The variable increased by 12.61% in comparison to the prior year, revised figures from European Commission display. The indicator rose from 496 640 Euro to 559 260 Euro, as it follows the tendency of the previous year when it grew by 1.02 percent. The overall changes for the prior 15 years hit a decline of 75.6%. Furthermore, it has shown a drop at a 0.08% CAGR over the five years with a modest overall diminution since the 2003. It averaged 1 605 020 Euro from 2003 to 2017 and it attained its all-time high of 3 473 440 Euro in 2006 and record low of 491 630 Euro in 2015.