Greece People - 2021


SOURCE: 2021 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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Population

10,569,703 (July 2021 est.)

country comparison to the world: 88

Nationality

noun: Greek(s)

adjective: Greek

Ethnic groups

Greek 91.6%, Albanian 4.4%, other 4% (2011)

note: data represent citizenship; Greece does not collect data on ethnicity

Languages

Greek (official) 99%, other (includes English and French) 1%

printed major-language sample:
Το Παγκόσμιο Βιβλίο Δεδομένων, η απαραίτητη πηγή βασικών πληροφοριών. (Greek)

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Religions

Greek Orthodox 81-90%, Muslim 2%, other 3%, none 4-15%, unspecified 1% (2015 est.)

Age structure

0-14 years: 14.53% (male 794,918/female 745,909)

15-24 years: 10.34% (male 577,134/female 519,819)

25-54 years: 39.6% (male 2,080,443/female 2,119,995)

55-64 years: 13.1% (male 656,404/female 732,936)

65 years and over: 22.43% (male 1,057,317/female 1,322,176) (2020 est.)

Dependency ratios

total dependency ratio: 56.1

youth dependency ratio: 21.3

elderly dependency ratio: 34.8

potential support ratio: 2.9 (2020 est.)

Median age

total: 45.3 years

male: 43.7 years

female: 46.8 years (2020 est.)

country comparison to the world: 9

Population growth rate

-0.34% (2021 est.)

country comparison to the world: 218

Birth rate

7.72 births/1,000 population (2021 est.)

country comparison to the world: 222

Death rate

12.05 deaths/1,000 population (2021 est.)

country comparison to the world: 14

Net migration rate

0.97 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2021 est.)

country comparison to the world: 61

Population distribution

one-third of the population lives in and around metropolitan Athens; the remainder of the country has moderate population density mixed with sizeable urban clusters

Urbanization

urban population: 80% of total population (2021)

rate of urbanization: 0.11% annual rate of change (2020-25 est.)

Major urban areas - population

3.153 million ATHENS (capital), 813,000 Thessaloniki (2021)

Sex ratio

at birth: 1.07 male(s)/female

0-14 years: 1.07 male(s)/female

15-24 years: 1.11 male(s)/female

25-54 years: 0.98 male(s)/female

55-64 years: 0.9 male(s)/female

65 years and over: 0.8 male(s)/female

total population: 0.95 male(s)/female (2020 est.)

Mother's mean age at first birth

29.9 years (2019 est.)

Maternal mortality rate

3 deaths/100,000 live births (2017 est.)

country comparison to the world: 178

Infant mortality rate

total: 3.61 deaths/1,000 live births

male: 4 deaths/1,000 live births

female: 3.19 deaths/1,000 live births (2021 est.)

country comparison to the world: 196

Life expectancy at birth

total population: 81.28 years

male: 78.73 years

female: 84 years (2021 est.)

country comparison to the world: 40

Total fertility rate

1.39 children born/woman (2021 est.)

country comparison to the world: 216

Drinking water source

improved: urban: 100% of population

rural: 100% of population

total: 100% of population

unimproved: urban: 0% of population

rural: 0% of population

total: 0% of population (2017 est.)

Current Health Expenditure

7.7% (2018)

Physicians density

5.48 physicians/1,000 population (2017)

Hospital bed density

4.2 beds/1,000 population (2017)

Sanitation facility access

improved: urban: 100% of population

rural: 100% of population

total: 100% of population

unimproved: urban: 0% of population

rural: 0% of population

total: 0% of population (2017 est.)

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate

0.2% (2020 est.)

country comparison to the world: 98

HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS

17,000 (2020 est.)

note: estimate does not include children

country comparison to the world: 88

HIV/AIDS - deaths


note: estimate does not include children

Obesity - adult prevalence rate

24.9% (2016)

country comparison to the world: 54

Education expenditures

N/A

Literacy

definition: age 15 and over can read and write

total population: 97.7%

male: 98.5%

female: 96.9% (2015)

School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)

total: 20 years

male: 20 years

female: 20 years (2018)

Unemployment, youth ages 15-24

total: 35.2%

male: 33.5%

female: 37.2% (2019 est.)

country comparison to the world: 20

NOTE: The information regarding Greece on this page is re-published from the 2021 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and other sources. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Greece 2021 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Greece 2021 should be addressed to the CIA or the source cited on each page.

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