Greece

World Rank 65 2.54 Greece flag svg
Capital
Area
Currency
Athens
131,957 km 2
Euro (EUR)

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Introduction

Greece is a nation also known as Hellas or the Hellenic Republic. It is the country located in the Balkans, in Southeast Europe. It is said that the nation is located at the crossroads of Europe, Africa, and Asia. In terms of neighbours, they share land borders with Albania, North Macedonia, Bulgaria, and Turkey. The birthplace of democracy and a number of major scientific and mathematical principles. Greece has a relatively small land coverage, which is around 131,957 square kilometers. 

Economy

Greek economy has witnessed a lot of major decreases in the past several years. However, in 2019 the nation recorded an increase. As a result, their GDP (PPP included) is now said to be at around $329 billion. As a result, they are placed between Hungary and Finland in the GDP rankings.

It is important to notice that their GDP per capita was also improved. Until 2009, the average for Europe and Greece was practically the same. After the economic crisis, the growth was not only slowed down, but also the wealth of an average Greek decreased. The latest data from 2019 showed that the GDP per capita was around $30,700. 

Gross domestic product (GDP, GDP PPP)

Gross domestic product (GDP)

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Gross domestic product growth rate

Gross domestic product per capita

Gross domestic product (PPP)

Gross domestic product (PPP) per capita

International trade (Export, Import)

External balance on goods and services

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External balance on goods and services (% of GDP)

Exports of goods and services (current US$)

Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)

Imports of goods and services (current US$)

Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)

Employment by sector, Unemployment

Unemployment (% of total labor force)

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Employment in agriculture (% of total employment)

Employment in industry (% of total employment)

Employment in services (% of total employment)

Vulnerable employment (% of total employment)