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Eurostat is the statistical office of the European Union situated in Luxembourg. Its task is to provide the European Union with statistics at European level that enable comparisons between countries and regions



 



"Eurostat’s mission is to provide the European Union with a high-quality statistical information service.

Eurostat is the statistical office of the European Union situated in Luxembourg. Its task is to provide the European Union with statistics at European level that enable comparisons between countries and regions.

This is a key task. Democratic societies do not function properly without a solid basis of reliable and objective statistics. On one hand, decision-makers at EU level, in Member States, in local government and in business need statistics to make those decisions. On the other hand, the public and media need statistics for an accurate picture of contemporary society and to evaluate the performance of politicians and others. Of course, national statistics are still important for national purposes in Member States whereas EU statistics are essential for decisions and evaluation at European level.

Statistics can answer many questions. Is society heading in the direction promised by politicians? Is unemployment up or down? Are there more CO2 emissions compared to ten years ago? How many women go to work? How is your country’s economy performing compared to other EU Member States?

International statistics are a way of getting to know your neighbours in Member States and countries outside the EU. They are an important, objective and down-to-earth way of measuring how we all live."

News

Annual inflation up to 1.8% in the euro area
Euro area annual inflation was 1.8% in January 2017, up from 1.1% in December 2016. In January 2016 the rate was 0.3%. European Union annual inflation was 1.7% in January 2017, up from 1.2% in December. A year earlier the rate was 0.3%. These figures come from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 11:00:00 +0100
Energy consumption in the EU below its 1990 level
In 2015, gross inland energy consumption, which reflects the energy quantities necessary to satisfy all inland consumption, amounted in the European Union (EU) to 1 626 million tonnes of oil equivalent (Mtoe), below its 1990 level (-2.5%) and down by 11.6% compared to its peak of almost 1 840 Mtoe in 2006.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 11:00:00 +0100
EU28 current account surplus €17.8 bn
The EU28 seasonally adjusted current account of the balance of payments recorded a surplus of €17.8 bn in December 2016, compared with surpluses of €16.2 bn in November 2016 and €11.4 bn in December 2015, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 11:00:00 +0100
Production in construction down by 0.2% in euro area
In December 2016 compared with November 2016, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector decreased by 0.2% in the euro area (EA19), while it increased by 0.6% in the EU28, according to first estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In November 2016, production in construction grew by 0.9% in the euro area and by 0.7% in the EU28.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 11:00:00 +0100
Euro area international trade in goods surplus €28.1 bn
The first estimate for euro area (EA19) exports of goods to the rest of the world in December 2016 was €178.6 billion, an increase of 6% compared with December 2015 (€168.7 bn). Imports from the rest of the world stood at €150.5 bn, a rise of 4% compared with December 2015 (€144.4 bn).
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 11:00:00 +0100
Industrial production down by 1.6% in euro area
In December 2016 compared with November 2016, seasonally adjusted industrial production fell by 1.6% in the euro area (EA19) and by 1.0% in the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In November 2016 industrial production rose by 1.5% in the euro area and by 1.6% in the EU28.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 11:00:00 +0100
GDP up by 0.4% in the euro area and by 0.5% in the EU28
Seasonally adjusted GDP rose by 0.4% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.5% in the EU28 during the fourth quarter of 2016, compared with the previous quarter, according to a flash estimate published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In the third quarter of 2016, GDP also grew by 0.4% and 0.5% respectively.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 11:00:00 +0100
Monthly minimum wages below €500 in east and well above €1000 in northwest
As of 1st January 2017, 22 out of the 28 Member States of the European Union (EU) have national minimum wages: only Denmark, Italy, Cyprus, Austria, Finland and Sweden do not have one. The 22 EU Member States that have national minimum wages can be divided into three main groups based on the level in euro.
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 11:00:00 +0100


Transportation

http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/portal/page/portal/transport/introduction


References

  1.  "Eurostat"