Greek Unemployment Reached Record High in May

27.6 percent


Greece's unemployment rate hit another record high in May of 27.6%, according to the country's statistics body.

The figure, from the Hellenic Statistics Authority, compares with a jobless rate of 23.8% in May last year.

The biggest age group without a job remains those aged between 15-24, where the rate is 64.9%.

Greece, the worst affected of eurozone economies and the first to receive an international bailout in May 2010, was given another 6.8bn euros last month.