Purchasing power parities and gross domestic product per capita in purchasing power standards, European countries, 2014–2016

Actual individual consumption per capita in Slovenia in 2016 24% lower than the EU-28 average

Actual individual consumption per capita in purchasing power standards in Slovenia in 2016 lagged behind the EU-28 average by 24%, the same as in 2015 and 2014. Slovenian gross domestic product per capita in purchasing power standards in 2016 was 17% lower than the EU-28 average.

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Eurostat published data on actual individual consumption (AIC) per capita and gross domestic product (GDP) per capita, expressed in purchasing power standards (PPS) for 2014–2016 and for 37 European countries. The published results are based on the system of national accounts ESA 2010, on revised purchasing power parities (PPP) for the mentioned period, and on the latest GDP figures and population figures.

AIC per capita in PPS in Slovenia in 2016 24% lower than the EU-28 average

Better then GDP per capita, material well-being of households is reflected by AIC, which is made up of goods and services actually consumed by individuals.

Among 37 European countries the highest AIC per capita in PPS for 2016 was recorded in Norway and Luxembourg (33% and 32% above the EU-28 average), followed by Switzerland, Germany and Austria. The lowest AIC was recorded in Albania (63% below the EU-28 average).

AIC per capita in PPS in Slovenia was rising until 2008, when it stood at 80% of the EU-28 average. Between 2009 and 2012 it remained approximately at that level, and from 2013 onwards it is 76% of the EU-28 average.

In 2016 countries closest to Slovenia in terms of AIC per capita in PPS were Slovakia (76%), Greece (77%), the Czech Republic (78%) and Poland (74% of the EU-28 average).

Slovenian GDP per capita in PPS in 2016 17% lower than the EU-28 average; in 2015 18% lower

The indicator GDP per capita in PPS is a measure of a country’s economic development. The position of countries regarding GDP per capita in PPS and AIC per capita in PPS are similar; however, the differences between countries are much bigger in the case of GDP per capita in PPS.

Slovenian GDP per capita in PPS was rising until 2008, when it stood at 90% of the EU-28 average. Since then its value has been in decline and in 2012 it was 82% of the EU-28 average. It remained at this level until 2015. In 2016 GDP per capita was 83% of the EU-28 average.

Regarding this indicator, too, the top positions among 37 European countries in 2016 belonged to Luxembourg (158% above the EU-28 average), followed by Ireland, Switzerland and Norway (83%, 61% and 48% above the EU-28 average). These countries were followed by Austria, Netherlands and Iceland (28% above the EU-28 average).

The countries with the lowest GDP per capita in PPS were Albania, and Bosnia and Herzegovina (71% and 68% below the EU-28 average).

Closest to Slovenia in terms of GDP per capita in PPS were Cyprus and the Czech Republic whose values were 17% and 12% below the EU-28 average.

Actual individual consumption and Gross domestic product per capita in purchasing power standards, volume indices, European countries (EU-28=100)
CountryActual individual consumption
per capita
in purchasing power standards
Gross domestic product
per capita
in purchasing power standards
201420152016201420152016
European union (EU28)100100100100100100
Euro area (EA19)105105105107106106
EU-28 Member States
Luxembourg138135132270267258
Germany124122122126124123
Austria122121119130130128
United Kingdom115115116109108107
Finland114114114111109109
Denmark115115113128127124
Belgium115114112119119118
France112111111107105104
Netherlands113112111130129128
Sweden112112110124125123
Italy979798969597
Ireland949696137181183
Cyprus899191818283
Spain878989909192
Lithuania818385757575
Portugal818282777777
Malta798181909396
Czech Republic787878868788
Greece807977726968
Slovenia767676828283
Slovakia767676777777
Poland747474676868
Estonia697172767575
Latvia656567646465
Hungary626363686867
Romania565861555658
Croatia595959595960
Bulgaria515353474749
EFTA Member states
Norway135135133176161148
Switzerland131131128165166161
Iceland113112114119123128
Candidate countries for EU
Turkey636464646564
Montenegro525356414245
Serbia464646373637
Macedonia404141363637
Albania373837302929
Potential candidate country for EU
Bosnia and Herzegovina 414141313132
Detailed data and time series are available in the SI-STAT database.
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