European Commission published that the variable strongly decreased by 32.99 percent in 2017. The indicator diminished sharply from 459 080 Euro in 2016 to 307 610 Euro previous year, as it follows the tendency of the prior year when it dropped by 6.8%. The overall changes for the previous 17 years reached a decrease of 48.77%. Furthermore, it has shown a negative compound annual growth rate of 0.07 percent over the 5 years with a negligible overall diminution since the start of observations. It averaged 431 293.53 Euro from 2001 to 2017 and it attained its all-time high of 967 260 Euro in 2008 and record low of 121 080 Euro in 2009.