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Population in Greece Shrinks by 0.68%

The latest Greek Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) report says that the total population in Greece is 10,783,748 people.
The figure is based on the last census that was completed on January 1, 2016, showing that the total population has decreased by 0.68 percent, or around 80,000 people, compared to January 1, 2015.
According to information obtained, the population of the country has decreased by 0.68%, or around 80,000 people fewer compared with January 1, 2015. Specifically, the number of Greeks stood at 10,783,748 persons, 5,224,210 men and 5,559,538 women. On January 1, 2015, the population was 10,858,018 people.
The reduction is a consequence of fewer births and migration, according to ELSTAT analysts. Specifically, there were 91,847 births versus 121,212 deaths, while 109,351 people emigrated abroad and 64,446 immigrated to Greece.
People aged 0-14 years amounted to 14.4 percent of the total population, while the population aged 15-64 years was 64.3 percent. People aged 65 years and over amounted to 21.3 percent.
In Attica, the number of residents stood at 3,781,274 people, while the prefecture of Thessaloniki has 1,109,969 registered residents.

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