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Greek Jan. Jobless Rate At Record High

The Greek unemployment rate rose to a new record high in January, labor force survey from the Hellenic Statistical Authority showed Thursday.

The jobless rate rose to 21.8 percent in January from 14.8 percent a year ago. In December 2011, the rate was 21.2 percent.

The number of employed totaled 3.88 million and the number of unemployed amounted to 1.08 million.

by RTTNews Staff Writer

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