Demographics of Greece

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date30 Oct 2021

As of 2021, the population of Greece is projected at 10.37 million, down by 0.50% compared with 10.42 million in 2020. Greece is ranked 87th in terms of population and 225th in terms of population growth rate.

There are 74.11 thousand births in Greece in 2021. That is 203 per day, which is ranked 121st. The crude birth rate is 7.15 per 1000 people. There are 0.12 million deaths in Greece in 2021. That is 319 per day, which is ranked 72nd. The crude death rate is 11.22 per 1000 people.

8.86 million people are living in urban areas, which is 80.04% of Greece population. Greece is ranked 68th in terms of urbanization.

The Sex Ratio in Greece in 2021 is 96.41 males per 100 females. There are 5.09 million males and 5.28 million females in Greece. The percentage of female population is 50.92% compare to 49.08% male population. Greece has 0.19 million more females than males. Greece is at 52nd position out of 201 countries/territories in terms of female to male ratio.

  • Population
  • Growth rate

Greece population

Year Population Growth (%)
19507,668,792-
19558,011,1320.79
19608,273,6280.54
19658,453,8190.41
19708,663,5680.58
19759,014,0911.06
19809,627,0041.17
19859,968,2330.52
199010,225,9900.69
199510,745,5020.94
200011,082,1030.49
200511,224,800-0.09
201010,887,640-0.65
201510,659,737-0.39
201610,615,183-0.42
201710,569,449-0.43
201810,522,244-0.45
201910,473,452-0.46
202010,423,056-0.48
202110,370,747-0.50
  • Total
  • Crude

Greece death and birth rate

Year Total Crude(per 1000)
DeathBirthCrude deathCrude birth
195072,746146,9239.4619.14
195575,188165,4039.3920.65
196072,126163,6888.7319.82
196574,791158,7978.8418.77
197082,668154,9829.5317.86
197588,894153,6139.8016.93
198092,677150,4749.6915.72
198594,026125,1929.4412.58
199094,913106,7209.2310.37
199596,962106,6809.059.96
2000100,657107,1619.099.68
2005103,647111,2829.309.99
2010107,445105,6359.839.66
2015111,75989,09010.498.36
2020115,74576,26811.117.32
2021116,29874,10511.227.15
  • Population
  • Urbanization

Urban and rural population of Greece

Year Population Urbanization
UrbanRuralgrowth rate (%)Urban (%)
19503,999,3783,669,416-52.151
19554,332,4253,678,6991.4954.080
19604,626,9363,644,8521.2155.936
19655,067,6783,382,8261.8959.969
19705,561,2833,098,5121.9064.220
19756,031,2062,978,7111.8266.940
19806,680,8782,953,6261.8869.343
19857,034,0152,940,7240.8070.518
19907,324,3092,924,2281.0071.467
19957,781,1473,008,2281.1572.119
20008,102,0773,040,0420.6372.716
20058,413,9252,887,2790.7974.452
20108,732,4402,713,5650.4976.292
20158,755,0572,462,7430.0278.046
20208,850,4092,252,1630.2179.715
20218,864,4572,210,8620.1680.038
  • Population pyramid
  • Gender ratio

Greece population by Age Group (2011)

Age group Male Female Total M per 100 F
PersonsShare (%)
00-04 207,390 194,917 402,307 3.88 106.399
05-09 235,157 220,266 455,423 4.39 106.760
10-14 275,262 258,504 533,766 5.15 106.483
15-19 270,901 257,937 528,838 5.10 105.026
20-24 268,851 258,750 527,601 5.09 103.904
25-29 272,872 249,277 522,149 5.03 109.465
30-34 298,982 275,229 574,211 5.54 108.630
35-39 365,110 349,105 714,215 6.89 104.585
40-44 393,946 380,546 774,492 7.47 103.521
45-49 395,521 393,418 788,939 7.61 100.535
50-54 395,127 404,546 799,673 7.71 97.672
55-59 348,402 371,221 719,623 6.94 93.853
60-64 322,591 358,841 681,432 6.57 89.898
65-69 272,090 316,458 588,548 5.68 85.980
70-74 253,483 300,369 553,852 5.34 84.391
75-79 186,894 226,984 413,878 3.99 82.338
80-84 159,788 219,548 379,336 3.66 72.780
85-89 107,986 159,009 266,995 2.57 67.912
90-94 47,879 68,080 115,959 1.12 70.328
95-99 11,045 15,561 26,606 0.26 70.979
100+ 1,202 1,702 2,904 0.03 70.623
Total 5,090,479 5,280,268 10,370,747 96.406