Slovenians among most satisfied in EU with inter-personal relations

Brussels, 30 July - Slovenia's residents are among the most satisfied in the EU in terms of inter-personal relations, a survey by Eurostat released on Thursday shows. The average mark for satisfaction in Slovenia on a one-to-ten scale is 8.6, well above the EU average of 7.9.

Tivoli Park, Ljubljana's central park.
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The only other countries in the EU to reach this rate of satisfaction with inter-personal relations are Austria, Malta and Ireland.

On the other side of the spectrum are Bulgaria with the mark of 6.6, which is below Greece (7.1) and Croatia (7.5), with 1 meaning complete dissatisfaction and 10 complete satisfaction.

Overall, satisfaction with inter-personal relations in the EU has not changed much since 2013, when it stood at 7.8. It has increased in 19 EU member states in this period, the most in Bulgaria (by 0.9). In Slovenia, the increase was 0.3.

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