16% of households in the EU live below the poverty line

16% of households in the EU live below the poverty line

Greek reporter reports that one in five households in Greece, Spain, Bulgaria and Croatia are living below the poverty line (20% of the total amount). Least of all poor families living in the Czech Republic and the Netherlands - a little less than 10%.

The European Commission published a report in which it noted that citizens with low levels of education across Europe are more exposed to the danger of falling below the poverty line than their better-educated compatriots.

Unemployment rate has a serious impact on the welfare of a united Europe inhabitants. In many countries it remains at a high level. In Spain, for example, the number of unemployed people is 6 million people.