Greece
Calamos Supports GreeceCalamos Supports Greece

aging population

Greece on its Way to Becoming Fastest Aging Country in the EU

The population decline in Greece, which has been steady since 2011, will lead the country to having the oldest people in the EU by 2030. That is the conclusion of a report by Eurostat, the EU statistics agency, about...

Advancing Maternal Age Worsens Greece's Demographic Problem

The economic crisis in Greece has forced women to give birth at an even later age, thus aggravating the country's serious demographic problem, new research shows. Based on research conducted by the University of Thessaly, the average age of mothers...

Academics Report Grim Outlook for Greece's Ticking Demographic Time Bomb

With an aging population and the new post-bailout era that is Greece's reality, two academics have composed a report that paints a grim future for the country's ticking demographic time bomb. A study conducted by Professor Savas Robolis of the...

Aging Greek Population is Worrisome

Greece is aging faster than many other countries in Europe, thereby adding to the difficulties facing the country in resolving its massive economic problems. According to data released by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) and published in the Greek daily...

Aging Population in Greece Raises Retirement Age to 70

As Greece is aging demographically, the retirement age will rise in the not so distant future, according to a recent study by the National Actuarial Authority. The study, that was submitted to the European Commission, also shows that the Greek...

Greece Suffers Significant Decrease in Births Due to Crisis

A decline in birth rates and an aging population have emerged as further side effects of Greece's ongoing economic crisis. For the past six years, Greece has also suffered a significant increase in abortions. According to the daily newspaper "Efimerida ton...

Greece's Population Decreased

According to Eurostat figures, population in Greece was 11.062 million on January 1, 2013  and dropped to 10.992 million on January 1, 2014. The new figures show that during the previous year, births in our country amounted to 94,100, while...