Prague remains the seventh richest region of the European Union in 2017 in terms of GDP per capita, same as in 2016, followed by Slovakia’s Bratislava, according to Eurostat data published on February 26. Three quarters of the EU population live in regions where regional GDP per capita is above 75% of the EU average, Eurostat said in a press release The leading regions in the ranking of regional GDP per capita in 2017 were Inner London - West with 626% of the average, Luxembourg with 253% and Southern in Ireland with 220%. Prague’s GDP per capita stood at 187% of the average in 2017, increase by 5 percentage points (pp) year-on-year. Bratislava’s figure decreased by 5pp to 179% y/y.
Source: : http://www.intellinews.com/czech-capital-prague-is-the-seventh-richest-region-in-eu-in-2017-in-terms-of-gdp-per-capita-157035/
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