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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...

Greek Population Has Declined by Up to Half a Million in a Decade

The census taking place in a few weeks will show that the Greek population of the country will be up to half a million fewer than at the time of the last census, conducted in 2011. These are the showings...

Birth Rate Declines in Greece Despite Lockdown

Although many expected the birth rate to increase during lockdown, when couples are stuck indoors with little to do, the number of births in Greece has actually declined compared to figures recorded in years before. According to data released by...

Greece’s Population Declined Slightly in 2020

The population of Greece faced a slight decline in 2020, according to data released by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).

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...

Population in Greece will be Older and Decline Dramatically by 2050, Study says

The continuing low birth rate and higher life expectancy in Greece will transform the population. The study conducted by the Hellenic Association of Geriatrics and Gerontology (HAGG) says that the age pyramid in Greece will change dramatically by 2050. The...

EU Says Greek Population Fell by 30,000 Since 2017

New European data published this week has suggested that Greece's population fell by 2.3 percent in just a year. ELSTAT -- the union's official statistics agency -- said Greece's population declined by 30,000 to 10.738 million in 2018. This goes against...

Greece Facing Falling Population

Greece could see a dramatic fall in population, as an international organization claims the country's life expectancy is on the wane. OECD data suggest after 2014 there was a fall in Greek life expectancy to 81.1 years compared to an...

Greece's Demographic Problem Affects Pension System

The demographic problem in Greece and the serious consequences it has on security funds was a subject discussed at the 2nd Delphi Economic Forum. Demographics Professor at the University of Thessaly Vyron Kotzamanis, presented research of the diaNEOsis institution on...

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...