Romania, among the last EU countries on the GDP per capita in 2015

Newsroom 13/12/2016 | 17:06

Romania, Bulgaria and Croatia were the EU countries with the lowest GDP per capita in 2015 expressed in the purchase power parity standard (PPS) – approximately half compared with the average registered in the rest of the members states, accord to the data published on Tuesday by the European Office of Statistics, Eurostat.

The indicator varied last year from 47 percent from the EU average in Bulgaria, 57 percent from the EU average in Romania, 58 percent from the EU average in Croatia up to 267 percent from the EU average in Luxembourg, 128 percent from the EU average in Austria and Netherlands, 127 percent in Denmark and 124 percent in Germany and Sweden.

Moreover, Bulgaria, Croatia and Romania had the lowest effective individual consume per capita expressed in the purchase power parity standard from EU.

In EU in 2015 the effective individual consume per capita expressed in PPS varied from 53 percent from the EU average in Bulgaria, to 58 percent in Romania and 59 percent in Croatia and up to 137 percent in Luxembourg.

Georgiana Bendre

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