Greek Resistance to WWII Axis Forces Longest in Europe
Greek resistance to the Axis powers during the Second World War was the longest of all the nations of Western Europe, with the exception of the UK, which was never occupied outside of the Channel Islands. According to historical records,...
Greece Has the Largest Number of Goats in Europe
According to a recent study by Eurostat, Greece has the largest number of goats in the EU.
Epidemiology Report Reveals Oldest Greek Coronavirus Patient is 101 Years of Age
The oldest person in Greece to be treated after having contracted the COVID-19 coronavirus is 101 years of age, according to an epidemiological report published on Monday by the Hellenic National Public Health Organization (EODY). The EODY report revealed a...
Cypriots New European Champions in Getting Married
Marriage is a serious, life-long commitment, and thus the decision to get married is never an easy one, right? Well, not necessarily, when we are talking about Cypriots! According to the latest figures published recently by Eurostat, the European Union's statistics...
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...
Cyprus Records Lowest Rate of Cancer Deaths in European Union
The Mediterranean island nation of Cyprus had the lowest standardized rate of cancer-related deaths in the entire EU, it was announced on Tuesday, February 4, the commemoration of World Cancer Day. With 194 deaths for every 100,000 inhabitants in 2016,...
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...
Greek Economy Grew by 1.9% During Second Quarter of 2019
The Greek economy grew by 1.9 percent during the second quarter of 2019, compared to the corresponding period in 2018, the Greek Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) announced on Wednesday. The statistics service also announced that Greek GDP rose 0.8 percent in...
Greece Has Faced Double the Number of Wildfires in 2019 Compared to 2018
According to the latest figures published recently by Greece's Fire Brigade official statistics, 8,270 wildfires have been recorded across Greece so far in 2019. The shocking figure is double the number of wildfires that occurred in the nation during the...
Official Data Shows 75% of Greece's Wildfires Attributed to Arson and Negligence
Official data from Greece's Fire Service was brought into the spotlight by Greek daily Kathimerini on Wednesday, which revealed that one in two incidents of wildfires in Greece in 2018 were caused by deliberate acts of arson. This shocking revelation becomes...