Households making ends meet with some difficulty

Based on a comparison of 33 countries in 2016, Lithuania ranked the highest in Households making ends meet with some difficulty with 50.4% followed by Estonia and Italy. On the other end of the scale was Norway with 8.70%, Germany with 10.0% and Sweden with 11.1%.

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Country Unit 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Austria %               28.8 26.6 24.2 27.3 26.1    
Belgium %               21.8 20.2 19.3 18.8 19.7    
Bulgaria % ... ...           28.0 30.0 26.7 26.4 28.7    
Croatia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 34.3 35.7 32.9 28.6 30.6    
Cyprus % ... ...           26.3 26.7 28.1 24.7 22.7   ...
Czech Republic % ... ...           38.6 38.5 36.1 38.4 37.2    
Denmark %               13.6 13.7 15.1 16.3 17.6    
Estonia % ...             41.5 43.2 42.5 44.8 43.6    
European Union % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 29.2 28.2 28.6 28.7   ...
Finland % ...             16.9 17.3 15.9 17.0 18.1    
France % ...             41.1 41.4 40.6 41.1 41.7    
Germany % ... ...           12.7 11.8 11.7 11.8 11.3    
Hungary % ... ...           34.0 33.0 31.1 33.7 37.4    
Iceland % ...             24.9 28.4 27.6 28.0 26.3   ...
Ireland %               35.3 38.5 37.2 36.8 37.3   ...
Italy % ...             38.2 39.2 36.9 37.4 37.3    
Latvia % ... ...           29.9 30.7 32.6 30.7 33.5    
Lithuania % ... ...           50.9 50.4 50.9 51.6 52.5    
Luxembourg %               16.2 16.3 14.8 16.9 15.9   ...
Macedonia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 24.8 23.0 21.5 29.0 28.0   ...
Malta % ... ...           30.1 28.9 29.8 28.9 31.3    
Netherlands % ... ...           12.5 13.0 11.8 15.0 14.5    
Norway %               10.4 11.2 9.20 10.6 9.90    
Poland % ... ...           36.7 37.9 37.8 38.4 39.0    
Portugal % ...             33.8 32.8 35.2 33.8 35.6    
Romania % ... ... ... ...       39.5 38.6 37.0 36.5 37.7    
Serbia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 28.9 26.9   ...
Slovakia % ... ...           43.3 45.5 42.6 42.2 41.7    
Slovenia % ... ...           39.7 40.7 37.1 39.3 38.1    
Spain % ...             28.0 29.3 28.4 28.2 28.8    
Sweden % ...             8.10 8.80 9.20 7.50 7.30    
Switzerland % ... ... ... ...       15.4 15.6 15.5 16.3 14.2   ...
Turkey % ... ... ...         ... 26.1 26.5 28.2 31.1 ... ...
United Kingdom % ... ...           28.0 27.9 27.1 27.3 26.1