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Greece Demographics Profile

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Population
10,607,051 (July 2020 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.)
Population growth rate
-0.31% (2020 est.)
Birth rate
7.8 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Death rate
12 deaths/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Net migration rate
0.9 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Urbanization
urban population: 79.7% of total population (2020)
rate of urbanization: 0.22% annual rate of change (2015-20 est.)
Major cities - population
3.153 million ATHENS (capital), 812,000 Thessaloniki (2020)
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: 95 male(s)/female (2020 est.)
Mother's mean age at first birth
29.9 years (2017 est.)
Infant mortality rate
total: 3.7 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 4 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 3.3 deaths/1,000 live births (2020 est.)
Life expectancy at birth
total population: 81.1 years
male: 78.5 years
female: 83.8 years (2020 est.)
Total fertility rate
1.38 children born/woman (2020 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate
0.2% (2017 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS
14,000 (2017 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths
<100 (2017 est.)
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.)
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.)
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

Religions
Greek Orthodox (official) 81-90%, Muslim 2%, other 3%, none 4-15%, unspecified 1% (2015 est.)
Languages
Greek (official) 99%, other (includes English and French) 1%
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)
Education expenditures
NA
Maternal mortality rate
3 deaths/100,000 live births (2017 est.)
Health expenditures
8% (2017)
Physicians density
5.48 physicians/1,000 population (2017)
Hospital bed density
4.2 beds/1,000 population (2017)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate
24.9% (2016)

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on Friday, November 27, 2020

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