The results present a grim picture of the situation of the Roma surveyed. The comparison with the non-Roma, who live in close proximity, show significant differences in their socio-economic situation; the situation of non-Roma respondents is nonetheless also often worrying. This evidence confirms the need identified in the European Commission Communication on An EU Framework for national Roma integration strategies up to 2020 for “determined action, in active dialogue with the Roma, both at national and EU level”.
The situation of Roma in 11 EU Member States - Survey results at a glance
This factsheet presents the first results of the surveys based on an analysis of only part of the available data. The results presented are a first step in addressing the severe lack of data on the socio-economic situation of Roma in the EU and the fulfilment of their rights.