Despite all the troubles and tribulations, the average Cypriot goes through, chances of them being healthy are much higher than that of other countries.

According to a new European survey, over 80% of Cypriot respondents reported that they believed they were in good health. This ranks the island country as tenth among all EU countries in this context.

The statistic, among several others were published in a special Eurobarometer report which showed the degree of inequality, fairness and inter-generational mobility within the European Union.

According to said report, north, central and west EU countries were the ones to report that they believed they were in good health. Specifically, Ireland and Luxemburg aced the list, with 92 and 87 per cent respectively.

The lowest end of the list had Latvia and Romania at 55 and 57 per cent respectively.