Bulgaria’s 2010 GDP per Capita Lowest in EU, Greece Ranks 15th

Bulgaria’s 2010 GDP per Capita Lowest in EU, Greece Ranks 15th

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.

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