Despite receiving at times strong criticism, the NHS – the UK’s national health care service – holds a top spot in comparison to other EU countries when it comes to affordability. As this graphic shows, of all EU countries, the UK ranks second best just behind Lithuania.
Greece, whose health care system was severely affected by the economic crisis, is still in a dire situation. More than 67 percent of the Greek population said they struggle to finance their health care while not even 3 percent said they are financially able to take care of their health.
Junior Data Journalist
This Graph shows the affordability of health care services in elected EU countries (2016)
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