Date: 6 months ago   Category: Financial

In the EU counted number living below the poverty line


The best indicators for 2017 at the Netherlands, Finland, the Czech Republic, France, Slovenia, Slovakia and Denmark. Last year 22,5% of the population of the European Union (112,9 million people) were on the verge of poverty or social exclusion. The relevant data were published by statistical bureau of the European Union, Eurostat, on Tuesday, October 16. According to the message, in 2017 in comparison with 2008, the share of such category of persons in the EU decreased by 1,2 percentage points. At the same time in some concrete countries this figure increased. So, the population share on the verge of poverty during 2008-2017 is the promptest increased in Greece, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands and Cyprus. The worst indicators for 2017 at Bulgaria (38,9%), Greece (34,8%) and Romania (35,7%), the best - at the Netherlands, Finland, the Czech Republic, France, Slovenia, Slovakia and Denmark. Earlier it was reported that in 2017 in the European Union the lowest prices of consumer goods and tourist services were in Bulgaria, the highest – in Denmark. News from the Correspondent.netv of Telegram. Subscribe for our https://t.me/korrespondentnet channel

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