Greece

Decennial Population

year population est.
1950 7,566,002
1960 8,311,386
1970 8,778,676
1980 9,620,274
1990 10,131,737
2000 10,954,032
2010 11,177,509
2020 10,825,413
2025 10,656,863
2050 9,705,257
2075 8,282,898
2100 7,392,853
source: UN - WPP 2015 Revision (medium).

General Information


Official name the Hellenic Republic
Capital Athens
Region Southern Europe
ISO code GR
Statistical agency National Statistical Service of Greece


Administrative units

codeperiphery (perifereia)native namecapital [native name]area in
sq.km.
population
1991-03-17
census
population
2001-03-18
census
population
2011-05-09
census
111Perifereia Anatolikis Makedonias kai ThrakisΠεριφέρεια Ανατολικής Μακεδονίας και ΘράκηςKomotini [Κομοτηνή]14,157.76570,197607,162608,182
351Perifereia AttikisΠεριφέρεια ΑττικήςAthina [Αθήνα]3,808.103,594,8173,894,5733,828,434
461Perifereia Boreioy AigaioyΠεριφέρεια Βορείου ΑιγαίουMitilini [Μυτιλήνη]3,835.91201,363205,235199,231
242Perifereia Dytikis ElladasΠεριφέρεια Δυτικής ΕλλάδαςPatra [Πάτρα]11,350.18695,044721,541679,796
121Perifereia Dytikis MakedoniasΠεριφέρεια Δυτικής ΜακεδονίαςKozani [Κοζάνη]9,451.40288,495294,317283,689
241Perifereia Ionion NisonΠεριφέρεια Ιονίων ΝήσωνKerkyra [Κέρκυρα]2,306.94189,338209,608207,855
122Perifereia IpeiroyΠεριφέρεια ΗπείρουIoannina [Ιωάννινα]9,203.22327,176336,392336,856
112Perifereia Kentrikis MakedoniasΠεριφέρεια Κεντρικής ΜακεδονίαςThessaloniki [Θεσσαλονίκη]18,810.521,706,3381,874,5971,880,297
471Perifereia KritisΠεριφέρεια ΚρήτηςIrakleio [Ηράκλειο]8,335.88536,633594,368623,065
462Perifereia Notioy AigaioyΠεριφέρεια Νότιου ΑιγαίουErmoupoli [Ερμούπολη]5,285.99255,192298,462309,015
243Perifereia PeloponnisosΠεριφέρεια ΠελοποννήσουTripoli [Τρίπολη]15,489.96573,958597,622577,903
232Perifereia Stereas ElladasΠεριφέρεια Στερεάς ΕλλάδαςLamia [Λαμία]15,549.31548,101558,144547,390
231Perifereia ThessaliasΠεριφέρεια ΘεσσαλίαςLarissa [Λάρισα]14,036.64729,268740,115732,762
991Aghion Oros (self-governed)Άγιο Όρος (Αυτοδιοίκητο)Karyes [Καρυές]335.641,4151,9611,811
 total  131,957.4110,217,33510,934,09710,816,286
source: National Statistical Service of Greece.
note: population data based on resident population.

Agglomerations

namepopulation
1991-03-17
census
population
2001-03-18
census
Athina3,072,9223,761,810
Thessaloniki749,048..
Patra170,452..
Irakleio132,117..
Volos116,031..
source: National Statistical Service of Greece.

Main cities

namenative namepopulation
1991-03-17
census
population
2001-03-18
census
population
2011-05-09
census
AthinaΑθήνα816,556789,166664,046
ThessalonikiΘεσσαλονίκη424,220397,156325,182
PatraΠάτρα190,463210,494213,984
IraklioΗράκλειο146,536163,115173,993
PeiraiasΠειραιάς187,399181,933163,688
LarissaΛάρισα129,429145,981162,591
VolosΒόλος132,917142,923144,449
PeristeriΠεριστέρι141,971146,743139,981
RhodesΡόδου96,159115,334115,490
IoaninnaΙωαννιτών92,425103,101112,486
ChaniaΧανίων83,71298,202108,642
AcharnesΑχαρνές65,03582,555106,943
Nikea - Aghios Ioannis RentisΝίκαιας - Αγίου Ιωάννη Ρέντη104,192111,220105,430
ChalkidaΧαλκιδέων85,57392,809102,223
KerkyraΚέρκυρας101,236108,652102,071
Kordelio - EvosmoΚορδελιού - Ευόσμου46,21677,174101,753
KallitheaΚαλλιθέα116,731115,150100,641
Pavlos MelasΠαύλου Μελά70,94487,58799,245
AgrinioΑγρινίου98,00096,88994,181
KalamariaΚαλαμαριά80,99190,09691,518
Keratsini - DrapetsonaΚερατσινίου - Δραπετσώνας86,38191,80991,045
GlyfadaΓλυφάδα63,73383,66587,305
LesvosΛέσβου88,18790,43686,436
KateriniΚατερίνης72,94083,38785,851
IlioΙλίου80,56485,57284,793
Neapoli - SykeesΝεάπολης - Συκεών76,03789,27484,741
TrikalaΤρικκαίων74,83278,81781,355
IlioupoliΗλιούπολης77,47681,02478,153
SerresΣερρών71,26676,47276,817
LamiaΛαμία....75,315
source: National Statistical Service of Greece.
note: cities based on municipal boundaries.