Bulgaria's gross domestic product (GDP) per capita in 2010 was 56% lower than the EU's average, which placed the country last among the 27 member states, data from the Eurostat showed on Tuesday.
Cyprus ranked 14th with GDP only 1% lower than the EU's average, followed by Greece whose GDP per capita was 10% less than the EU's.
The EU GDP per capita in 2010 ranged from 44% to 271% from the average figure for the 27 member states. Luxembourg topped the table with a result which was 171% higher than the average.
Actual individual consumption per capita in the EU was between 42% and 150% from the average. Actual individual per capita consumption expressed in purchasing power standards was 50% above the average in Luxembourg and nearly 60% below the average in Bulgaria.