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According to the European Health Interview Survey, 7.2% of EU citizens reported having chronic depression in 2019, a small increase of 0.3 percentage points from 2014. Slovenia had the highest share of the population reporting chronic depression while Romania was the lowest. The Czech Republic recorded a below average share of people reporting chronic depression, with just under 5%. Photo Credit: Freepik / Illustrative Photo.

Czech Rep., Sep 10 (BD) –According to the European Health Interview Survey, 7.2% of EU citizens reported having chronic depression in 2019, a small increase of 0.3 percentage points compared with 2014. 

Share of People Reporting Chronic Depression, 2019. Credit: Eurostat.

Among EU countries, Slovenia (15.1%) had the highest share of the population reporting chronic depression, followed by Portugal (12.2%) and Sweden (11.7%). 

At the other end of the scale, the figures were lowest in Romania (1.0%), Bulgaria (2.7%), and Malta (3.5%). 

The Czech Republic was below the average share of the population reporting issues with depression with just under 5%, similar to neighbouring Poland and Slovakia. 

The share of people reporting chronic depression was higher for women than men in all EU Member States. 

Portugal recorded the highest share of women reporting chronic depression (16.4%), closely followed by Slovenia (16.0%). Slovenia also recorded the highest share of men reporting chronic depression (14.3%), followed by Sweden (10.0%) and Germany (9.9%).

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