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Greek Economy Contracts a Record 15.2% in Second Quarter of 2020

The Greek Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) announced on Thursday that the Greek economy  contracted by 15.2% in the second quarter of 2020, a record which even surpasses the recession during the peak of the economic crisis in the years 2011-12. ELSTAT...

Greek Unemployment Rate Falls to New Record-Low Levels

The Greek unemployment rate fell to 16.5 percent of the workforce in November of 2019, the latest month for which official data is available. The unemployment rate during the same month in 2018 was 18.6 percent, dropping to 16.6 percent in...

Data Shows More Tourists Came to Greece in 2019 But Stayed for Fewer Days

The Hellenic (Greek) Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) published new data on Friday regarding the number of tourists who visited Greece between January and September of 2019, revealing some interesting information about this year's tourism trends. In particular, ELSTAT's data for the...

Number of Postgraduate Degree Holders Sets a New Record in Greece

Greece's younger generations have become known across Europe and beyond for the high level of their academic qualifications and achievements, a trend that took root in the country several decades earlier. Greek citizens are constitutionally entitled to receive a high-quality...

Internet Access in Greece Rises by 69.2% in the Last Nine Years, Study Finds

A recent study conducted by ELSTAT, Greece's Statistics Authority, found that internet access in Greek households has increased by nearly 70 percent in the last nine years  since 2010. This year also saw 2.6 percent more households using a variety...

Greek Unemployment Continues Downward Trend; Falls to 16.9% in July

The unemployment rate in Greece fell to 16.9 percent of the workforce in July of 2019, from a level of 19.1 percent seen exactly one year earlier and 17.1 percent in June of this year, the Hellenic (Greek) Statistical Authority...

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...

Survey Finds Greeks Now Own More Mobile Than Landline Phones

A survey regarding consumer trends in Greek society was published on Monday by the country's statistical authority ELSTAT, revealing some interesting information about Greek citizens. According to ELSTAT's findings, more Greek households now have just mobile phones than have landline...