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Former Greek Statistics Chief Acquitted for Third Time

The Appeals Justices Council on Thursday issued a ruling that for the third time acquits Andreas Georgiou, the former head of Greece's statistical agency ELSTAT, in connection with the upward revision of Greece's fiscal deficit in 2009. The Council...

ELSTAT: Visitors and Revenue to Museums, Archaeological Sites Up in Jan-Oct 2018

Visitors to Greek museums and archaeological sites in October 2018 posted a 13.4 pct and 12.4 pct rise respectively in comparison with the same month in 2017 the Hellenic Statistical Authority ELSTAT reported on Friday. The increase in total visitors...

Online Commerce Booming in Greece

According to data published by the Greek Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) on Thursday, the number of Greeks who used the internet to purchase goods for personal use increased significantly in 2018. More specifically, the regions with the highest increase were the Aegean...

Greek Inflation Rises by One Percent in November

Inflation, or the adjusted index of consumer prices, showed an increase of 1.1 percent in November over levels of a year ago, according to Greek Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data  published on Monday. The average annual inflation rate for the period...

Greek Unemployment Drops to Lowest Level Since 2011

Greek unemployment rate fell to 18.9 percent of the workforce in August, falling to its lowest level since August 2011, according to figures released on Thursday by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT). The number of unemployed people fell by 95,760...

Adoptions in Greece Show Significant Increase in 2017

Adoptions in Greece increased by 77 percent increase in 2017 compared to the previous year, the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) announced on Thursday. This increase is largely attributed to remarriage. Of the 393 adoptions which were recorded, 198 were girls...

Greece: Infectious Diseases Increased by 20.5 percent in 2017

Highlighting a disturbing trend, data published by the Greek Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) showed that infectious incidences of infectious diseases increased by 20.5 percent in 2017. In total, 5,967 were recorded in 2017 compared to 4,951 incidents in 2016. The data...

ELSTAT: Greek GDP Rises by $4.2 Billion in 2017

According to the final figures for 2017 released by Greece’s Statistics Authority (ELSTAT), Greek GDP increased by €3.75 billion ($4.20 billion). This increase is attributed to economic growth in Greece during 2017. Specifically, the Greek GDP rose from €176.48 billion...

Survey Shows Whopping Drop in Greek Household Expenditures Since 2008

Food, housing, and transport costs absorb the bulk of household expenditure in Greece, according to the latest survey of the independent Hellenic Statistical Service (ELSTAT) released on Friday. The survey shows that Greeks have the second largest private health spending in...

Case of Greece's ex-ELSTAT Chief Goes Back to Court

The case of former head of the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) Andreas Georgiou over misrepresentation of Greek financial data will be up for review by the Appeals Council for a third time, following a Supreme Court decision on Monday. The...