Teenage Greeks are less likely to be smokers, find it easier to access alcohol but don’t binge drink, and are the most likely to have gambled for money than their peers in Europe.
The vast majority of small and medium-sized businesses are in a more difficult financial position than ever before and there is a risk that the overall job losses in the sector could hit 55,000 in 2016, a study by the country’s small and medium-business association has claimed.
While residents of Athens are the least satisfied with life in the city compared to those in the capitals of the of the 27 EU member states, they are increasingly warming to the Greek capital, research from the EU’s statistical arm has found.
Out of all the people in Greece who were unemployed in the fourth quarter 2015, 94.6 percent remained out of work in the first quarter 2016, in what is the highest rate in the European Union, data from Eurostat has shown.
Greece has the second highest share of NEETs – young people aged 20-24 who are neither in employment nor in education or training – and also saw its proportion of NEETs jump by 9.3 percentage points over a decade, data from Eurostat shows.
In the last 15 years, Greece has passed 36 tax laws, as well as 108 temporary provisions and 238 adjustments relating to taxation scattered as riders to other legislation, with the government issuing 200 ministerial circulars to explain all these rules.
Most people in Greece now have a negative view of the European Union, with share of Greeks that views the EU in a bad light rising 13 percentage points to hit 51 percent, the latest Eurobarometer has found.
Greeks who place themselves on the left of the political spectrum are more unfavourable in their views towards Muslims in Greece than people in the right Germany are of Muslims in their country, a survey from a leading US pollster has found.
Following a recent Bank of Greece (BoG) study showing that 427,000 Greeks have emigrated since the beginning of 2018, Endeavor Greece has now estimated that the brain drain reached 350,000 over the same period.
Over 427,000 Greeks aged 15 to 65 emigrated since the start of the Greek crisis in 2008, with the annual exodus trebling to 100,000 in 2013 alone, a new study from the central Bank of Greece claims.