Greece's jobless rate fell to 10.8% in the third quarter from 11.2% in the second quarter, data by the country's statistics service ELSTAT showed on Thursday.

About 60%% of Greece's 514,622 jobless are long-term unemployed, meaning they have been out of work for at least 12 months, the figures showed. (Reporting by Antonis Pothitos in Gdansk)