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Economic Crisis Marks 3rd Emigration Wave of Greeks

Over 427,000 people left Greece since the onset of the economic crisis in 2008, marking the third wave of mass emigration in the 20th and 21st centuries. The figures come from a recently released Bank of Greece report entitled "Fleeing...

Over 200,000 Talented Young People Have Left Crisis-Stricken Greece

More than 200,000 young, talented Greeks with university degrees and skills have left the country during the economic crisis of the past five years, according to a feature in The Guardian. The British newspaper calls them Generation G and talks...

New Migration Trend of Greeks to Australia

Many Greeks in recent years have decided to move to Australia. The financial crisis in Greece and the rise of unemployment has led them to migrate abroad. Australia is one of their top destinations, since it offers a large Greek community. Adding...

SBS: New Wave of Greek Migration to Australia

SBS has released a report for the new wave of Greek migration to Australia resulting from the crisis. Greeks with Australian citizenship are leaving Greece and heading to Australia hoping to find jobs and a better life, away from...

More Greeks Migrate to Austria in 2012

A total of 1,201 Greeks arrived and settled in Austria in 2012, while the same period 565 Greek citizens left the country, according to new data released by the National Statistical Office in Austria. A recent report of the Office,...

Greek Migrants' Stories Become Documentaries

New Diaspora is a new online platform featuring stories from Greeks forced to leave the country within the crisis. It is an independent web documentary movement as listed in its official webpage that presents various narratives directed by Nickolas...

From Drug Salesman in Greece to School Janitor in Sweden

Under the headline, Jobless Greeks Resolved to Work Clean Toilets in Sweden, the Bloomberg news agency featured the story of Tilemachos Karachalios, a 40-year-old former pharmaceutical salesman in Greece until the economic crisis pushed him to Sweden, where he...

ABC Radio National Leaving for Australia Greek Tragedy

Reporter James Carleton's interview discusses the short-term migration of up to 125 Greeks entering Australia per week looking for a better life. Chief editor of the Ekathermini, Nick Malkoutzis, mentions that Greeks have been withdrawing their funds from banks in...

Turkey New Migration Alternative for Greeks

According to 'Deutsche Welle', the citizens of Greek migration to other countries are finding a remedy to the crisis. For the migration of Greeks are generally preferred overseas countries and Western Europe, although the last time Turkey began to...