Greek unemployment rises to 27.6 pct in July

Reuters

ATHENS, Oct 10 (Reuters) - Greece's jobless rate rose to27.6 percent in July from a downwardly revised 27.5 percent inJune, reflecting the impact of a six-year, austerity-fuelledrecession, the country's statistics service (ELSTAT) said onThursday.

The reading was more than twice the euro zone's average of12.0 percent in August.

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