In Romania are recorded the lowest rates of people cannot afford having holidays. Eurostat pointed out that more than 6 in 10 people could not afford a one-week annual holiday away from home in Romania (66.6%) and Croatia (62.8%). Over half the population in Bulgaria (56.4%), Greece (53.6%), Cyprus (53.5% in 2015) and Hungary (50.7%) face difficulties in spending money for some days off.
The data from EU statistics office Eurostat were published on 31 July. According to the findings of the survey, around a third (32.9%) of the EU population cannot afford a break of one week. On the other hand, this rate has decreased by 5.1% between 2011 and 2016./IBNA