.45 percent from 1998 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 53.70 percent in the third quarter of 2009 and a record low of 51 percent in the fourth quarter of 2001. This page provides – Greece Labor Force Participation Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news.

Greece Unemployment Rate

Unemployment Rate in Greece decreased to 20.60 percent in August from 20.90 percent in July of 2017. Unemployment Rate in Greece averaged 15.93 percent from 1998 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 27.90 percent in July of 2013 and a record low of 7.30 percent in May of 2008. In Greece, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides the latest reported value for – Greece Unemployment Rate – plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news.

Greece Imports

Imports in Greece increased to 3747.10 EUR Million in September from 3691 EUR Million in August of 2017. Imports in Greece averaged 4020.15 EUR Million from 2001 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 6219.50 EUR Million in June of 2008 and a record low of 1919 EUR Million in August of 2001. Greece main imports are mineral fuels (34 percent of the total imports); machinery and transport equipment (14 percent) and chemicals (13 percent). Others include: food and live animals (10 percent); manufactured goods (9 percent) and miscellaneous products (8 percent). Main import partners are: Germany (13 percent), Italy (13 percent), China (8 percent), Netherlands (7 percent) and France (6 percent). This page provides – Greece Imports – actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news.

Greece Exports

Exports in Greece increased to 2421.90 EUR Million in September from 2029.50 EUR Million in August of 2017. Exports in Greece averaged 1702.33 EUR Million from 2001 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 2766 EUR Million in November of 2012 and a record low of 691.90 EUR Million in August of 2002. Greece main exports are mineral fuels (37 percent of the total exports); manufactured goods (13 percent) and food and live animals (12 percent). Others include: chemicals (9 percent); machinery and equipment (7 percent); miscellaneous products (6 percent) and crude materials except fuel (4 percent). Main export partners are: Germany (11 percent of total exports), Italy (10 percent), Turkey (6 percent), Cyprus (7 percent), United Arab Emirates (4 percent) and United States (4 percent). This page provides – Greece Exports – actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news.

Greece Balance of Trade

Greece recorded a trade deficit of 1325.20 EUR Million in September of 2017. Balance of Trade in Greece averaged -2317.82 EUR Million from 2001 until 2017, reaching an all time high of -716.90 EUR Million in July of 2015 and a record low of -4328.60 EUR Million in March of 2007. Greece reports regular trade deficits due to high volume of imports. Main imports are mineral fuels (34 percent of the total imports); machinery and transport equipment (14 percent) and chemicals (13 percent). In recent years, the biggest trade deficits were recorded with Russia, Germany, China, Italy and France. Greece records trade surpluses with Turkey, Cyprus, United States, Algeria and United Arab Emirates. This page provides – Greece Balance of Trade – actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news.

Greece Retail Sales MoM

Retail Sales in Greece decreased 2.70 percent in August of 2017 over the previous month. Retail Sales MoM in Greece averaged 0.04 percent from 1995 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 10 percent in December of 2009 and a record low of -9.50 percent in April of 2010. In Greece, the Retail sales report provides an aggregated measure of sales of retail goods and services over a specific time period. In Greece, Retail sales are seasonal, volatile and relatively important to the overall economy. This page provides the latest reported value for – Greece Retail Sales MoM – plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news.