23/01/14
Health Inequalities in the EU Institute of Health Equity

"€1.3 TRILLION - THE AVOIDABLE COST OF HEALTH INEQUALITIES ACROSS THE EU (higher than every Member State's annual GDP, bar Germany, UK, France and Italy).

New updated figures released today (Thursday 23 January) show that the avoidable cost of health inequalities to European Union Member States is up to €1.3 trillion every year - larger than the entire GDP of the majority of EU countries..."

The full press release is available to download here.