20 Fascinating Facts about Greece
Everyone knows that Greece is the cradle of Western Civilization, however, there are some facts that very few people are aware of.
Melbourne Overtakes Sydney as Australia’s Biggest City
Melbourne has overtaken Sydney as Australia's most populous city for the first time since the 19th century, the latest government figures showed. Melbourne, the city that also boasts the largest Greek diaspora community in the world, now has a population...
Population in Greece Reaches 9,716,889 According to 2021 Census
The registered population in Greece was 9,716,889 individuals according to the results of the Hellenic Statistical Authority's 2021 population and housing census. The details per region and municipality that will be published will show that the population was revised downwards...
Elon Musk Calls on the World to Make More Babies
Tech entrepreneur and billionaire Elon Musk called on the world to consider making more babies, warning that low birth rates pose a "danger" to civilization. Musk, the richest man on the planet and a father to ten children made the...
Census in Greece: Population Shrinks by 3.5 Percent to 10,432,481
The population in Greece has shrunk by 3.5 percent during the last decade according to the census published on Tuesday by the Greek Statistical Service (ELSTAT). According to the preliminary data of the country-wide census of 2021, the current population...
7.9 Billion and Counting: How Much Population Can the Earth Support?
In June 2022, the world population is 7.9 billion individuals. Can the Earth support this many people indefinitely? What will happen if we do nothing to manage future population growth and total resource use? These complex questions are ecological,...
Hostility Towards Census Workers in Greece Leads to Mass Resignations
The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) is currently conducting the 2021 Census of the Greek population. Citizens’ hostility has led to mass resignations of census workers. In Patras, the capital of the Prefecture of Achaia, and one of Greece’s most populous...
Parliament Approves 2,000-Euro Benefit for Every Child Born in Greece
Greece has taken a step in trying to stem its decline in population by approving a new law on Tuesday awarding a one-time benefit of 2,000 euros for every child born in the country as of January 1, 2020. According...
Greece's Population Set to Drop to 8 Million by 2050, Scientists Warn
Greece's population has been on a trajectory of rapid decline since 2011, the first year since 1944 when a negative birthrate was recorded, and it is expected to drop to 8 million people by 2050, a leading scientist warned...
Greece Must Halt Aging Population Trend, Expert Warns
A prominent professor in the field of demographics warned on Tuesday that the future age mix of the Greek population will undermine the entire productive infrastructure of the country. Vyron Kotzamanis, from the Department of Urban Planning and Regional Development...