Greece climbed to third place in the EU’s poverty tables in 2013, data released by the EU’s statistical arm on Tuesday showed.
The economic crisis has increased wealth inequality in Greece at a much faster pace than in other eurozone countries, according to a recent report by Credit Suisse.
The 2013 survey on income and living conditions in Greece released by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) on Monday revealed that 23.1 percent of the population was at risk of poverty in 2013.
The inaugural Julius Baer (JB) Wealth Report published this week showed that European wealth exceeded its pre-crisis peak in 2013 reaching a new all-time high of 56 trillion, up 1.7 percent year on year, but that it had fallen by more than a fifth in Greece over the last seven years
Greece is the most socially unjust country in the European Union, with its performance deteriorating rapidly during the crisis, according to a recent study by the Bertelsmann Foundation.
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The average monthly expenditure of Greek households dropped 7.8 percent year on year (YoY) to 1,509.39 euros in 2013, according to the 2013 Household Budget Survey published by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).
The coalition’s efforts to convince Greeks that an economic recovery is on its way after six years of recession appears to be bearing little fruit so far, according to two new opinion polls.
The devastating impact on wages, employment and the social security system over the crisis years is clearly depicted in the annual report of the Labour Institute (INE) of the General Confederation of Greek Workers (GSEE) published today.
Average wages in Greece fell by more than 10 percent in 2013, according to data published by the Social Insurance Institute (IKA), the country’s main social security organisation.