Tag: Eurostat

online shopping

39% of Greeks and Cypriots shopped online: Eurostat

With online shopping on the rise due to the pandemic lockdown measures, Greece and Cyprus are well below the EU average in online shopping compared with the rest of the member states.…

turkey waste

Turkey: Europe’s largest ‘waste bin’

The European Union exported some 11.4 million tonnes of waste to Turkey in 2019, making it the continent’s largest waste destination, based on the latest figures released by Eurostat. According to the…

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Just over 4,000 Europeans died from influenza in 2016

The coronavirus epidemic has sparked misguided comparisons with the influenza in terms of the mortality rate, so GCT thought it was important to point out that in 2016, according to the latest…


Cyprus leads highest marriage rate in EU

Cyprus has the highest number of marriages per capita in the EU, whilst Greece is in line with the EU average according to Eurostat’s latest figures. For 2018, Cyprus recorded 7.8 marriages…


Greece has one of the highest numbers of radio stations in Europe

Greece has the third highest number of enterprises operating as radio broadcasters across the European Union (EU) in 2017, according to the latest data released today by Eurostat. Specifically, Greece has 622…

youth unemployment

Greece still records highest youth unemployment in Europe

Greece retains the highest unemployment rate in Europe despite decreases compared to previous years according to the latest figures released by Eurostat yesterday. According to the data, as of December 2019, Greece…

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More than 5% of Greece’s prison population are women

Greece has just under 100 prisoners per 100,000 inhabitants with women representing just over 5% of the prison population which is the EU average, according to the latest data published by Eurostat.…