Alarming Reality: 17% of Bulgarian Babies and Young Children Live in Poverty

Startling statistics unveiled by the National Statistical Institute reveal that a staggering 17% of children between the ages of 0 and 5 in Bulgaria grapple with poverty. This concerning figure emerges alongside an infant mortality rate that remains nearly double the European Union average, standing at 3.6%.

Greeks becoming fewer, older, lonelier

Greek society is aging and experiencing great changes in its structural characteristics, according to the results of the 2021 population census, which were released on Friday by the Hellenic Statistical Authority.

More specifically, the permanent population of Greece is 10,482,487 people, down by 3.1% compared to 10 years earlier.