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Greece, Bulgaria with highest share of population in arrears - Eurostat

Greece, Bulgaria with highest share of population in arrears - Eurostat License: CC0 Creative Commons

SOFIA (Bulgaria), May 29 (SeeNews) - Greece and Bulgaria were the top two countries among all EU members, with the highest share of their population in arrears with mortgage, rent, utility bills or hire purchase payments in 2016, the bloc's statistical office said.

Almost half (47.9%) the population in Greece were in arrears, followed by Bulgaria with 34.2%, Eurostat said in a statement on Monday.

Details follow (in pct):

Country Share of population in arrears
Bulgaria 34.2
Croatia 26.4
Greece 47.9
Romania 19.7
Slovenia 17.4
EU average 10.4

Source: Eurostat

 


 

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