According to data of Eurostat, the real private consumption based on purchase power parity is the smallest in Estonia among the Baltic States, LETA/Postimees Online reports.
In 2012, that indicator was in Estonia 59% of the EU average while in Latvia it was 61% of EU average and in Lithuania it was 74% of EU average.
The highest indicator was in Luxembourg, 141% of EU average, followed by Germany with 121 and UK with 120%. The indicator was the lowest in Romania, 48% of the EU average.
As to GDP per capita, another way to evaluate the standard of living, Estonia had 68% of EU average while Lithuania's indicator was 70% and Latvia's 62%.