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