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People reach out for fresh produce handouts by street fruit and vegetable market stall keepers during a peaceful protest outside the Ministry of Agriculture in Athens, on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013. Farmers complain that their production costs are too high, and want Greece's conservative-led coalition government to reduce the price of fuel, scrap plans to increase taxation on agriculture and cut sales tax on their goods. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

Post-austerity Greece

February 8, 2013

About half of Greek households struggle to pay their

mortgages, utility bills and taxes, according to a survey 

that showed the risk to government revenue targets posed by growing

financial hardship.

More than 90 percent of households suffered a 38

percent fall in income since the Greek debt crisis started in 2009.