Austria Fifth Richest Country in EU

BusinessEconomy ♦ Published: December 13, 2011; 17:02 ♦ (Vindobona)

GDP per capita in the Member States ranged from 44% to 271% of the EU27 average in 2010. Austria´s figure amounts to 126%.

Austria Fifth Richest Country in EU / Picture: ©

In 2010, the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per capita in Luxembourg1, expressed in purchasing power standards2 (PPS), was more than two and a half times the EU27 average, while the Netherlands recorded a level one third above the average. Ireland, Denmark, Austria and Sweden were between 20% and 30% above the EU27 average, while Belgium, Germany and Finland were between 15% and 20% above…