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Cyprus among worst in EU for keeping homes warm

Eurostat highlights affordability concerns

Newsroom / CNA

Cyprus was the country with the second largest share of population declaring that they could not afford keeping their home adequately warm in 2022, according to data released by Eurostat, the statistical service of the EU.

In 2022, 19.2% of the population in Cyprus (9.3% in the EU) declared that they were not able to keep their home adequately warm. Compared with 2021, this share decreased slightly by percentage points (pp) in Cyprus (from 19.4%) and increased by 2.4 pp in the EU.

The highest percentage of people unable to keep their home adequately warm were registered in Bulgaria (22.5%), Cyprus (19.2%), Greece (18.7%), Lithuania and Portugal (both 17.5%), Spain (17.1%) and Romania (15.2%).

In contrast, Finland (1.4%), Luxembourg (2.1%), Slovenia (2.6%), Austria (2.7%), Czechia (2.9%), Sweden (3.3%) and Estonia (3.4%) reported the lowest shares.

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