Romania and Bulgaria share the first place in the EU regarding the poverty and social exclusion risk, with a percent of 40% of the population in this situation, in 2014, according to Eurostat data, reports AGERPRES.
’24.1% of the total EU population was under the risk of poverty and social exclusion in 2014. In Romania and Bulgaria, around 40% of the population was in this situation in 2014. In the Czech Republic (14.8%), in Holland (16.5%) and Sweden (16.9%), the percentage is lower than half compared to the two countries’, shows the document.
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