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Greece Population and Religion Percentage

Greece, officially the Hellenic Republic, is a country located in Southeast Europe. Greece is located at the crossroads of Europe, Asia, and Africa. As per the UN World Population Prospects report, the population of Greece in 2023 is 10,341,277 (10.34 million)

Estimated population of Greece in 2023: 10.3 million or 1.03 Crore

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Greece Demographics
GreecePopulation
Total Population10,341,277
Global Rank87
Land Area 130,647 sq. km (50,443 sq. mi)
Area Rank95
Pop. Density124 people/sq. km
Growth rate-0.42%
Fertility Rate* of Greece1.3
Infant mortality rate ** in Greece2.4
Median Age in Greece45.6 year
Life Expectancy in Greece82.80 years
Urban Population of Greece84.90%

Religion in Greece

Greece is the most religious European nation and the majority of the population follows Christianity. Christianity is followed by 93% of the population and an estimated 90% of Greek citizens identify themselves as Eastern Orthodox, belonging to the Greek Orthodox Church. Other Christians are at 3% of the population and it included Catholics, Old Calendarists, Protestants, and other smaller denominations

Non-Christian faiths account for 3%, and the remaining 4% are classified as unaffiliated, which can mean agnostic, atheist, or “nothing in particular.”

Other Religion includes Islam, Jews, Buddhism, Hinduism, and other smaller faiths. Muslims account for 2% of the Greece population and others are less than a percent.

Religion percentage in Greece 

Religion/ AffiliationsPercentage
Christians93%
– Orthodox Christianity – 90%
– Other Christians– 3%
Unaffiliated4%
Islam2%
Other Religions1%

Source: Pew research center

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Top Cities in Greece by Population
#CityRegionPopulation
1AthensAttica30,90,508
2ThessalonikiCentral Macedonia8,24,676
3PatrasWestern Greece1,67,446
4LarissaThessaly1,44,651
5HeraklionCrete1,40,730
6VolosThessaly86,046
7IoanninaEpirus65,574
8TrikalaThessaly61,653
9ChalcisCentral Greece59,125
10SerresCentral Macedonia58,287
11AlexandroupoliEastern Macedonia and Thrace57,812
12XanthiEastern Macedonia and Thrace56,122
13KateriniCentral Macedonia55,997
14KalamataPeloponnese54,100
15KavalaEastern Macedonia and Thrace54,027
16ChaniaCrete53,910
17LamiaCentral Greece52,006
18KomotiniEastern Macedonia and Thrace50,990
19RhodesSouth Aegean49,541
20AgrinioWestern Greece46,899
Population of Greece 2024 | Religion in Greece