SOFIA (Bulgaria), December 2 (SeeNews) - Greece recorded the second-highest jobless rate among all member states of the EU for a fourth straight month in October, Eurostat said on Thursday.
Greece's unemployment rate was 12.9% in October, behind Spain's 14.5%, the EU's statistical office said in a statement
Greece had the second-highest jobless rate in the EU in July, August and September - 14.1%, 13.8% and 13.1% respectively.
However, Greece also recorded the EU's biggest year-on-year drop in jobless rate in October, by 3.5%.
Among the other EU countries in Southeast Europe (SEE), only Croatia's jobless rate of 7% was above the Union's average for October of 6.7%.
Slovenia again had the lowest unemployment rate among EU member states in SEE in October, at 4.8%.
Details on the jobless rate of the EU member states in SEE in October 2021 follow (in pct):