European Union - Facts and Figures

 

Member State
Size in square km
Population in millions
People per square km
Austria
83 858
8.3
99
Belgium
30 510
10.5
344
Bulgaria
110 912
7.7
70
Cyprus
9 250
0.8
84
Czech Republic
78 866
10.3
131
Denmark
43 094
5.4
126
Estonia
45 226
1.4
29
Finland
337 030
5.3
16
France
643 548
64.1
99
Germany
357 021
82.3
231
Greece
131 940
11.1
84
Hungary
93 030
10.1
108
Ireland
70 280
4.2
60
Italy
301 320
58.8
195
Latvia
64 258
2.3
35
Lithuania
65 200
3.4
52
Luxembourg
2 586
0.5
181
Malta
316
0.4
1 261
Netherlands
41 526
16.4
394
Poland
312 685
38.1
122
Portugal
92 931
10.6
114
Romania
238 391
21.6
91
Spain
504 782
44.7
87
Slovakia
48 845
5.4
111
Slovenia
20 253
2.0
99
Sweden
449 964
9.1
20
United Kingdom
244 820
60.7
246
European Union
4 422 773
494.8
112

 

 

Gross Domestic Product

 

Gross Domestic Product of the EU

 

The GDP is one way of measuring the size of a country‘s economy. It is the total value of all goods and and services produced in a country in a year.

To compare countries better the GDP is divided by the people who live in each country.

 

The European Union- Table of Contents

The European Union- Exercises

 

Downloadable PDF Text- and Worksheets:

 

Words

  • compare =to see how good or bad countries are
  • divided =separate
  • economy =the buying and selling of goods and products in a country
  • goods =products
  • measure =to find out how big something is
  • services =the work that people do for others
  • value = what something is worth