EU survey reveals Romans least satisfied with city

Romans among the least satisfied in EU with their capital city.

The inhabitants of Rome are among the least satisfied in the European Union about life in their city, according to the Urban Europe study by the EU statistical agency Eurostat.

Rome ranked second-last out of 18 EU capitals whose residents were asked to rate their satisfaction with their city.

Athens came bottom of the list, with a 71 per cent satisfaction rate, followed by Rome with 80 per cent.

The highest levels of satisfaction were recorded in Lithuanian capital Vilnius (98 per cent), ahead of Stockholm and Copenhagen (both 97 per cent).