Albania has been ranked final in Europe for per capita revenue and buying energy, based on newly-published Eurostat information for 2021.
The information exhibits that Albania had a Gross Home Product (GDP) per capita, which is simply 32% of the EU common.
Though there was a slight enchancment of 1 share level in comparison with the earlier 12 months, different nations within the area have moved sooner within the so-called convergence course of, which implies rising at a sooner price than the EU, and catching up with the European common inside a sure interval.
In North Macedonia, for instance, the indicator improved from 38% of the EU common to 42% throughout the identical interval. Serbia scored 44%, Montenegro 48%, up from 45% and Bosnia and Herzegovina with 33%. Knowledge for Kosovo isn’t out there.
Within the different indicator, that of Particular person Consumption per capita which measures consumption based on buying energy parity and the value stage, Albania ranks final. The EU hopeful scored simply 39% of the EU common, the identical as final 12 months and far decrease than the typical of 48% of candidate nations (excluding Turkey).
In keeping with Eurostat, in 2021, Luxembourg and Eire recorded the very best GDP per capita in buying energy parity in Europe, with 168% and 119% above the EU common.
Denmark was third with 33% above the EU common, the Netherlands fourth with 30% above, and Austria and Sweden each with 23% above.
In distinction, Bulgaria was 43% under the EU common, Greece 36% much less, and Slovakia 31% much less.
(Alice Taylor | Exit.al)