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Friday, February 23, 2024

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One in ten EU citizens can’t afford to heat their homes

The energy crisis in Europe

Published 14 September 2023
- By Editorial Staff

In 2022, 9.3 percent of EU residents could not afford to keep their homes warm, an increase of 2.4 percentage points from 2021. The highest proportion was found in Bulgaria and the lowest in Finland.

Last year, nearly one in ten EU citizens stated that they could not afford to keep their homes adequately warm, according to new statistics from Eurostat.

The highest number of freezing citizens was found in Bulgaria, where 22.5 percent stated that they could not keep their homes warm. Next was Cyprus, where 19.2 percent stated that they could not afford to heat their homes, followed by Greece with 18.7 percent.

Lithuania, Portugal, Spain, and Romania also had high percentages of residents who could not afford to keep their homes warm enough.

Among the countries that reported the lowest numbers were Finland with 1.4 percent, followed by Luxembourg with 2.1 percent and then Slovenia with 2.6 percent. Sweden is number six on the list, where 3.3 percent of Swedes stated that they could not afford to heat their homes.


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