- 15 Sep 2016 9:00 AM
The most satisfied are the dwellers of the Lithuanian capital, Vilnius, where the rate of satisfied people grew by 5 %, thus reaching 98% in total. Even though Athens’s 2012 56% rate grew to 71% in 2015 with a record increase of 15%, the population of the Greek capital is the less satisfied with their living conditions in the EU.
Looking at the biggest increases, Athens is followed by Budapest, where the 84% of 2012 raised to 90% in the last year. The Hungarian capital is in the middle field of the EU capitals. The 90% satisfaction rate is also true for Bratislava’s population. The Latvian capital city, Riga, is the next on the list with 89%.
The list of EU capitals with the highest satisfaction standards of living and the minimum of a 90% rate is the following: Vilnius, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Vienna, Luxembourg, Amsterdam, Zagreb, Warsaw, Dublin, Ljubljana, Tallinn, Helsinki, Valletta, Berlin, Prague and London. The least satisfied Athens is followed by Rome (80%), Paris (83%), Bucharest (83%), Sofia (86%), Brussels (87%), Madrid (87%) and Nicosia (88%).
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