Data – shock for Greece: How many jobs have been lost until now?

The dramatic picture of the business in Greece reveal…
the numbers, as more than 16,000 have been “absent” from the last count in Greece in 2015, compared with 2014, according to estimates by the european Commission.
Even worse, though, is the broader picture. In accordance with information published by the “Daily”, from 2008 to today have been lost 244.712 businesses. From the 858.685 counted in 2008, according to official data of the European Commission, declined to 613.973 at the end of 2015.
With them, they’re gone and 842.670 jobs, at the same time. In particular, for 2015, the total number of enterprises according to estimates of the european Commission reaches the 613.973, compared with the 630.050 2014. This, according to the same sources, translates to 45,000 fewer jobs, but at a significantly reduced value added for the economy.
In fact, reports the publication, the number of closed firms in 2015 is much greater, as these figures include, and the new opened in the same year.
At the same time, the first data for this year show that the contraction of entrepreneurship in Greece continues. The data of the General Commercial Registry indicate that from the beginning of 2016 to the end of March were deleted 9.812 business and opened 5.988.