November 3, 2023
At the national level, the EU countries with the highest median disposable incomes in 2022 were Luxembourg (33 214 PPS), the Netherlands (25 437 PPS), Austria (21119 PPS), Belgium (24142 PPS), Denmark (23244 PPS) and Germany (23197 PPS).
In contrast, Bulgaria (9671 PPS), Slovakia (9826 PPS), Romania (10033 PPS), Hungary (10217 PPS), and Greece (10841 PPS) reported the lowest values.
The median equivalised disposable income, expressed in the PPS, accounts for income distribution as well as household size and composition. The unit PPS considers the price-level variations, ensuring comparability across countries.
For more information:
- Statistics Explained article on living conditions in Europe – income distribution and income inequality
- Thematic section on income and living conditions
- Database on income and living conditions