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Poverty Threat Among Greeks Drops Significantly But Remains High

The percentage of Greeks who are at risk of poverty or social exclusion fell by three percentage points in 2018 compared to 2017. 31.8 percent...

Greek Man Attempts Suicide in Electric Company Offices due to Inability to Afford Bill

Citing an inability to pay, a man swallowed a handful of pills inside the Public Power Corporation office in the city of Patras upon...

One in Three Greeks Lives In Danger of Poverty, Data Show

34.8 percent of Greeks live in poverty or in danger of poverty, according to data revealed by the European Statistics Authority, Eurostat. More specifically, 20.1 percent...

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...

Study: 700,000 Middle Class Greeks Face Poverty

A new study on poverty and economic inequality in Greece shows that 700,000 people who were middle class, are now confronted with poverty. According to...

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,...

Almost 1.5 Million Greeks Live in Extreme Poverty

Almost 1.5 million Greeks live in extreme poverty, most of them unemployed and young, a recent study by the diaNEOsis non government organization says. Specifically,...

More than One in Three Greeks at Risk of Poverty

More than one in three Greeks is at risk of poverty and isolation, while the country shows the highest unemployment rate in the EU,...

Remains of Man Killed In Fire Left Wrapped in Body Bag on the Street...

A single-home fire in Thessaloniki claimed the life of a 86-year-old man. Early Saturday morning the man was discovered by authorities and was then...

Eurostat: Three Greek Regions Rank Among the 20 Poorest in EU

Three of Greece's 13 regions -- Eastern Macedonia-Thrace, Epirus and Western Greece -- were among the 20 poorest regions in the European Union in...

Greece’s Children Pay the Price of Economic Crisis

Greece's children pay the price of the prolonged economic crisis, as a shelter for abused children is now taking in those whose parents are...

Poverty in Greece Gone Up 40% Since 2008

The poverty in Greece increased by 40% from 2008 to 2015, according to a Cologne Institute of Economic Research study on European economy. The study...

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