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Eurostat: 1 in 3 Greeks Is Poor or Facing Unemployment

One in three Greeks is either poor, close to poverty, or facing unemployment, according to new figures by Eurostat. The purpose of the particular survey...

Four in Ten Greeks Live in Poverty

The General Confederation of Greek Workers (GSEE) labor union published a report regarding the rapid deterioration in the economy’s key indexes. The report has already reached the...

Poverty in Cyprus

In the absence of true democracy and justice, the misconception that people elect a government in the interest of the people is a...

Greeks Are the Unhappiest Citizens in Europe

According to a recent survey conducted by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) in collaboration with the Eurobarometer, Greeks are the unhappiest European Union citizens. The survey on income and...

Eurostat: 35.7% of Greeks at Risk of Poverty or Social Exclusion

35.7% of Greeks were facing the risk of poverty or social exclusion during 2013, according to Eurostat figures unveiled on Tuesday, while 23.1% remained at...

ELSTAT: 2.5M Greeks Facing Poverty Risk

Villages across Greece are facing financial difficulties due to the financial crisis that has hit the country. The hard situation is also reflected in the...

6.3 Million Greeks Threatened by Poverty

A shocking report of the Parliamentary Budget Office regarding the economic situation of Greek households revealed that approximately 6.3 million Greeks are threatened by poverty. Approximately 2.5 million...

More Than a Third of Greeks Were Living in Poverty in 2013

Greece ranks fourth among the 28 EU member-states with the highest percentage of citizens living on or below the poverty line, according to figures released...

ILO: Austerity Inflicting Human Suffering

A recent report by the International Labor Organization claims that austerity measures have increased poverty in Greece as well as in other European countries...

680,000 Greek Children at Risk of Living in Poverty

An article on the website of newspaper New Europe points out the consequences of the financial crisis for Greek children. The article cites data...

UNICEF: Hundreds of Greek Children Living in Poverty

A UNICEF report has revealed the devastating effect on children of the financial crisis in Greece. The sharp end of welfare cuts, unemployment, economic deprivation and...

Greek Family Lives in a Cave

A destitute 40 year-old man has been living along with his family under squalid conditions in a cave in Heraklion, Crete in Greece. As...

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