Demographics Nightmare

June 7th, 2018

Shock birth rates shows Greeks may be dying out over IMPOSED AUSTERITY

Oct 20th, 2017

GREECE is facing a population crisis after years of austerity has forced people to put off having children due to the eye-watering cost.

Greek villages are vanishing

Oct 20th, 2017

Vassilis was born in Aghios Ioannis and is one of about 10 permanent residents who remain in the village. Aghios Ioannis is part of the Thermo municipality, i...

HOPEgenesis

HOPEgenesis is a non profit organization established in Greece in 201 that addresses the issue of the low birth rate in Greece. HOPEgenesis's mission is to pr...

Greeks Need To Start Having Babies Again Or Face Financial Oblivion

Apr 21th, 2017

People in Greece can’t afford to have more than one child, and many are opting to have none at all.

After Economic Crisis, Low Birthrates Challenge Southern Europe

Apr 16th, 2017

ATHENS — As a longtime fertility doctor, Minas Mastrominas has helped couples in Greece give birth to thousands of bouncing babies. But recently, disturbing...

Discussions with a child: The birth deficit in Greece

Times change and with them change the concerns of children. It is completely justified that the questions of many contemporary children are different to those...

Birth deficit and infertility in Greece: A fading nation…

It is evident, that the political, economic and social consequences of low birth rates are expected to become dire in the following years. The gradual populat...

Greece is ageing and is in the top 10 of countries with the greatest birth deficit.

The data in the new report by the World Economic Forum is anything but favourable for Greece’s future. The country is in the top 10 of nations which have th...

Greece is the European champion of low birth rates.

It’s the first time the EU records a negative natural increase rate, with an estimated population of 510.1 million whose increase resulted from net migratio...

The EU surpassed 5.1 million births in 2014. Greece is plagued by a birth deficit.

More than 5.1 million births recorded in the EU for 2014, according to Eurostat data, while on average women have their first child by the age of 29. Accordin...

Greece’s Birth Deficit, a national problem that must be resolved.

Since 2010 the economic depression has been plaguing the Greek nation, overshadowing the other difficulties the country faces. It is evident that it is Greece...

Greece in 2050: A country for old men

By 2050, Greece’s population is expected to shrink by 800,000 to 2.5 million people to between 8.3 and 10 million, and one in three of its residents will be...

Greece
Population

Jan 8th, 2016

The current population of Greece is 10,909,176 as of Friday, October 14, 2016, based on the latest United Nations estimates. Greece population is equivalent...

Unemployment Among Women Main Reason for Low Birth Rate in Greece

Jan 28th, 2016

Unemployment among women is the main reason for low birth rate in Greece, says a HuffPost Greece report. The report cites demographer Peter McDonald who bel...

NEW DATA REVEALS BIRTH RATE DECLINE IN CRISIS-HIT GREECE

April 15th, 2015

Job insecurity, an unemployment rate above 25 per cent, slashed salaries and pensions, massive household debt: these are just some of the reasons why Greece...

What’s Behind Greece’s
Declining Population Rate?

Jan 1st, 2016

ATHENS — There are just a few countries in the world that have experienced a stronger population decline in recent years than Greece. The number of live ...

Greece's population drops on low birth rate, reduced migration

Greece's population dropped from 11.06 million on January 1, 2013, to 10.99 million at the start of this year, estimates released by Eurostat on Thursday...

Give Birth for Greece! Abortion and Nation in Letters to the Editor of the Mainstream Greek

"For every one birth, we have two abortions"! This was the headline of a story published in the right-wing daily newspaper Apoyevmatiní, 25 August 1993. Next...