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28th Aug 2016

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Luxembourg consumption rate highest in EU

Luxembourg's consumption rate per capita is 40% over the EU average, according to the EU's statistical office Eurostat. Germany ranks second at 25% over the average, followed by Austria and Sweden. Romania and Bulgaria have the lowest rates at about 50% below the EU average.

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