Report highlights latest living conditions and demographics in Greece
Greeks' working hours among highest in EU, annual leave below average
Greek demographic ratios among the worst in Europe
Refugee returns to resume despite concerns over rights and conditions
Greeks deeply pessimistic about future but confidence in euro persists
Parents main source of income for most young Greeks
Pensions main source of finance for half of households as income falls again
The inequality fuelled by the Greek crisis expanded even further in 2016, with three-quarters of households reporting that they were worse off quantitatively and qualitatively than before and with just under half of them claiming that they rely on pensions as their main source of income, the annual survey on income and household expenditure from the country’s largest small- and medium business association has found.
The research, conducted by the Small Enterprises’ Institute (IME) of the Hellenic Confederation of Professionals, Craftsmen and Merchants (GSEVEE), says that pensions account for the main source of income for 49.2 percent of Greek households in 2015, a ...
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