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Greece Joins Club of Poorest EU Nations (graph)

Greece's GDP per capita was just 67 percent of the European average in 2017, one percentage point lower than in 2016, placing the country...

More Greeks Leaving Home for Other EU Countries

The number of Greeks living in other EU states has risen significantly from 10 years ago, according to new data. Six percent of Greeks aged...

Over 50% of Greeks Cannot Afford 1 Week’s Holiday

Shocking new figures have revealed that over half of Greek households were unable to afford one week away from home on vacation last year. The...

Eurostat: One in Five Greeks Cannot Afford to Pay their Bills

Greece shows the second highest rate of severe material deprivation (21.1 percent) in the EU, meaning that more than one in five Greeks can not...

Most Young Unemployed Greeks Willing to Move for Work

Six out of ten unemployed Greeks aged 20 to 34 are ready to migrate or relocate to another part of Greece in order to...

Athens Neighborhood Among 5 Most Densely Populated in Europe

The area of Zografou in Athens, is the fifth most densely populated neighborhood in Europe, according to research conducted by Professor Alasdair Rae of Sheffield...

Greece’s Epirus, Thrace Rank Among EU’s Poorest Regions

Greeks are at the lowest levels in the EU in regards to gross domestic product (GDP) per capita and purchasing power standard (PPS), according...

Greek Debt Rises in Third Quarter of 2017, Says Eurostat

Greece's public debt totaled 177.4 percent of GDP in the third quarter of 2017, up 1.3 percent compared with the second quarter of the...

Greece 3rd in EU’s Material and Social Deprivation List

In a Eurostat list containing EU's population suffering from material and social deprivation released today, Greece is in third place with more than one...

Greek Unemployment Rate Fell to 20.6 pct in August, Eurostat Reports

The unemployment rate in Greece fell to 20.6 pct of the workforce in August, from 20.9 pct in July, Eurostat said on Thursday. In...

Four in Ten Children in Greece are at Risk of Poverty

Four in ten children in Greece under the age of 17 face the threat of poverty, says a Eurostat study on Poverty and Social Exclusion,...

Eurostat: Greek Primary Surplus Revised Down, Debt Up

Greece's primary budget surplus last year was lower than initially estimated and its debt higher, revised data by the EU statistics office showed on...

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