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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...

Greece Ranks Last Place in EU’s Social Justice Report

The European Union’s annual report Social Justice for 2015 revealed that Greece ranked last place among the EU's 28 member states. The ranking is not...

Eurostat: Almost Two in Five Greek Children Face Poverty

Eurostat released data ahead of Universal Children's Day (November 20) showing that one in four children are at risk of poverty or social exclusion...

Consumer Spending Drops Further in Greece

Consumer spending in Greece dropped further in 2015 as a result of continuing recession, according to the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT). Household spending declined further...

Kozani Bakeries Help Impoverished Greeks Who Can’t Afford Bread

It isn't something new. Back in 2015 bakers in northern Greece near Thessaloniki donated some 1,200 pounds of bread to refugees crossing the Greek...

Popular Greek Singer Performs for the Rich on Mykonos

Singer Antonis Remos is probably the biggest name in Greek show business. On July 28 he will perform at an exclusive club/restaurant on Mykonos...

Greeks are too Poor for Culture and Entertainment

Forget plate-breaking and showering bouzouki singers with trays of flowers, the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) released figures on Greek participation in culture and entertainment...

Four Out of 10 Greeks Are Poor and Face Social Exclusion

The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) released the results of the 2015 Survey on Income and Living Conditions of Household for the income period of...

Study: Fifteen Percent of Greeks Live in Extreme Poverty

Greeks have lost 1/3 of their purchasing power and 1/4 of their income, while in 2014, 95% of them said they have difficulties getting...

UNICEF: 25% of Greek Children Suffer Poverty

Children in Greece have suffered sharply deteriorating conditions over the past twenty years and child poverty rose by 6.3% between 1995 and 2015. In 2014,...

OECD Report For Greece Points to Increasing Poverty and Inequality Levels But Sees...

Spearheading economic growth and promoting investments to create jobs, improving the stability of public finances and providing an effective social safety net are crucial...

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