Table 3: Descriptive statistics for Greece, Attica, and RCM.

2006
Variables/areaGreeceAtticaC. Macedonia
31.898 cases8.498 cases4.984 cases
FrequenciesShareFrequenciesShareFrequenciesShare

Employed29.13291,3%7.80991,9%4.50490,4%
Unemployed 2.766 8,7% 6898,1% 4789.6%
Males18.69258,6%4.94958,2%2.58457,3%
Females13.20641,4%3.54941,8%2.13042,7%
Marital status22.07269,2%5.45864,2%3.47769,8%
Aged 15–24 2.666 8,4% 7168,4% 431 8,6%
Aged 25–34 8.18125,6%2.48029,2%1.27525,6%
Aged 35–44 9.00428,2%2.45528,9%1.49730,0%
Aged 45–6412.04737,8%2.84733,5%1.78135,7%
M.S. or Ph.D. holders 386 1,2% 2132,5% 75 1,5%
University graduates 4.90515,4%1.58718,7% 89217,9%
TEI graduates 4.66114,6%1.75020,6% 77115,5%
12 years of schooling10.33132,4%2.84833,5%1.67733,6%
9 years of compulsory education 3.69011,6% 92210,8% 57311,5%
Primary school graduates and below 7.92524,8%1.17813,9% 99620,0%
Athens area 5.98218,8%5.98270,4%
Thessaloniki area 3.042 9,5%3.04261,0%
Urban areas10.19232,0%1.56918,5% 71414,3%
Semiurban areas 4.99715,7% 8099,5% 63512,7%
Rural areas 7.68524,1% 1381,6% 59311,9%
Registered in OAED 2.183 6,8% 4004,7% 386 7,7%
Immigrants 1.915 6,0% 8399,9% 270 5,4%