Thematic Map > Population below poverty line - Europe

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Definition: National estimates of the percentage of the population falling below the poverty line are based on surveys of sub-groups, with the results weighted by the number of people in each group. Definitions of poverty vary considerably among nations. For example, rich nations generally employ more generous standards of poverty than poor nations.

Description: The map displayed here shows how Population below poverty line varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value.

Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2019

See also: Population below poverty line bar chart

 

CountryPopulation below poverty line (%)Year
Greece362019
Italy302019
Latvia262019
Bulgaria232019
Romania222019
Lithuania222019
Turkey222019
Macedonia222019
Spain212019
Estonia212019
Croatia202019
Portugal192019
Poland182019
Bosnia and Herzegovina172019
Germany172019
Malta162019
Belgium152019
Sweden152019
United Kingdom152019
Hungary152019
Albania142019
France142019
Slovenia142019
Denmark132019
Slovakia122019
Czech Republic102019
Moldova102019
Serbia92019
Netherlands92019
Montenegro92019
Ireland82019
Switzerland72019
Belarus62019
Ukraine42019
Austria32019