The EU has estimated the number of people living below the poverty line

В ЕС подсчитали число живущих за чертой бедности

The worst figures for 2017 Bulgaria

Best indicators for 2017 in the Netherlands, Finland, Czech Republic, France, Slovenia, Slovakia and Denmark.

In the past year, 22.5% of the population of the European Union (112,9 million people) were at risk of poverty or social exclusion. Relevant data published by the statistical office of the European Union, Eurostat, on Tuesday, October 16.

According to the report, in 2017 compared to 2008, the share of this category of persons in the EU fell by 1.2 percentage points. At the same time in individual countries, this figure has increased. Thus, substantially all the share of the population at risk of poverty over the period 2008-2017 has increased in Greece, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands and Cyprus.

The worst figures for 2017 Bulgaria (38,9%), Greece (34,8%) and Romania (35,7%), best – the Netherlands, Finland, Czech Republic, France, Slovenia, Slovakia and Denmark.

Earlier it was reported that in 2017 the European Union the lowest prices on consumer goods and tourist services in Bulgaria, the highest in Denmark.

 

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