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Bulgaria Has EU's Second-Highest Share of People with Low Education Considered Poor
Bulgaria Has EU's Second-Highest Share of People with Low Education Considered Poor
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In 2022, Bulgaria had the EU's second-highest share of people with a low education level considered poor, the Statistical Office of the European Commission (Eurostat) reported on Monday. The rate in Bulgaria was 67.9%, putting the country immediately after Greece, which had the highest share, at 81.6%. The lowest numbers were registered in Finland (7.3%), Luxembourg (10.0%) and Sweden (11.3%)

EU-wide, 29.5% of the population with a low educational attainment level was considered poor in 2022.

Most of the EU members reported significant differences between low and high-educated population groups regarding subjective poverty in 2022. The difference was at least 20 percentage points (pp) in 12 countries. The most notable differences were in Bulgaria (47.7 pp), Hungary (41.5 pp) and Slovakia (39.5 pp) and the lowest in Finland (4.5 pp), Denmark (5.9 pp) and Sweden (7.1 pp).

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