Awful Greek Unemployment Numbers

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Everyone has become pretty inured to miserable economic/employment data in Greece, but the numbers are still staggering.The unemployment rate just hit 21.7% for February (a little lagging) vs. 21.3% in January.

Greek journalist Efi Efthimiou has the stunning numbers about the range of the unemployed: “Unemployed increased by 318,435 persons (+42.3%) vs Feb 2011 and by 14,237 persons compared with January 2012 (+1.3%)

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