articles | 23 September 2019

Cyprus spends 0.8% of its GDP on sport in 2017

In 2017, Cyprus spent 0.8% of its GDP on recreation and sport, just above the 0.7% EU average a study conducted by Eurostat revealed.

Overall, the EU’s 28 member states spent €51.3 billion of government expenditure on recreation and sport.

On top of the table, according to Eurostat, is Hungary, which has reserved 2.5% of its GDP to recreation and sport, while Croatia lies at the other end of the spectrum with 0.4% and a total of only €13 per inhabitant.

The country that has spent the most per inhabitant on recreation and sport is Luxembourg, at €492 per person.

Source: Cyprus Mail

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