Huge gap between EU’s richest and poorest regions
Huge gap remains between EU’s richest and poorest regions
The economic power of the top region – Inner London and the bottom region in the ranking – Lubelskie in Poland – differed by 278 to 33 per cent of the union’s average respectively.
London and Brussels feature as the richest EU regions, while the six poorest regions are all in Poland, according to new figures published on Thursday (18 May) by Eurostat.
Out of the EU’s 254 regions, 37 exceeded the 125 per cent level – with seven of them being in Germany, six in Italy and the UK, five in the Netherlands, three in Austria and two in Belgium and Finland.