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, 2018

See also: Population below poverty line bar chart

 

CountryPopulation below poverty line (%)Year
Greece362014
Italy302012
Latvia262015
Ukraine242010
Romania222012
Lithuania222015
Bulgaria222015
Turkey222015
Macedonia222015
Estonia212015
Spain212012
Moldova212013
Croatia202014
Portugal192015
Poland182015
Bosnia and Herzegovina172011
Germany172015
Malta162015
Belgium152013
Sweden152014
United Kingdom152013
Hungary152015
Albania142012
Slovenia142015
France142013
Denmark132011
Slovakia122015
Czech Republic102015
Serbia92014
Netherlands92015
Montenegro92013
Ireland82013
Switzerland72014
Belarus62016
Austria42014