Greece

Thessaloniki | September 2018

EUR 12.49; EUR 4.02 (USD 4.68) for food. This is based on Greece's monetary poverty threshold for a single person household in 2017, and lowest quintile's household expenditure proportion on Food and non-alcoholic beverages in 2016. .

Greece uses EU's at-risk-of-poverty threshold which is set at 60 % of the national median equivalised disposable income.

In 2017, Greece's poverty rate was 34.8%, slightly lower than 2016 (35.6%). 

Understanding More

Risk of Poverty: 2017 Survey on Income and Living Conditions, Hellenic Statistical Authority

Income Inequality: 2017 Survey on Income and Living Conditions, Hellenic Statistical Authority