Financial and social rankings of sovereign states in Europe

The aim of this page is to act as a comparison between the sovereign states of Europe regarding economic, financial and social factors.

Map of Europe according to the United Nations Geoscheme for Europe

Definition of Europe[]

For the purposes of comparison the broader definition of Europe will be used. A sovereign state must meet at least one of the following criteria to be included:

Economic[]

Countries by GDP (nominal)[]

Volkswagen AG's headquarters in Wolfsburg is the base for Germany's largest company by revenue
London is considered (along with New York City) to be the world's leading financial capital.
European countries by share of total Europe's Nominal GDP

Data provided is by the International Monetary Fund (2018)[1]

Rank Country GDP (Millions of US$)
 European Union[n 1] 18,162,109
1  Germany 3,930,000
2  United Kingdom 2,770,000
3  France 2,660,000
4  Italy 2,050,000
5  Russia 1,520,000
6  Spain 1,420,000
7  Netherlands 853,806
8   Switzerland 650,431
9  Sweden 558,949
10  Poland 517,705
11  Norway 512,581
12  Austria 512,275
13  Belgium 512,062
14  Denmark 330,614
15  Finland 267,412
16  Greece 241,796
17  Ireland 232,150
18  Portugal 220,062
19  Romania 197,004
20  Czech Republic 193,500
23  Ukraine 178,313
24  Hungary 132,260
25  Slovakia 95,805
26  Azerbaijan 73,537
27  Belarus 71,710
28  Luxembourg 60,402
29  Croatia 57,371
30  Bulgaria 53,046
31  Slovenia 48,005
32  Lithuania 46,507
33  Serbia 42,492
34  Latvia 30,953
35  Estonia 24,888
36  Cyprus 21,919
37  Bosnia and Herzegovina 17,828
38  Georgia 16,162
39  Iceland 14,656
40  Albania 12,724
41  Armenia 10.431
42  Macedonia 10,238
43  Malta 9,545
44  Moldova 7,935
45  Monaco 6,075[n 2]
46  Liechtenstein 4,826[n 2]
47  Montenegro 4,377
48  Andorra 3,712[n 2]
49  San Marino 1,802

GDP growth rate[]

Sweden is possibly the only developed European economy which is seen to continually grow
Azerbaijan is among the fastest growing economies in Europe, in part due to the country's growing energy sector
The economy of Cyprus continues to struggle as a result of the ongoing Eurozone crisis and the resulting Cypriot financial crisis

The real GDP growth rates provided are the 2015 estimates (unless otherwise indicated) as recorded in the CIA World Factbook.[1]

Rank Country Real GDP growth rate (%)
1  Monaco 9.30 (2013 est.)
2  Ireland 7.80
3  Malta 5.40
4  Luxembourg 4.50
5  Czech Republic 4.20
6  Montenegro 4.10
7  Sweden 4.10
8  Iceland 4.00
9   Vatican City 3.80
10  Romania 3.70
11  Macedonia 3.70
12  Slovakia 3.60
13  Poland 3.60
14  Spain 3.20
15  Armenia 3.00
16  Bulgaria 3.00
17  Slovenia 2.90
18  Hungary 2.90
19  Bosnia and Herzegovina 2.80
20  Georgia 2.80
21  Latvia 2.70
22  Albania 2.60
23  United Kingdom 2.20
24  Netherlands 1.90
25  Liechtenstein 1.80
26  Lithuania 1.60
27  Norway 1.60
28  Cyprus 1.60
29  Croatia 1.60
30  Germany 1.50
31  Portugal 1.50
32  Belgium 1.40
33  Denmark 1.20
34  France 1.10
35  Estonia 1.10
36  Azerbaijan 1.10
37  San Marino 1.00
38   Switzerland 0.90
39  Austria 0.90
40  Italy 0.80
41  Serbia 0.70
42  Finland 0.40
43  Greece -0.20
44  Moldova -1.10
45  Andorra -1.60
46  Russia -3.70
47  Belarus -3.90
48  Ukraine -9.90

GDP (nominal) per capita of sovereign states in Europe[]

Monaco is home to one of the world's wealthiest populations, and has the highest level of GDP per capita in Europe
Like Monaco, the small size of Liechtenstein has led to it being among the highest ranked European states for GDP per capita
Luxembourg is home to an established financial sector as well as one of Europe's richest populations
Despite having the highest GDP growth rate in Europe, Moldova is among its poorest states, and also has Europe's smallest GDP per capita
Rank in the world Country US$
1  Luxembourg 104,103
2   Switzerland 80,190
3  Norway 75,505
4  Iceland 70,057
5  Ireland 69,331
9  Denmark 56,308
11  Sweden 53,442
12  San Marino 49,664
13  Netherlands 48,223
14  Austria 47,291
15  Finland 45,703
17  Germany 44,470
18  Belgium 43,324
22  United Kingdom 39,720
23  Andorra 39,147
24  France 38,477
 European Union 33,715
26  Italy 31,953
31  Spain 28,157
32  Malta 26,946
33  Cyprus 25,234
35  Slovenia 23,597
36  Portugal 21,136
38  Czech Republic 20,368
39  Estonia 19,705
40  Greece 18,613
41  Slovakia 17,605
44  Lithuania 16,681
48  Latvia 15,594
54  Hungary 14,225
55  Poland 13,812
57  Croatia 13,295
59  Romania 10,814
60  Russia 10,743
World 10,714
62  Turkey 10,541
74  Bulgaria 8,032
76  Montenegro 7,670
89  Serbia 5,900
90  Belarus 5,726
92  Macedonia 5,443
95  Bosnia and Herzegovina 5,181
100  Albania 4,538
 Kosovo 3,894
127  Ukraine 2,640
133  Moldova 2,290

GDP (PPP)[]

Madrid is the financial capital of Spain, and one of the most important financial centres in Europe

Data provided is by the International Monetary Fund (2013)[2]

Rank Country GDP (Billions of US$)
 European Union[n 1] 17,578.4
1  Germany 3,512.8
2  Russia 3,491.6
3  France 2,534.5
4  United Kingdom 2,320.4
5  Italy 2,035.4
6  Spain 1,488.8
7  Poland 896.8
8  Netherlands 780.3
9  Belgium 455.0
12   Switzerland 432.0
12  Sweden 432.0
13  Ukraine 392.5
14  Austria 376.7
15  Romania 371.2
16  Norway 328.0
17  Czech Republic 287.6
18  Greece 278.0
19  Portugal 268.8
20  Denmark 240.9
21  Hungary 229.6
22  Finland 218.3
23  Ireland 213.3
24  Belarus 166.8
25  Azerbaijan 158.5
26  Slovakia 144.0
27  Bulgaria 119.6
28  Serbia 89.7
29  Croatia 86.6
30  Lithuania 75.4
31  Slovenia 58.7
32  Luxembourg 48.5
33  Latvia 46.5
34  Bosnia and Herzegovina 37.1
35  Estonia 34.4
36  Georgia 32.1
37  Albania 29.5
38  Macedonia 26.1
39  Cyprus 25.3
40  Armenia 23.1
41  Moldova 16.6
42  Iceland 13.2
43  Malta 12.9
44  Montenegro 9.10
45  Monaco 5.74 (2011 est.)[n 3]
46  Liechtenstein 3.20 (2009 est.)[n 3]
47  Andorra 3.16 (2012 est.)[n 3]
48  San Marino 1.97

Net National Wealth[]

European countries by total wealth[]

European countries by total wealth(billions USD), Cr Suisse 2018
List by Cr Suisse (2018)[3]
Rank Country Total wealth
(billions USD)
Europe 85,402
 European Union 77,821
1  Germany 14,499
2  United Kingdom 14,209
3  France 13,883
4  Italy 10,569
5  Spain 7,152
6   Switzerland 3,611
7  Netherlands 3,357
8  Romania 2,776
9  Russia 2,240
10  Sweden 1,920
11  Austria 1,637
12  Denmark 1,276
13  Norway 1,181
14  Greece 975
15  Poland 974
16  Portugal 916
17  Ireland 806
18  Finland 697
19  Czech Republic 524
20  Belgium 317
21  Hungary 294
22  Luxembourg 188
23  Slovakia 151
24  Bulgaria 138
25  Iceland 138
26  Slovenia 133
27  Croatia 120
28  Cyprus 91
29  Serbia 73
30  Estonia 60
31  Lithuania 57
32  Ukraine 55
33  Latvia 53
34  Malta 49
35  Bosnia and Herzegovina 40
36  Albania 37
37  Macedonia 20
38  Montenegro 12
39  Belarus 11

Financial[]

Current account balance[]

The current account balance values provided are the 2013 figures (unless otherwise indicated) as recorded in the CIA World Factbook.[4] Figures for Andorra, Liechtenstein, Monaco and San Marino are unavailable.

Rank Country Current Account Balance (US$)
1  Germany 257,100,000,000
2  Russia 74,800,000,000 (2012 est.)
3  Norway 67,400,000,000
4  Netherlands 65,870,000,000
5   Switzerland 65,600,000,000
6  Sweden 39,000,000,000
7  Denmark 19,600,000,000
8  Azerbaijan 13,280,000,000
9  Austria 10,600,000,000
10  Ireland 7,300,000,000
11  Slovakia 3,315,000,000
12  Slovenia 2,954,000,000
13  Luxembourg 2,700,000,000
14  Spain 2,100,000,000
15  Greece 2,021,000,000
16  Hungary 1,722,000,000
17  Portugal 1,000,000,000
18  Malta 133,100,000
19  Iceland -100,000,000
20  Croatia -102,300,000
21  Bulgaria -182,300,000
22  Macedonia -194,100,000
23  Estonia -352,300,000
24  Cyprus -358,200,000
25  Moldova -507,700,000
26  Lithuania -567,000,000
27  Latvia -613,900,000
28  Armenia -720,600,000
29  Bosnia and Herzegovina -939,500,000
30  Albania -1,280,000,000
31  Georgia -1,375,000,000
32  Serbia -1,807,000,000
33  Montenegro -1,938,000,000 (2012 est.)
34  Romania -1,986,000,000
35  Finland -2,000,000,000
36  Italy -2,400,000,000
37  Czech Republic -3,270,000,000
38  Belarus -4,245,000,000
39  Belgium -9,100,000,000
40  Poland -11,060,000,000
41  Ukraine -11,920,000,000
 European Union[n 1] -34,490,000,000 (2011 est.)
42  France -58,970,000,000
43  United Kingdom -93,600,000,000

Public debt[]

The public debt values provided are the 2013 figures (unless otherwise indicated) as recorded in the CIA World Factbook.[5] Figures for Liechtenstein and Monaco are unavailable.

Rank Country Public Debt (% of GDP)
1  Greece 175.00
2  Italy 133.00
3  Iceland 130.50
4  Portugal 127.80
5  Cyprus 113.10
6  Belgium 102.40
7  Spain 93.70
8  France 93.40
9  United Kingdom 91.10
10  Germany 79.90
11  Hungary 79.80
12  Austria 75.70
13  Malta 75.30
14  Netherlands 74.30
15  Ireland 72.8 (2016)
16  Slovenia 71.70
17  Albania 70.50
18  Croatia 66.20
19  Serbia 61.20
20  Finland 56.50
21  Slovakia 55.50
22  Montenegro 52.10 (2012 est.)
23  Czech Republic 48.80
24  Poland 48.20
25  Denmark 47.00
26  Bosnia and Herzegovina 45.90
27  Sweden 41.50
28  Andorra 41.10 (2012)
29  Ukraine 40.60
30  Lithuania 40.20
31  Latvia 39.20
32  Romania 38.60
33  Armenia 37.70
34  Liechtenstein 36.60
35  Georgia 36.30 (2012 est.)
36  Macedonia 34.30
37   Switzerland 33.80
38  Belarus 31.50
39  Norway 30.10
40  San Marino 25.80
41  Luxembourg 22.90
42  Bulgaria 18.40
43  Moldova 16.60
44  Russia 7.90
45  Azerbaijan 7.50
46  Estonia 6.00

Unemployment rate[]

The unemployment rate values provided are the most recent figures provided by varying sources, namely data released by governments.

Rank Country Unemployment rate (%)
1  Belarus 0.5 (2013)[n 4]
2  Monaco 2.0 (2012)
3  Liechtenstein 2.5 (2011)
4  Andorra 2.9 (2013)
5   Switzerland 3.1 (2012)
6  Norway 3.4 (2014)
7  Austria 4.8 (2014)[n 5]
8  Netherlands 4.9 (2017)
9  Germany 5.1 (2014)
10  Russia 5.2 (2013)
11  Iceland 5.4 (2013)
12  Azerbaijan 5.7 (2012)
13  United Kingdom 6.0 (2014)
14  Luxembourg 6.1 (2014)
15  Ireland 6.4 (2017)
16  Czech Republic 6.7 (2014)
17  Malta 6.9 (2014)
18  Denmark 7.0 (2014)
19  San Marino 7.0 (2012)
20  Hungary 7.1 (2014)
21  Romania 7.2 (2014)
22  Sweden 8.1 (2014)
23  Finland 8.2 (2014)
24  Belgium 8.5 (2014)
25  Estonia 8.7 (2013)
26  Spain 8.8 (2014)
27  Moldova 9.1 (2010)
28  Ukraine 9.2 (2009)
29  Poland 9.7 (2014)
30  Slovenia 9.8 (2014)
31  France 10.4 (2014)
 European Union[n 1] 10.6 (2014)
32  Lithuania 11.5 (2014)
33  Latvia 11.6 (2013)
34  Italy 12.6 (2014)
35  Bulgaria 13.1 (2014)
36  Georgia 13.7 (2014)
37  Slovakia 13.9 (2014)
38  Montenegro 15.0 (2013)
39  Cyprus 15.3 (2014)
40  Portugal 15.3 (2014)
41  Albania 16.9 (2013)
42  Armenia 17.3 (2013)
43  Croatia 17.6 (2014)
44  Serbia 20.8 (2014)
45  Turkey 25.6 (2014)
46  Greece 25.9 (2014)
47  Bosnia and Herzegovina 27.0 (2013)
48  Macedonia 28.4 (2014)

Average wage[]

The average wage values provided are 2018 figures (unless otherwise stated) as recorded by varying sources, namely releases by respective Governments. The values are for monthly average wage (annual wage divided by 12 months) for net income (after taxes) in Euro currency.

Rank Country Net wage (Euro €)
1  Liechtenstein 4,887
2   Switzerland 4,502
3  Monaco 4,300
4  Iceland 3,568
5  Luxembourg 3,416
6  Norway 3,395
7  Denmark 3,270
8  Ireland 2,525
9  Finland 2,509
10  Sweden 2,458
11  San Marino 2,390
12  United Kingdom 2,383
13  Austria 2,324
14  Germany 2,302
15  Andorra 2,230
16  France 2,225
17  Netherlands 2,152
18  Belgium 1,920
19  Italy 1,758
20  Spain 1,749
21  Cyprus 1,658
22  Estonia 1,105
23  Slovenia 1,083
24  Malta 1,021
25  Czechia 932
26  Portugal 925
27  Greece 890
28  Slovakia 862
29  Poland 793
30  Latvia 755
31  Lithuania 722
32  Hungary 701
33  Romania 589
34  Montenegro 512
35  Russia 454
36  Bulgaria 451
37  Bosnia and Herzegovina 439
38  Serbia 426
39  Macedonia 393
40  Albania 393
41  Belarus 348
42  Moldova 242
43  Ukraine 228

Minimum wage[]

The minimum wage figures provided are the 2018 figures by The Federation of International Employers. Currency conversions from non-Euro currencies being based on the exchange rates of 2018.[6]

Rank Country Monthly minimum (Euro €)
1  Luxembourg 2,049
2  San Marino 1,832
3  Monaco 1,732
4  Netherlands 1,578
5  Belgium 1,563
6  Ireland 1,563
7  Germany 1,498
8  France 1,458
9  United Kingdom 1,413
10  Andorra 991
11  Spain 900
12  Slovenia 843
13  Malta 747
14  Greece 684
15  Portugal 677
16  Lithuania 555
17  Estonia 540
18  Poland 524
19  Slovakia 480
20  Czechia 477
21  Croatia 462
22  Hungary 445
23  Latvia 430
24  Romania 407
25  Bulgaria 260
26  Macedonia 236
27  Serbia 210
28  Bosnia and Herzegovina 207
29  Montenegro 193
30  Albania 179
31  Russia 139
32  Ukraine 128
33  Belarus 125
34  Moldova 124

Social[]

Human Development Index[]

The Human Development Index values provided are the 2014 estimates for 2013 (unless otherwise stated), as included in the United Nations Development Programme's Human Development Report.[7]

Rank Country HDI Change
1  San Marino 0.961 (2008) N/A
2  Monaco 0.956 (2008) N/A
3  Norway 0.944 Increase 0.001
4   Switzerland 0.917 Increase 0.001
5  Netherlands 0.915 Steady
6  Germany 0.911 Steady
7  Denmark 0.900 Steady
8  Ireland 0.899 Decrease 0.002
9  Sweden 0.898 Increase 0.001
10  Iceland 0.895 Increase 0.002
11  United Kingdom 0.892 Increase 0.002
12  Liechtenstein 0.889 Increase 0.001
13  France 0.884 Steady
14  Austria 0.881 Increase 0.001
15  Belgium 0.881 Increase 0.001
16  Luxembourg 0.881 Increase 0.001
17  Finland 0.879 Steady
18  Slovenia 0.874 Steady
19  Spain 0.872 Steady
20  Italy 0.869 Steady
21  Czech Republic 0.861 Steady
22  Greece 0.853 Decrease 0.001
23  Cyprus 0.845 Decrease 0.003
24  Estonia 0.840 Increase 0.001
25  Lithuania 0.834 Increase 0.003
26  Poland 0.834 Increase 0.001
27  Andorra 0.830 Steady
28  Slovakia 0.830 Increase 0.001
29  Malta 0.829 Increase 0.002
30  Portugal 0.822 Steady
31  Hungary 0.818 Increase 0.001
32  Croatia 0.812 Steady
33  Latvia 0.810 Increase 0.002
34  Montenegro 0.789 Increase 0.002
35  Belarus 0.786 Increase 0.001
36  Romania 0.785 Increase 0.003
37  Russia 0.778 Increase 0.001
38  Bulgaria 0.777 Increase 0.001
39  Turkey 0.759 Decrease 0.003
40  Azerbaijan 0.747 Increase 0.002
41  Serbia 0.745 Increase 0.002
42  Georgia 0.744 Increase 0.003
43  Ukraine 0.734 Increase 0.001
44  Macedonia 0.732 Increase 0.002
45  Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.731 Increase 0.002
46  Armenia 0.730 Increase 0.002
47  Albania 0.716 Increase 0.002
48  Moldova 0.700(2017) Increase 0.006

Percentage living below poverty line[]

The percentage figures for citizens living below the poverty line are the latest available as provided by either the CIA World Factbook or the World Bank.[8][9][10] There is no data available for eleven European states.

Rank Country Percentage Year
1  Lithuania 4.0 2008
2  Norway 4.3 2007
3  Ireland 5.5 2009
4  Latvia 5.9 2004
5  Austria 6.0 2008
5  Azerbaijan 6.0 2012
7  France 6.2 2004
8   Switzerland 6.9 2010
9  Belarus 7.3 2011
10  Poland 7.6 2008
11  Ukraine 7.8 2011
12  Czech Republic 8.6 2012
13  Serbia 9.1 2013
14  Netherlands 10.5 2005
15  Montenegro 11.3 2012
16  Slovenia 12.3 2008
17  Russia 12.7 2011
18  Slovakia 13.2 2011
19  Denmark 13.4 2011
20  Hungary 13.9 2010
21  United Kingdom 14.0 2006
22  Albania 14.3 2012
23  Belgium 15.2 2007
24  Germany 15.5 2010
25  Moldova 16.6 2012
26  Turkey 16.9 2010
27  Estonia 17.5 2010
28  Georgia 17.7 2011
29  Bosnia and Herzegovina 17.9 2011
30  Croatia 18.0 2009
30  Portugal 18.0 2006
32  Spain 19.8 2005
33  Greece 20.0 2009
34  Bulgaria 20.7 2009
35  Romania 22.2 2011
36  Macedonia 27.1 2010
37  Armenia 34.1 2009

Social Progress Index[]

The Social Progress Index figures are provided by the nonprofit Social Progress Imperative and represent 2014. Eight European states are not represented as data is not available.[11]

Rank Country Social Progress Index
1   Switzerland 88.19
2  Iceland 88.07
3  Netherlands 87.37
4  Norway 87.12
5  Sweden 87.08
6  Finland 86.91
7  Denmark 86.55
8  Austria 85.11
9  Germany 84.61
10  United Kingdom 84.56
11  Ireland 84.05
12  Belgium 82.63
13  Slovenia 81.65
14  Estonia 81.65
15  France 81.10
16  Spain 80.77
17  Portugal 80.49
18  Czech Republic 80.41
19  Slovakia 78.93
20  Poland 77.44
21  Italy 76.93
22  Latvia 73.91
23  Hungary 73.87
24  Lithuania 73.76
25  Greece 73.43
26  Croatia 73.31
27  Serbia 70.61
28  Bulgaria 70.24
29  Albania 69.13
30  Macedonia 68.33
31  Romania 67.72
32  Montenegro 66.80
33  Belarus 65.20
34  Armenia 65.03
35  Bosnia and Herzegovina 64.99
36  Ukraine 64.91
37  Turkey 64.62
38  Georgia 63.94
39  Azerbaijan 62.44
40  Russia 60.79
41  Moldova 60.12

Opportunity[]

The Opportunity figures are included in the 2014 Social Progress Index by the nonprofit Social Progress Imperative. Eight European states are not represented as data is not available.[11]

Rank Country Opportunity
1  Ireland 82.63
2  United Kingdom 82.29
3  Sweden 81.95
4  Finland 81.92
5  Iceland 81.71
6  Norway 80.82
7  Netherlands 80.63
8   Switzerland 79.92
9  Denmark 79.10
10  Belgium 76.34
11  Germany 75.81
12  Spain 75.19
13  Portugal 74.43
14  Austria 74.42
15  France 72.72
16  Estonia 72.32
17  Slovenia 69.3
18  Italy 66.58
19  Poland 66.50
20  Czech Republic 66.21
21  Hungary 63.46
22  Slovakia 63.04
23  Lithuania 61.84
24  Latvia 59.85
25  Greece 58.45
26  Bulgaria 56.98
27  Ukraine 55.33
28  Macedonia 55.23
29  Romania 54.91
30  Croatia 54.88
31  Albania 54.14
32  Serbia 52.87
33  Montenegro 52.48
34  Georgia 49.07
35  Moldova 48.04
36  Turkey 47.41
37  Armenia 47.39
38  Bosnia and Herzegovina 46.93
39  Russia 46.58
40  Belarus 44.13
41  Azerbaijan 42.54

World Happiness Report[]

The World Happiness Report is a measure of happiness published by the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network, with the figures provided being the 2013 ion for the 2010 to 2012 period.[12]

Rank Country Happiness Change in happiness (2005-2006)
1  Denmark 7.693 Decrease -0.233
2  Norway 7.655 Increase 0.263
3   Switzerland 7.650 Increase 0.303
4  Netherlands 7.512 Increase 0.054
5  Sweden 7.480 Increase 0.171
6  Finland 7.389 Decrease -0.283
7  Austria 7.369 Increase 0.247
8  Iceland 7.355 N/A
9  Ireland 7.076 Decrease -0.068
10  Luxembourg 7.054 N/A
11  Belgium 6.967 Decrease -0.274
12  United Kingdom 6.883 Decrease -0.003
13  France 6.764 Decrease -0.049
14  Germany 6.672 Increase 0.163
15  Cyprus 6.466 Increase 0.228
16  Spain 6.322 Decrease -0.750
17  Czech Republic 6.290 Decrease -0.180
18  Slovenia 6.060 Increase 0.249
19  Italy 6.021 Decrease -0.691
20  Slovakia 5.969 Increase 0.705
21  Malta 5.964 N/A
22  Poland 5.822 Increase 0.085
23  Moldova 5.791 Increase 0.852
24  Croatia 5.661 Decrease -0.160
25  Albania 5.550 Increase 0.915
26  Belarus 5.504 Decrease -0.133
27  Russia 5.464 Increase 0.346
28  Greece 5.435 Decrease -0.891
29  Lithuania 5.426 Decrease -0.456
30  Estonia 5.426 Increase 0.074
31  Turkey 5.344 Increase 0.171
32  Montenegro 5.299 Increase 0.103
33  Portugal 5.101 Decrease -0.305
34  Ukraine 5.057 Increase 0.032
35  Latvia 5.046 Increase 0.358
36  Romania 5.033 Decrease -0.186
37  Serbia 4.813 Increase 0.063
38  Bosnia and Herzegovina 4.813 Decrease -0.087
39  Hungary 4.775 Decrease -0.300
40  Azerbaijan 4.604 Decrease -0.045
41  Macedonia 4.574 Increase 0.081
42  Armenia 4.316 Decrease -0.269
43  Georgia 4.187 Increase 0.496
37  Bulgaria 4.981 Increase 0.137

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Notes[]

  1. ^ a b c d The European Union (EU) is an economic and political union of 28 member states that are located primarily in Europe. As the EU is not a country, it is not ranked on this list.
  2. ^ a b c As data by the IMF is unavailable, 2013 data by the World Bank is used.
  3. ^ a b c As data by the IMF is unavailable, the latest available data by the CIA World Factbook is used.
  4. ^ Data for Belorussian unemployment does not take into account underemployment.
  5. ^ Data for Austrian unemployment includes only those who were previously employed.

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