Which European Country Has the Best Postal Service?

Quality of Postal Service (As % of Letters Delivered on-Time) (%), 2015 or latest
Transport | February 26, 2018
$2.99
Excel Sheet

Based on a comparison of 30 countries in 2015, Luxembourg ranked the highest in quality of postal service in terms of letters delivered on-time with 99.6% followed by Slovenia and Switzerland. On the other end of the scale was Romania with 23.4%, Poland with 60.9% and Serbia with 71.1%.

Data for more countries are available at Quality of Postal Service (As % of Letters Delivered on-Time) indicator page.

Quality of Postal Service (As % of Letters Delivered on-Time) Unit 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Belgium % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 93.2% 93.3% ... 93.9% 95.7%
Czech Republic % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 92.1% 93.2% 92.2% ... 93.1%
Denmark % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 95.7% 93.3% 94.0% 93.5% 93.2%
Finland % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 93.5% 91.1% 92.3% 90.4% 90.2% ...
Ireland % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 84.0% 85.0% 83.0% 86.0% 87.0%
Italy % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 94.7% 90.7% 90.7% ...
Latvia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 96.3% 97.3% 86.9% 90.1% 90.5%
Luxembourg % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 97.9% 98.0% 97.4% 98.4% 99.6%
Malta % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 95.3% ... 96.8% 95.8% 95.2%
Netherlands % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 95.2% ... 96.1% 93.9% 95.8% ... ...
Portugal % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 95.2% 94.7% 94.7% 94.9% 94.9%
Slovakia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 96.0% 96.8% 96.3% 96.0% 94.7%
Slovenia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 93.9% 95.5% 96.2% 97.3% 96.2%
Switzerland % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 97.9% 97.6%
United Kingdom % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 87.9% 87.9% 92.7% 91.7% 93.2%