Source: Eurostat/ EU-SILC

 

Adults
(18 or over)

Children
(0-17)

Austria

17,9

22,9

Belgium

20,5

21,9

Bulgaria

47,3

51,5

Croatia

30,1

29,3

Cyprus

27,8

27,7

Czech Republic

14,3

16,4

Denmark

19,9

15,5

Estonia

23,8

22,3

Finland

16,7

13,0

France

17,2

21,3

Germany

20,5

19,4

Greece

35,2

38,1

Hungary

31,5

43,0

Iceland

11,8

16,6

Ireland

27,9

33,9

Italy

27,7

31,9

Latvia

34,5

38,4

Lithuania

29,8

35,4

Luxembourg

17,0

26,0

Malta

22,2

32,0

Netherlands

15,6

17,0

Norway

14,4

13,4

Poland

24,9

29,8

Portugal

26,5

31,7

Romania

38,6

48,5

Serbia

41,7

43,4

Slovakia

18,5

25,5

Slovenia

21,1

17,5

Spain

26,1

32,6

Sweden

16,5

16,2

Switzerland

16,1

17,2

United Kingdom

22,7

32,6

Eurostat data from 2013 indicates that the risk of poverty or social exclusion is higher for children than for adults in the majority of countries in Europe.

The percentage of children at risk of poverty or social exclusion ranged from 13,0 % in Finland, 13,4 % in Norway, 15,5% in Denmark, 16,2 % in Sweden and 16,6% in Iceland to more than 30.0 % in Bulgaria, Italy, Ireland, Greece, Spain, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary, Malta, Portugal, Romania, United Kingdom and Serbia.

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