Wednesday May 27, 2015 Search
Weather | Athens
14o C
09o C
News
Business
Comment
Life
Sports
Community
Survival Guide
Greek Edition
Pension spending on target for first five months of the year

Pension spending remained within the limits set by the state budget in the first five months of the year, according to data published on Tuesday, compiled by the Labor Ministry's Helios monitoring system, show.

Pensions paid out from January to May 2104 came to a total of 11.5 billion euros, representing 41.3 percent of state spending for pensions for the year and within the 41.7 percent target set for this period.

On a monthly level, pension payments in May cost the state 2.3 billion euros and the number of people receiving pensions due to old age came to 2,658,32. The average size of Greek pensions has been calculated at 944 euros, according to the data.

The total number of pensions paid comes to 4,469,871 , of which 11,218 are paid to citizens in other countries.

ekathimerini.com , Tuesday May 13, 2014 (14:35)  
Canadas Oliver hopeful of solution in Greek crisis talks
Piraeus Bank reports loss of 69 mln euros in Q1
Target of Greek scorn shapes nations fate as IMF point man
Greek failure to pay IMF would be default, Canadas Oliver says
Differing takes on talks
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said Wednesday that a deal with creditors was close and government officials said an agreement was being drafted but representatives of the countrys creditor...
Opposition presses PM over deal with lenders
Opposition parties urged Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Wednesday to seal an agreement with Greeces lenders as soon as possible but also to inform them of what it plans to agree to. What...
Inside News
SOCCER
AEK Athens returns to top league after financial collapse
Greek club AEK Athens has just returned to the country's top soccer league, two years after financial collapse sent it to a lower league. One of the country's largest clubs, AEK sealed its s...
SOCCER
Berg brace gives Panathinaikos four-point lead
Panathinaikos beat Atromitos on Sunday and took advantage of the goalless draw between PAOK and Asteras Tripolis to open a four-point gap from PAOK at the top of the Super League play-off mi...
Inside Sports
COMMENTARY
Romantic notions meet reality
Before the elections, there was a considerable number of people who totally disagreed with the ideas and program put forward by SYRIZA, but they expected that the leftist party would, at lea...
EDITORIAL
Solving the Gordian Knot
The leftist-led government, as well as the country, have both been seriously damaged and exposed to risk from the evident indecision and repeated contradictions dogging the ongoing negotiati...
Inside Comment
SPONSORED LINK: FinanzNachrichten.de
SPONSORED LINK: BestPrice.gr
RECENT NEWS
1. Differing takes on talks
2. Opposition presses PM over deal with lenders
3. Canadas Oliver hopeful of solution in Greek crisis talks
4. Piraeus Bank reports loss of 69 mln euros in Q1
5. Stamati makes sixth appeal to be granted house arrest
6. Athens responds after Albanian PM calls for new talks on maritime borders
more news
Today
This Week
1. Some 300 mln left banks on Tuesday
2. Romantic notions meet reality
3. Target of Greek scorn shapes nations fate as IMFs storm-chaser
4. The G-7's problem: Can the world deal with a Greek default?
5. Solving the Gordian Knot
6. FYROM PM blames Greece for name impasse
Today
This Week
1. Conspiracy madness
2. National self-awareness put to the test
3. Albanian demarche raises concerns about possible territorial claims over Greece
4. Hotel contracts with a Greek default clause
5. Neither Grexit nor a dual currency will solve Greeces problems
6. Merkel said to plan address for Greece if deal reached
Find us ...
... on
Twitter
... on Facebook
About us  |  Subscriptions  |  Advertising  |  Contact us  |  Athens Plus  |  RSS  |   
Copyright 2015, H KAΘHMEPINH All Rights Reserved.