Greece People - 1986


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Population: 9,954,000 (July 1986), average

annual growth rate 0.3%

Nationality: noun—Greek(s); adjective— Greek

Ethnic divisions: 97.7% Greek, 1.3% Turkish; 1.0% Vlach, Slav, Albanian, Pomach

NOTE: The Greek Government states that there are no ethnic minorities in Greece.

Religion: 98% Greek Orthodox, 1.3% Muslim, 0.7% other

Language: Greek (official); English and French widely understood

Infant mortality rate: 13.8/1,000(1984)

Life expectancy: moi 72, women 75

Literacy 95%

Labor force: 3.7 million (1981 census); approximately 39% services, 31% agriculture, 30% industry; urban unemployment is estimated at 10%; substantial unreported unemployment exists in agriculture

Organized labor: 10-15% of total labor force, 20-25% of urban labor force

NOTE: The information regarding Greece on this page is re-published from the 1986 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and other sources. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Greece 1986 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Greece 1986 should be addressed to the CIA or the source cited on each page.

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