“Generally speaking, please tell me if you are very satisfied, rather satisfied, rather unsatisfied or not at all satisfied with cleanliness of your city?” This was the question asked to the inhabitants of 109 European cities in 2015, in a Eurostat survey regarding the cleanliness of their cities.
The top European city related to cleanliness is Ventspils in Latvia, with virtually all (99%) of its inhabitants responding that they were very or rather satisfied with the cleanliness of their city.
Among EU capitals: inhabitants of Luxembourg, Vienna and Ljubjana, most satisfied
With regard to the EU’s capital cities, the results show significant disparities of satisfaction, with levels ranging from 9% to 95%.
At least 80% of inhabitants were very or rather satisfied with the cleanliness of their city, with the Slovenian capital coming third in this category: Luxembourg (95%), Vienna (90%), Ljubljana (88%), Riga (81%) and Helsinki (80%).
In contrast, only 9% of inhabitants in Rome found their city clean enough. Less than half of the population was satisfied with cleanliness of their city also in Bratislava (28%), Sofia (29%), Bucharest (37%), Madrid (38%), Budapest (39%), Athens (41%), Berlin (45%), Brussels (47%) and Paris (49%)…. / IBNA