ATHENS (Reuters) – Greece’s inhabitants has shrunk 3.5% since 2011, outcomes of a census final 12 months by the nation’s statistics service (ELSTAT) confirmed on Tuesday.
The nation’s inhabitants numbered 10,432,481 individuals final 12 months, with ladies making up 51.4%, outnumbering the male inhabitants who represented 48.6%, ELSTAT mentioned.
Within the Attica area which incorporates capital Athens, the inhabitants decreased by 0.94% to three,792,469 individuals since 2011, the 12 months when the earlier census was carried out, it mentioned.
Based mostly on final 12 months’s census, the one space the place the inhabitants elevated was within the southern Aegean area, the place it rose by 5.02% or 15,527 individuals.
(Reporting by George Georgiopoulos; Enhancing by Bernadette Baum)
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