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Election and Democracy
Greece
Voter turnout in the national election63.9% (March 2019 or latest)
[22/36countries]
Politician
Greece
Number of total seats in the Parliament300 (2017)
[13/36countries]
Number of total seats in the Parliament per 1 million population27.92 (2017)
[13/36countries]
Number of seats in the House of Representatives300 (2017)
[13/36countries]
Number of seats in the House of Representatives per 1 million population27.92 (2017)
[12/36countries]
% of seats held by women in national parliaments18.3% (2017)
[30/36countries]
Women in ministerial positions (% of all ministers)21.1% (2017)
[26/35countries]
Political party and organization
Greece
Parliament
Greece
Political awareness
Greece
Political action
Greece
Government
Greece
% of respondents reporting high levels of trust in national government 23.7% (2010)
[33/34countries]
Public officials
Greece
% of central government employees aged 55 years or older27.1% (2015)
[9/31countries]
Public finance
Greece
General government expenditure, % of GDP54.2% (2015)
[4/35countries]
General government revenue, % of GDP48.3% (2015)
[9/35countries]
General government fiscal balance, % of GDP-5.9% (2015)
[36/36countries]
General government gross debt, % of GDP181.6% (2015)
[2/35countries]
General government financial net worth (% of GDP)-148.1% (2015)
[33/33countries]
General government expenditures for Defence, as % of total budget4.28% (2016)
[9/32countries]
General government expenditures for Public order and safety, as % of total budget4.37% (2016)
[12/32countries]
General government expenditures for economic affairs, as % of total budget7.61% (2016)
[27/32countries]
General government expenditures for Environment protection, as % of total budget3.18% (2016)
[1/32countries]
General government expenditures for Housing and community amenities, as % of total budget0.48% (2016)
[32/32countries]
General government expenditures for Health, as % of total budget9.87% (2016)
[31/32countries]
General government expenditures for Recreation, culture and religion, as % of total budget1.53% (2016)
[29/32countries]
General government expenditures for Education, as % of total budget8.64% (2016)
[30/32countries]
General government expenditures for Social protection, as % of total budget41.52% (2016)
[9/32countries]
General government expenditures for Defence, as % of GDP2.10% (2016)
[5/32countries]
General government expenditures for Public order and safety, as % of GDP2.15% (2016)
[5/32countries]
General government expenditures for economic affairs, as % of GDP3.74% (2016)
[21/32countries]
General government expenditures for Environment protection, as % of GDP1.56% (2016)
[1/32countries]
General government expenditures for Housing and community amenities, as % of GDP0.24% (2016)
[30/32countries]
General government expenditures for Health, as % of GDP4.85% (2016)
[25/32countries]
General government expenditures for Recreation, culture and religion, as % of GDP0.75% (2016)
[25/32countries]
General government expenditures for Education, as % of GDP4.24% (2016)
[26/32countries]
General government expenditures for Social protection, as % of GDP20.39% (2016)
[7/32countries]
Tax
Greece
Value Added Tax/ General Sales Tax - Rates23.0% (2015)
[7/33countries]
Corporate income tax rate (central + sub-central)29.00% (2018)
[8/36countries]
Ease of paying taxes (world rank)64 (2016)
[28/36countries]
Profit tax (% of proft)13.9% (2010)
[24/36countries]
Labor tax and contributions (% of proft)31.7% (2010)
[12/36countries]
Total tax rate (% of proft)47.2% (2010)
[15/36countries]
Social security
Greece
Public social expenditure (% of GDP)26.0% (2013)
[9/34countries]
Maternal leave benefits (% of wages)50 (2009)
[34/34countries]
Law and Justice
Greece
% of respondents reporting high levels of trust in judicial system and courts30.9% (2010)
[30/34countries]