The other two regions, South-East and South-Muntenia, posted a GDP per capita of 33.8 pct and 34.2 pct respectively, of the EU-27 average. In 2007 Romania’s North-East and South-West Oltenia regions had a GDP per capita of 26.6 pct and 32.7 pct, respectively, of the average across the European Union, appearing as some of the poorest regions in the Union.
In 2007 Romania’s GDP per capita has been 41.6 pct of this indicator’s EU-27 average. Romania is divided into four macro-regions, each including two regions. The country’s macro-regions with the related GDP per capita levels are as follows: macro-region 1 (North-West and Center regions) – 41.2 pct of the EU-27 average GDP per capita; macro-region 2 (North-Eastern and South Eastern regions) – 29.7 pct of the EU-27 average GDP per capita; macro-region 3 (South-Muntenia and Bucharest-Ilfov regions) – 57.6 pct of the EU-27 average GDP per capita; and macro-region 4 (South-West Oltenia and Western region) – 39.8 pct of the EU-27 average GDP per capita.