- 21 Jan 2022 8:53 AM
- Hungary Around the Clock
Romania surpassed Hungary for the first time, while only Bulgaria fared worse.
In the year when the epidemic broke out, Hungarians spent €6,680 per capita.
Hungary also remains at the last but one position in the EU based on purchasing power parity calculations.
Household consumption on average dropped by 8% in the EU in 2020.
The largest drop, 22%, was registered in Malta and Croatia, while Greece and Spain also experienced declines of more than 15%.
The lowest fall, 2%, was measured in Slovakia and Denmark, followed by Lithuania and Poland.
The 4.5% decrease in Hungary is a relatively good figure, HVG observes.