Greek youth perceive themselves as being very healthy, are more likely to smoke and to learn more than two foreign languages in primary school than their EU counterparts.
Greek women are having children later, young people are taking more time to depart the parental home and Greece has the lowest rate of children born outside marriage, according to a comprehensive report from the EU’s statistical arm on the issue of youth in Europe.
Greece cut its public administration workforces from 2008 to 2013 by 11 percent according to research and figures published last month by Eurofound, the EU’s research agency for social and labour-related issues.
Lower income groups in Greece saw their tax burden increase by 337.7 percent from 2008 to 2012, compared to a 9 percent rise for higher income groups, a new report on the impact of the crisis and austerity policies on incomes, inequality and poverty in Greece has found.
Austerity measures adopted in Greece within the context of the economic crisis have in many instances conflicted with the state’s obligation to ensure protection of fundamental rights, a report commissioned by the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) has found.
Efforts in Greece to tackle domestic corruption need to give a much higher priority to fighting foreign bribery, and especially target the export, shipping and SME sector, a report from a leading anti-graft watchdog has said.
Greeks are most likely to believe that gender stereotyping is widespread in the workplace than citizens in other 27 EU states, a new opinion survey on gender equality has found.
Greece’s digital economy is being held back by a weak demand for internet services, low levels of digital skills as well as suspicion about doing business online, a new EU-wide survey published this week has found.
Xenophobia and violence against migrants reached worrying levels last year in Greece, which among other issues continues to segregate Roma children in some schools, a new report from Europe’s anti-discrimination watchdog has found.
The failure to deal with police violence against journalists during protests is mainly to blame for Greece being ranked second lowest in the European Union for media freedom, the authors of the 2015 World Press Freedom Index have said.