demographic winter

Report: Greek Population in Dangerous Decline

The population of Greece is dropping at a rate that has analysts worried about the country’s future as the fertility rate is well below replacement levels and significant brain drain exists.

Baby boy George Doikas, born on on October 31, 2011, cries at a state maternity hopital in Athens. The United Nations says that by its best estimates the seven billionth baby will be born on October 31, and countries around the world have planned events surrounding the demographic milestone. AFP …