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Rural Development in the European Union - Statistical and economic information 2007-2013 (ARCHIVE)

(Discontinued in 2014 and replaced by the annual CAP context indicator update.)

This annual report provides, at national and regional levels, statistical and economic information covering the three objectives of Rural Development policy 2007-2013. An overview of Rural Development budget over the 2007-2013 period is included together with the first information on the financial monitoring of RD programs in EU-27 and in Candidate Countries.


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Rural Development Indicators

The indicators are extracted from the 2013 report "Rural Development in the EU – Statistical and Economic Information" and derived from the Common Monitoring and Evaluation Framework (CMEF), which provides a single framework for monitoring and evaluation of all rural development interventions for the programming period 2007-2013.


They are presented according to the following broad thematic groups:

  • Importance of rural areas
  • Socio-economic situation of rural areas
  • Sectoral economic indicators
  • Environment
  • Diversification and quality of life


Rural development indicators 2013 pdf - 206 KB [206 KB]






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