Households making ends meet with difficulty (Above 60% of median equivalised income)

Based on a comparison of 33 countries in 2016, Bulgaria ranked the highest in Households making ends meet with difficulty (Above 60% of median equivalised income) with 34.2% followed by Serbia and Croatia. On the other end of the scale was Norway with 2.10%, Germany with 3.00% and Sweden with 3.40%.

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Country Unit 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Austria %               7.30 7.40 6.70 6.80 7.10    
Belgium %               10.4 9.90 11.6 10.0 9.30    
Bulgaria % ... ...           37.4 35.7 35.2 33.9 33.2    
Croatia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 33.1 31.0 33.1 36.7 36.0    
Cyprus % ... ...           29.1 26.9 26.2 27.2 28.8   ...
Czech Republic % ... ...           18.1 18.5 20.6 21.5 20.4    
Denmark %               4.30 4.60 6.20 6.10 6.30    
Estonia % ...             14.3 13.5 12.8 13.3 10.2   ...
European Union % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 13.8 14.6 14.9 14.4   ...
Finland % ...             3.50 3.50 3.60 3.80 4.00    
France % ...             12.9 12.2 12.2 13.1 13.1   ...
Germany % ... ...           3.80 3.90 3.50 3.80 3.50   ...
Hungary % ... ...           31.6 31.9 32.0 28.1 26.7    
Iceland % ...             12.5 11.9 12.2 11.7 12.0   ...
Ireland %               17.0 15.2 16.2 18.3 17.5   ...
Italy % ...             18.6 19.4 20.9 21.3 20.3   ...
Latvia % ... ...           33.1 32.1 29.7 29.1 29.4    
Lithuania % ... ...           23.8 23.1 22.3 19.8 17.4   ...
Luxembourg %               3.60 4.70 3.70 5.90 5.80   ...
Macedonia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 26.0 27.6 28.9 29.4 28.2   ...
Malta % ... ...           27.2 22.2 23.8 19.9 17.5   ...
Netherlands % ... ...           7.40 8.00 7.60 9.60 8.70    
Norway %               2.90 3.70 3.20 3.30 2.00    
Poland % ... ...           18.5 17.7 18.9 17.7 17.2   ...
Portugal % ...             23.5 21.6 18.1 22.2 19.5    
Romania % ... ... ... ...       26.2 26.8 26.1 26.2 25.8    
Serbia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 31.4 33.6   ...
Slovakia % ... ...           19.7 18.6 20.4 23.0 20.8    
Slovenia % ... ...           17.9 18.6 17.9 20.4 19.2    
Spain % ...             15.9 15.9 17.7 19.1 19.9    
Sweden % ...             3.20 3.20 3.10 3.00 2.40    
Switzerland % ... ... ... ...       5.80 7.60 6.60 6.60 7.50   ...
Turkey % ... ... ...         ... 33.4 34.3 35.1 27.1 ... ...
United Kingdom % ... ...           8.30 7.40 10.6 10.0 9.60   ...