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Greek economy grows 16.2% in Q2 2021, compared Q2 2020, says ELSTAT

The Greek economy grew by 16.2 percent in the second quarter of 2021 compared with the same period last year, with the country’s GDP rising 3.4% compared with the first quarter of the year, led by consumption, private investments and exports, Greek Statistics Authority ELSTAT said on Tuesday. The Greek …

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Greece’s ELSTAT launches new website on coronavirus

Greece’s statistics authority ELSTAT launched a new website dedicated to statistics and information concerning the coronavirus pandemic and Covid-19. The aim of the new category is to provide users direct and easy access to all tactics and the new statistics compiled by ELSTAT during the pandemic. Furthermore it provides useful …

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Top Museums and Archaeological Sites in Greece: Most visited in 2019

The Acropolis of Athens and the Acropolis Museum were the most visited archaeological sites and museums in Greece the first eight month of 2019, Greek Statistics Authority said in a report. The ELSTAT lists the 5 top museums and sites based on the revenues. Total revenues increased by 28.2% in …

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Annual inflation in Greece hits 1.0 percent in June

Price hikes in food, fuel, services and other essential goods drove the annual inflation rate in Greece to 1.0 percent in June 2018, from 0.8 percent in May, the Greek Statistics Authority and the Eurostat that uses the ELSTAT data said. According to ELSTAT statement, inflation rate rose 1% between …

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Unemployment in Greece remains over 20% for 8. consecutive year

From April to April, from year to year….Unemployment rate in Greece remains at a level of more than 20% for the eighth consecutive year. According to Greek Statistics Authority, unemployment reached 20.2 percent in April 2018. In comparison, the unemployment rate in April 2017 was at 21.7% and at 20.1% …

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Crowdfunding for legal expenses of ex ELSTAT chief, Andreas Georgiou

Andreas Georgiou is a man in need. Not only has he been ‘hounded’ by the Greek justice authorities, he cannot even cover the legal expenses emerging from multiple prosecutions and appeals. This is the opinion of Georgiou’s international friends and supporters. As the former chief of the Greek Statistics Authority …

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Greece’s general gov’t records primary surplus at 4% of GDP

The Greek general government recorded a primary surplus of 4.0 pct of GDP, far beyond  expectations. According to Greek Statistics Authority, ELSTAT, the general government primary surplus is at 4.0 pct of GDP  or 7.080 billion euros, in 2017, up from a surplus of 3.9 pct or 6.709 billion euros …

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Unemployment in Greece decreases further, reaches 20.6% in Jan

Greece’s unemployment rate decreased for the second straight month in January, though slightly, data from the Hellenic Statistical Authority showed Thursday. The jobless rate dropped to 20.6 percent in January from 20.8 percent in December. In the corresponding month last year, the rate was 23.2 percent. There were 977,222 unemployed …

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Top prosecutor seeks retrial for ex chief of Greece’s ELSTAT

A Greek supreme court prosecutor has called for the retrial of the country’s former statistics chief, convicted a year ago for alleged breach of duty in a highly politicized case. Andreas Georgiou had appealed against the lower court’s decision, which gave him a suspended two-year prison sentence. Earlier, another court …

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Growth is Greece at 1.4% in 2017, says ELSTAT

Greece's economy grew for a fourth straight quarter in October-December, driven by stronger investment spending, but the pace was slower than in the previous quarter, the statistics service ELSTAT said on Monday. Seasonally adjusted data showed gross domestic product rose 0.1 percent in the fourth quarter of 2017, the expansion …

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Greece’s growth numbers disappoint, consumption spending declines

Greece’s independent statistics agency ELSTAT said the country’s economy grew by 1.3 percent on the year in the previous quarter, failing to meet ambitious growth expectations from the government and European Union. Without a revision, the July-September growth figure announced Monday suggests that Greece could miss its target of annual …

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ELSTAT: Disposable income of Greek households plunged by €2.7billion in 2016

Greek households and non-profit entities that serve households lost 2.7 billion euros in disposable income (or 2.3 percent) in 2016, Greece’s independent statistics authority (EL.STAT) said on Monday. According to figures released this week, the sum for Greek households’ disposable income reached 114 billion euros last year, down from 116.7 …

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ELSTAT suspends quarterly flash estimates on GDP; media speculate

Greece’s statistics service ELSTAT has suspended until further notice the release of flash quarterly estimates on the country’s gross domestic product because of divergences with provisional estimates, a statement issued by ELSTAT said on Monday. The move means that flash data will not be issued on Aug. 14. Nationwide quarterly …

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ELSTAT: Greece’s GDP shrunk by 26% since 2010, public debt surged

Greece’s GDP shrunk by 61.6 billion euros (26 percent) since 2010, the time span when three bailout memorandums with institutional creditors were signed and implemented, figures showed this week. Additionally, general government revenues decreased by five billion euros, with public sector wages, pensions and welfare benefits cut by 19.13 billion …

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Former ELSTAT chief Georgiou convicted for breach of duty

The Athens Misdemeanors Appeal Court on Tuesday handed a two-year sentence, suspended for three years, to former chief of Greece’s statistical service, ELSTAT, Andreas Georgiou. The court did not recognize any mitigation and imposed the maximum sentence with the prosecutor’s assent. The court found  Georgiou was found guilty on one …

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Prosecutor requests guilty verdict for ex ELSTAT chief Georgiou

A three-member Appeals Court will rule on Tuesday over a breach of duty charge raised against the former head of Greece’s statistical bureau (ELSTAT), Andreas Georgiou. The court concluded today’s session after the prosecutor requested a guilty verdict, accepting the charges filed against the former chief statistician. According to the …

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