The country with the highest GDP is Luxembourg, where spending power is 163% above the EU average. This is due to the large number of cross-border workers. They contribute to the GDP, but as non-residents are not included in the calculation to find the average per person.
Austria is in the second place (30% above average), followed by Ireland (+29%) and the Netherlands (+28%). Belgium is 8th, Well ahead of countries such as France (+9%) and the United Kingdom (+6%).
With GDP at just 47% of the EU average, Bulgaria is at the bottom of the list. Romania (50% of the EU average) and Croatia (62%) are also low down the list.