Sunday, 1 March 2020

Inequality in Europe as % of GDP

 Bulgaria Vs Germany: EU's highest and lowest GDP per capita regions for 2015

The great inequality of regions persists as local GDP per capita varies significantly. Inner London – West in the United Kingdom (580% of the average), were the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg (264%), Hamburg in Germany (206%) Bruxelles/Brussel in Belgium (205%) and Bratislava in Slovakia (188%) are the top five regions within the EU.

In total, Eurostat four that there were 20 regions with GDP per capita 50% or more above the EU average in 2015: five were in Germany, four in the United Kingdom, two each in the Netherlands and Austria, one each in Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Slovakia and Sweden, as well as the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.

Poor regions are championed by Bulgaria with five regions, four each in Hungary and Poland, three in Romania and two both in Greece and France.

Severozapaden of Bulgaria is the lower GDP per capita region within the EU with just a 29% of the average. Mayotte in France (32%), Severen tsentralen and Yuzhen tsentralen in Bulgaria (both 33%) and Nord-Est in Romania (34%)

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