Greece’s jobless rate climbed to 27.6% in May, a new record high.
Amid unpopular austerity measures like wage cuts and tax hikes, Greece’s figure is more than double the 12.1% average June rate in the eurozone, Reuters reports.
Greece’s youth population continues to struggle the most, with the jobless rate at 64.9% for those aged 15-24. For the 25-34 crowd, the rate was 37.7%.
This chart via Reuters’ Pedro da Costa shows just how bad the situation has gotten.
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