Increase in Suicides and Child Mortality During Crisis in Greece
The glass is both half full and half empty, regarding the prolonged economic crisis in Greece and its impact on the health of the nation's people. A new Greek-British scientific study, perhaps the most complete that has been done...
Official Greek Statistics Show More Deaths Than Births for 2018
The population of Greece experienced a decrease in 2018, with the nation having 33,857 more deaths than the number of births recorded, according to official data released on Tuesday by the Greek statistical service, ELSTAT. There were a total of...
Greek Population Drops by Roughly 30,000 as Deaths Overtake Births in 2015
Greece's population declined by 29,365 individuals in 2015 as the death rate overtook births, without calculating the effect of migration, the Hellenic Statistical Authority ELSTAT reported on Friday. According to ELSTAT figures, there were 91,847 births (47,294 boys and 44,553...
Bank of Greece Report Concludes: 'Greeks' Health Deteriorating, Life Expectancy Shrinks'
The Bank of Greece released its Monetary Policy Report 2015-2016 with some shocking admissions enclosed. The report says that “while it takes longer to record the exact effect, trends show a deterioration of the health of Greeks in the years...
An Identity Crisis for the Amphipolis Tomb
By Andrew Chugg* An announcement by the Greek Ministry of Culture on 19th January 2015 has revealed that the skeletal remains uncovered by archaeologists in November 2014 within the tomb beneath the Kasta Mound at Amphipolis, Greece , comprised around...
Greek Population Decreased in 2013
Recent figures published by ELSTAT, the Hellenic Statistical Authority, have shown that Greece's natural population decreased in 2013. In its analysis, ELSTAT took into consideration live births and deaths, not migration. The reports indicate that the Greek population decreased by 17,660 people...
Greece Consolidates Health Care in Crisis
Greece's health ministry is merging clinics and creating a new primary national healthcare network in an effort to make the system more efficient amid reduced government spending brought about by austerity measures. Three million Greeks do not have health insurance...
How Cyprus Got Fleeced By The EU
In civilized societies the respect of law and regard of ethnic diversity are deeply entrenched into the cultures. Under such conditions a country not only will prosper but also encourage good citizenship. However, no person will behave in a...
Hellenic Statistical Authority Releases Data: 31,000 Greeks & 191,000 Immigrants Reside in Nation
Greece's population is at 11.3 million people , but how many of these are actually Greeks? Data was released on Monday afternoon by the Hellenic Statistical Authority. The information highlights facts that might prove elusive when analyzed in absolute numbers. These facts determine...
Twelve Labors of Hercules Exemplify Greek Mythology
The Twelve Labours of Hercules occupy a special place in the pantheon of Greek mythology, exemplifying the ancient beliefs of the Greeks.
New Theories on Buried in Amphipolis Tomb
The search for the identity of the buried in the Amphipolis tomb, Greece, has led archaeologists and historians to create new scenarios, with family ties between the five dead being one of them. However, historians speculate that the 60-year-old female...