Week in Lithuania. Eurostat: Vilnius is best EU capital to live in; President urges Defence minister to step down etc.
Population of Vilnius is most happy with their life in their city as compared to all other people living in EU capitals, according to a Eurostat survey. Ninety-eight percent of residents of Vilnius said they were satisfied living in their city during the survey carried out last year.
The Lithuanian capital moved up five positions compared with a similar survey taken in 2012. The highest level of satisfaction in Europe was recorded in Oslo, the capital of Norway, which is not an EU member state. Vilnius is followed closely by Stockholm and Copenhagen, 97 per cent each, and Vienna and Luxembourg with 96 per cent. The lowest satisfaction level was recorded in Athens at 71 per cent. Relatively low levels of satisfaction were in Rome at 80 per cent and Bucharest and Paris, at 83 per cent each.