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Overall Settled Minorities' Population

Key Area:
Migration & Minority Demographics/Statistics
Demographics & Economics
26/02/2012 - 12:55
Short Answer

Censuses do not provide specific information on minorities.

Qualitative Info

Romani population: According to estimates, the number of Roma in Greece variate from 200.000 (Greek government) to 300-350.000 (International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights Monitor for Greece).

Muslim minority in western Thrace comprised of ethnic Turks, Pomaks and Muslim Roma: it is estimated between 80.000 to 120.000

The Macedonian minority is not recognised by the State, therefore there is no relevant official data available. 


% of country population
Official or estimates Estimates
Main groups Roma, Muslims
Groups affected/interested Roma & Travelers, Muslims, Ethnic minorities, Religious minorities, Linguistic minorities
Type (R/D)
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