Greece population: 10,441,309

Greece is officially known as the Hellenic republic. It is located in the southeast region of Europe. This historically rich country was also known as Hellas. The population of this country is approximately 10.7 million. The capital of Greece is Athens one of the largest city followed by Thessaloniki. Greece is surrounded by some beautiful seas. To the east of the mainland the Aegean Sea is located, to its west the Lonian Sea, in the south the Cretan and the Mediterranean sea. Some of the factors such as high cultural heritage, quality of life classify it as a middle power.

CITY NAME POPULATION CITY NAME POPULATION CITY NAME POPULATION
Athens 664,046 Palaio Faliro 64,021 Veroia 44,464
Thessaloniki 354,290 Korydallos 63,445 Alimos 41,720
Patra 168,034 Trikala 61,653 Polichni 39,765
Piraeus 163,688 Vyronas 61,308 Kozani 36,481
Larisa 144,651 Agia Paraskevi 59,704 Agioi Anargyroi 34,168
Peristeri 139,981 Galatsi 59,345 Argyroupoli 34,097
Irakleion 137,154 Chalkida 59,125 Ano Liosia 33,565
Kallithea 100,641 Petroupolis 58,979 Karditsa 32,789
Acharnes 99,346 Serres 58,287 Nea Ionia 32,661
Kalamaria 91,617 Rodos 56,128 Rethymno 32,468
Nikaia 89,380 Kalamata 54,100 Cholargos 30,840
Glyfada 87,305 Kavala 54,027 Vrilissia 30,741
Volos 86,048 Chania 53,910 Aspropyrgos 30,251
Ilion 84,793 Katerini 53,293 Korinthos 30,176
Ilioupoli 78,153 Alexandroupoli 52,979 Ptolemaida 30,045
Keratsini 77,077 Lamia 52,006 Gerakas 29,939
Khalandrion 74,192 Irakleio 49,642 Metamorfosi 29,891
Nea Smyrni 73,076 Xanthi 48,221 Voula 28,364
Marousi 72,333 Kifisia 47,332 Kamateron 28,361
Agios Dimitrios 71,294 Agrinio 46,899 Mytilene 28,322
Zografos 71,026 Chaidari 45,642 Giannitsa 27,817
Aigaleo 69,946 Komotini 45,631 Neapoli 27,084
Nea Ionia 67,134 Sykies 44,955
Ioannina 65,574 Drama 44,823

Greece population history

10,442,311 is the recent population of Greece according to the UN records. By the end of the quarter, the anticipated population is 10,423,054. The population of 2010 is 10,887,637. Since 2010 there is a considerable decrease in the total population. For the years 2015 to 2019 the median age is 43.8 which are constant. In the current year, the median age has increased to 45.6. The urban population of Greece is increasing very leisurely. The urban population for 2020 is 8,850,409. Greece holds the 87th rank in the total world’s population.

Year Population Yearly % Change Yearly Change Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban Pop % Urban Population Country’s Share of World Pop World Population Global Rank
2020 10,423,054 -0.48% -50,401 -16,000 45.6 1.3 81 84.90% 8,850,409 0.13% 7,794,798,739 87
2019 10,473,455 -0.46% -48,791 -16,000 43.8 1.34 81 84.30% 8,831,631 0.14% 7,713,468,100 87
2018 10,522,246 -0.45% -47,204 -16,000 43.8 1.34 82 83.70% 8,808,771 0.14% 7,631,091,040 87
2017 10,569,450 -0.43% -45,735 -16,000 43.8 1.34 82 83.10% 8,785,441 0.14% 7,547,858,925 86
2016 10,615,185 -0.42% -44,565 -16,000 43.8 1.34 82 82.60% 8,766,565 0.14% 7,464,022,049 85
2015 10,659,750 -0.42% -45,577 -32,360 43.4 1.34 83 82.10% 8,755,057 0.14% 7,379,797,139 83
2010 10,887,637 -0.61% -67,431 -74,154 41.1 1.42 84 80.20% 8,732,440 0.16% 6,956,823,603 77
2005 11,224,791 0.26% 28,537 22,717 39.4 1.29 87 75.00% 8,413,925 0.17% 6,541,907,027 73
2000 11,082,104 0.62% 67,320 59,486 38 1.31 86 73.10% 8,102,077 0.18% 6,143,493,823 71
1995 10,745,503 1.00% 103,902 91,836 36.5 1.38 83 72.40% 7,781,147 0.19% 5,744,212,979 66
1990 10,225,992 0.51% 51,551 35,777 35.1 1.53 79 71.60% 7,324,309 0.19% 5,327,231,061 68
1985 9,968,238 0.70% 68,247 20,048 33.9 2.06 77 70.60% 7,034,015 0.20% 4,870,921,740 63
1980 9,627,002 1.32% 122,583 59,474 33 2.42 75 69.40% 6,680,878 0.22% 4,458,003,514 62
1975 9,014,085 0.80% 70,103 4,154 32.4 2.53 70 66.90% 6,031,206 0.22% 4,079,480,606 62
1970 8,663,571 0.49% 41,950 -37,425 32.3 2.55 67 64.20% 5,561,283 0.23% 3,700,437,046 61
1965 8,453,821 0.43% 36,038 -51,338 29.9 2.29 66 59.90% 5,067,678 0.25% 3,339,583,597 49
1960 8,273,629 0.65% 52,501 -40,306 28.3 2.42 64 55.90% 4,626,936 0.27% 3,034,949,748 51
1955 8,011,124 0.88% 68,466 -14,002 26.9 2.48 62 54.10% 4,332,425 0.29% 2,773,019,936 49

Greece population forecast

The declining population of Greece will remain stable for some years. Even though, there is a declining population the decrease level is not massive. The forecast of Greece population suggests that during 2020 the yearly change is -0.45 and after 2050 the yearly change will be -0.35. The population of Greece in 2050 is predicted as 9,029,249. Therefore, the minor changes in the total population won’t be dramatic. The fertility rate in 2020 to 2050 is 1.50 which also remains constant.

Year Population Yearly % Change Yearly Change Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban Pop % Urban Population Country’s Share of World Pop World Population Global Rank
2020 10,423,054 -0.45% -47,339 -16,000 45.6 1.3 81 84.90% 8,850,409 0.13% 7,794,798,739 87
2025 10,154,685 -0.52% -53,674 -8,000 47.7 1.3 79 87.60% 8,897,137 0.12% 8,184,437,460 93
2030 9,917,250 -0.47% -47,487 4,000 49.7 1.3 77 90.00% 8,925,806 0.12% 8,548,487,400 95
2035 9,712,264 -0.42% -40,997 10,000 51.5 1.3 75 92.00% 8,939,787 0.11% 8,887,524,213 98
2040 9,509,268 -0.42% -40,599 10,000 52.7 1.3 74 93.90% 8,927,247 0.10% 9,198,847,240 98
2045 9,287,494 -0.47% -44,355 10,000 53.2 1.3 72 95.50% 8,870,281 0.10% 9,481,803,274 100
2050 9,029,249 -0.56% -51,649 53.4 1.3 70 96.90% 8,753,104 0.09% 9,735,033,990 103

Greece demographics

The average life expectancy rate in Greece for the current year is projected as 82.80 years. The infant mortality rate in Greece is 2.4%. The sex ration for male to female is 0.96. The male and female population of Greece is 49.08 and 50.92. Among the other main countries, Greece is one such important country where the female population is higher than the male population.

Greece politics and religion

The Greek Orthodox Church is the dominant religious group in Greece. 90% of the total population of Greece follows this Christianity group. There are also other religion population which are smaller such Islam is 2% and catholic 1%. Other religions such as Buddhism and Hinduism are also a bit prominent.

Greece economy

Greece is one of the 55th largest economies in the world. The sectors contributing to the economy is service 80%, industrial 16% and 4% agricultural sector.

Largest Countries in the World by Population

S.No Country Population (2020) World Population Share (%)
1 China 1,439,323,776 18.47%
2 India 1,380,004,385 17.70%
3 United States 331,002,651 4.25%
4 Indonesia 273,523,615 3.51%
5 Pakistan 220,892,340 2.83%
6 Brazil 212,559,417 2.73%
7 Nigeria 206,139,589 2.64%
8 Bangladesh 164,689,383 2.11%
9 Russia 145,934,462 1.87%
10 Mexico 128,932,753 1.65%