The countries in The European Economic Area are either called EU/EEA countries or EEA countries.
The European Economic Area includes the 28 EU member states and the EFTA member states Iceland, Lichtenstein and Norway.
The EFTA member state Switzerland is not a part of The European Economic Area.
These 31 countries are a part of The European Economic Area:
- Czech Republic
- Great Britain and Northern Ireland
- The Netherlands
Switzerland is also a part of the co-ordination of social security within Europe.