A Pew Research Centre survey looking into the religious beliefs of Eastern Europeans has painted a detailed picture of the role and influence the Greek Orthodox Church has in the Greeks’ lives and belief systems.
Greeks are the most doubtful people in the European Union as regards the direction their country is taking and the Irish the most positive, a European Parliament survey has found.
The number of Greek citizenships granted to non-Greeks more than halved in the two years from 2013 to 2015, EU data has shown.
The impact of the economic crisis in Greece on health has been more nuanced than previous reports suggested, research conducted by a team of British and Greek scientists has found.
The number of physical and verbal attacks reported to a racist violence monitoring group fell significantly in 2016, according to a monitoring body.
An EU-wide survey has found that Greece ranks last in terms of housing exclusion, with households in the country spending a greater share of their income on accommodation than in any other member state.
Greeks are a bag of contradictions regarding political ideology and views, with the majority believing “socialism” to be a more positive term than “capitalism” while, at the same time, espousing the classical characteristics of liberalism in valuing “freedom” over “equality”, a new, wide-ranging opinion poll suggests.
Greece saw its rate of poverty increase by more than 40 percent during the economic crisis, the highest jump in any EU state, according to a new German study that measures poverty in a “multidimensional” way.
Ranked 32nd on a 38-strong list, Greece is lagging behind most other developed countries when it comes to spending on research and development.
Along with Cyprus, Greece recycled just short than a fifth of municipal rate in 2014, jointly the third lowest rate in the EU and less than half the EU average, a new environmental implementation review from the European Commission has found.