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

Based on a comparison of 33 countries in 2016, Serbia ranked the highest in Households making ends meet with great difficulty (Above 60% of median equivalised income) with 25.4% followed by Cyprus and Macedonia. On the other end of the scale was Norway with 1.10%, Germany with 1.30% and Sweden with 1.60%.

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Country Unit 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Austria %               3.70 3.50 3.90 3.70 3.80    
Belgium %               5.30 5.40 5.30 4.80 4.40    
Bulgaria % ... ...           21.1 18.9 24.3 24.6 22.5    
Croatia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 12.8 13.4 14.7 19.5 18.3    
Cyprus % ... ...           19.8 22.3 19.3 27.1 27.3   ...
Czech Republic % ... ...           5.60 6.00 6.60 6.70 6.20    
Denmark %               2.80 2.80 2.50 3.60 3.10    
Estonia % ...             5.00 4.30 4.50 3.80 3.60   ...
European Union % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 7.00 7.70 8.50 7.60   ...
Finland % ...             1.50 1.80 1.50 1.70 2.10    
France % ...             3.20 3.20 3.10 3.30 3.50   ...
Germany % ... ...           1.40 1.40 1.40 1.60 1.30   ...
Hungary % ... ...           21.0 20.9 20.9 20.7 16.5    
Iceland % ...             11.3 11.2 9.60 11.0 7.60   ...
Ireland %               12.5 12.5 14.0 14.4 14.8   ...
Italy % ...             12.6 11.5 11.9 13.0 12.2   ...
Latvia % ... ...           17.3 18.9 16.3 19.6 13.1    
Lithuania % ... ...           8.80 7.90 9.20 6.00 5.30   ...
Luxembourg %               0.900 1.30 2.10 2.90 2.20   ...
Macedonia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 28.8 31.3 31.5 24.2 25.7   ...
Malta % ... ...           15.9 12.1 14.2 12.7 10.9   ...
Netherlands % ... ...           2.80 2.30 2.60 3.20 2.90    
Norway %               1.10 1.60 1.60 1.40 0.900    
Poland % ... ...           9.30 8.50 9.10 8.60 6.90   ...
Portugal % ...             15.0 14.4 16.7 18.8 17.5    
Romania % ... ... ... ...       16.5 15.6 17.6 17.6 15.1    
Serbia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 26.5 28.5   ...
Slovakia % ... ...           8.10 7.30 8.20 9.20 8.50    
Slovenia % ... ...           6.30 6.40 5.70 7.90 6.90    
Spain % ...             10.7 7.10 10.1 12.7 10.5    
Sweden % ...             2.00 2.00 1.70 1.70 1.60    
Switzerland % ... ... ... ...       2.60 2.20 2.30 2.40 2.30   ...
Turkey % ... ... ...         ... 15.5 15.6 14.3 7.00 ... ...
United Kingdom % ... ...           4.40 5.70 5.60 7.40 6.20   ...