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Regional GDP per capita: 29% to 611% of the EU average

Feb 28, 2018 | News

(28 February 2018) – In 2016, regional GDP per capita ranged from 29% of the European Union (EU) average in the Bulgarian region of Severozapaden, to 611% of the average in Inner London – West in the United Kingdom.

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The leading regions in the ranking of regional GDP per capita in 2016, after Inner London – West, were the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg (257%), Southern & Eastern in Ireland (217%), Brussels in Belgium and Hamburg in Germany (both at 200%).

There were 19 regions with GDP per capita 50% or more above the EU average in 2016: five were in Germany, three in the United Kingdom, two in Austria, one each in Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Ireland, France, the Netherlands, Slovakia and Sweden, as well as the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.

After Severozapaden in Bulgaria, the lowest regions in the ranking were Mayotte in France (33%), Severen tsentralen and Yuzhen tsentralen in Bulgaria (both 34%) and Nord-Est in Romania (36%).

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