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

Based on a comparison of 33 countries in 2016, Lithuania ranked the highest in Households making ends meet with some difficulty (Above 60% of median equivalised income) with 55.3% followed by Romania and Estonia. On the other end of the scale was Norway with 6.90%, Germany with 7.60% and Sweden with 9.20%.

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Country Unit 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Austria %               27.9 25.5 23.0 26.2 25.0    
Belgium %               20.7 19.2 18.3 18.4 19.1    
Bulgaria % ... ...           32.7 35.7 31.5 31.1 34.3    
Croatia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 38.9 40.8 38.3 33.3 35.6    
Cyprus % ... ...           27.6 28.9 29.8 27.7 25.2   ...
Czech Republic % ... ...           40.0 39.6 37.4 39.9 38.9    
Denmark %               12.4 12.7 14.8 15.7 17.3    
Estonia % ...             43.1 44.8 44.5 46.6 44.4   ...
European Union % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 29.6 28.7 29.2 29.5   ...
Finland % ...             15.2 15.7 14.3 15.5 16.0    
France % ...             41.4 41.7 40.3 41.3 41.9   ...
Germany % ... ...           10.3 9.60 9.50 9.50 9.20   ...
Hungary % ... ...           37.2 36.5 34.8 38.0 41.6    
Iceland % ...             25.0 28.6 27.7 27.8 26.2   ...
Ireland %               35.8 40.2 37.9 38.4 39.1   ...
Italy % ...             40.7 41.7 40.0 40.8 40.5   ...
Latvia % ... ...           32.9 34.4 36.1 34.0 37.1    
Lithuania % ... ...           54.3 53.6 55.0 55.5 56.1   ...
Luxembourg %               13.2 12.8 12.0 13.7 13.1   ...
Macedonia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 31.4 28.5 26.6 33.8 32.4   ...
Malta % ... ...           31.9 29.5 30.8 29.2 31.1   ...
Netherlands % ... ...           12.1 12.1 11.2 14.4 14.0    
Norway %               8.90 9.70 8.20 8.80 8.20    
Poland % ... ...           38.7 39.6 39.8 40.1 40.6   ...
Portugal % ...             36.7 34.9 37.5 36.6 38.9    
Romania % ... ... ... ...       43.7 42.3 40.4 40.9 42.1    
Serbia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 34.0 32.0   ...
Slovakia % ... ...           45.3 47.9 44.9 44.5 43.8    
Slovenia % ... ...           41.0 42.3 38.5 41.3 39.4    
Spain % ...             28.8 29.2 29.2 29.8 30.8    
Sweden % ...             7.00 7.50 7.60 5.80 6.10    
Switzerland % ... ... ... ...       14.0 14.3 14.1 15.1 13.1   ...
Turkey % ... ... ...         ... 29.5 30.7 31.5 34.1 ... ...
United Kingdom % ... ...           27.2 27.4 26.5 26.5 25.5   ...