ELSTAT statistics about inequality here in Greece (Jan 2013)

• Fertility – (average number of babies per woman ) 1.3 in 2001 and 1.4 in 2011
• Female life expectancy – 81 in 2001 and 83.1 in 2011
• Male life expectancy – 75.9 in 2001 and 78.3 in 2011
• Unemployment at the end of 2012 – 26.4% (up to 60% of young people in April 2013)
• 17.7% of people are in a jobless family (2012)
• 21.4% at risk of poverty in 2011 (increase from 20.8% in 2003)
• Even 11.9% of workers at risk of poverty
• 28.4% in 2011 suffer material deprivation – without 4 of TV, car, washing machine, 1 week holiday, heated home, telephone (decrease from 31% in 2003)
• Poor housing – 25.2% noise, 15.3% damp and 1.7% no flushing toilet
• Gini coefficient – measure of inequality( remember 0% is no inequality) 33.6%
• 6 doctors per 1000 people
• 32% smoke daily and 10% drink alcohol daily
• Internet – 53.6% of homes have internet and of this 94.8% broadband. (it was 1.4% in 2004)
• 58.5% social network, 75% send email and 38% phone on internet . Only 16.6% do e banking
• 18% of family money spent on food
• 31% of people live in detached houses, 60% in apartments and 9% semi detached and terraced
• Housing – 58.8% owner occupied, 23.4% rented, mortgage 11.7% and free 6.1%

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