Western Europe

Athens

Europe's ancient capital is steeped in history, with the magnificent fifth-century B.C. Acropolis standing tall and visible from every part of the city. As the largest city in Greece, Athens has grown to become an economic center in the 21st century, and more than one-third of the Greek population calls it home. Since the 2004 Olympics, many improvements have been made to its infrastructure and today it's known as a vibrant hub for tourists and locals alike.

City rank out of 77 cities

Price level
37
Earning level
44
Purchasing power
53
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Facts about Athens

Price Level Index
Athens
72.7
New York
100.0
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1
5
37
77
Earnings Level Index
Athens
30.0
New York
100.0
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1
7
44
77
Working Time
Athens
0/ 43.9m
New York
0/ 15.2m
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1
12
53
77
Purchasing Power Index
Athens
41.3
New York
100.0
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1
10
53
77
Did you know…
The first Olympic Games were held in Athens in 776 BC., when people from all over Greece came to watch them and winners were crowned with olive wreaths.