Greek Population Has Declined by Up to Half a Million in a Decade
October 2, 2021
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 of a study paper published by professors Vasilis Pappas and Vyronas Kotzamanis of the Patras and Thessaly universities, respectively. Greek population has been declining constantly after 2010.
Citing estimates published by Greek statistics agency ELSTAT concerning the nine years between 2011 to 2020, the paper notes that the population of permanent residents in Greece shrunk 3.7%, or 405,000 people.
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