Number of pensioners in Greece edges up to 2.65 mln

The number of Greek pensioners edged up for a third month in a row in March, reaching a total of 2.65 million.

Greece spent a total of 6.8 billion euros on pensions in the first quarter of the year, according to the figures produced by the Ilios system overseen by the Labor Ministry.

The average monthly retirement pay, including supplementary pensions, came to 941.47 euros.