Share of Persons unable to afford a meal with meat, chicken, fish every second day

Based on a comparison of 33 countries in 2016, Macedonia ranked the highest in Share of Persons unable to afford a meal with meat, chicken, fish every second day with 42.9% followed by Bulgaria and Turkey. On the other end of the scale was Sweden with 1.30%, Switzerland with 1.40% and Denmark with 1.60%.

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Country Unit 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Austria %               8.70 7.40 7.60 8.30 8.20    
Belgium %               5.00 4.80 5.20 4.60 5.10    
Bulgaria % ... ...           43.2 50.8 51.9 51.1 39.5    
Croatia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 15.7 17.4 16.7 14.0 12.7    
Cyprus % ... ...           4.40 5.20 5.40 7.90 5.90   ...
Czech Republic % ... ...           9.70 10.7 12.5 13.1 12.8    
Denmark %               2.10 2.30 1.60 2.80 1.70    
Estonia % ...             10.1 10.4 10.7 9.50 7.50    
European Union % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 9.70 11.0 10.5 9.50   ...
Finland % ...             2.90 3.20 3.30 3.20 2.70    
France % ...             6.90 6.80 6.70 7.10 7.20    
Germany % ... ...           8.60 8.80 8.20 8.40 7.50    
Hungary % ... ...           27.6 29.2 32.5 34.0 27.7    
Iceland % ...             4.40 5.10 5.90 5.10 4.20   ...
Ireland %               3.00 2.80 3.90 4.20 3.50   ...
Italy % ...             7.00 12.7 17.0 13.9 12.6    
Latvia % ... ...           26.8 30.9 25.3 23.3 19.1    
Lithuania % ... ...           23.5 23.5 23.0 19.0 16.1    
Luxembourg %               0.900 1.80 1.40 2.40 2.50   ...
Macedonia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 55.7 56.8 53.2 53.9 52.2   ...
Malta % ... ...           10.8 10.5 13.1 14.9 15.5    
Netherlands % ... ...           2.60 2.80 2.70 2.80 2.80    
Norway %               2.40 2.70 2.20 2.50 1.70    
Poland % ... ...           15.5 14.1 15.3 13.3 11.2    
Portugal % ...             3.30 3.10 2.70 3.30 4.00    
Romania % ... ... ... ...       21.4 22.6 24.8 23.0 22.7    
Serbia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 30.6 26.1   ...
Slovakia % ... ...           23.0 23.2 23.3 23.7 21.5    
Slovenia % ... ...           8.50 10.4 8.90 9.70 7.90    
Spain % ...             2.60 3.20 2.60 3.50 3.30    
Sweden % ...             2.20 2.10 2.00 1.50 1.20    
Switzerland % ... ... ... ...       1.50 1.60 1.80 1.60 1.70   ...
Turkey % ... ... ...         ... 60.2 56.1 46.1 33.6 ... ...
United Kingdom % ... ...           5.10 4.90 9.30 8.70 8.00