The number of unemployed people aged 15-74 was 604,000; the figure was 617,000 in November and 649,000 in December 2013.


The gender distribution showed unemployment was 0.7 higher among men; the respective rates were 6.7 percent for men and 6.0 percent for women.


INS data are based on the Household Labour Force Survey conducted on a quarterly basis, in accordance with the EU Council and Parliament regulations on these statistic researches. (source: