The Open Datasets maintained by the Directorate in its administrative activity (i.e. research grants, reports from Member States) or created via contracted studies (i.e. raw data from surveys, inventories, and statistics). Datasets are published with their metadata - needed for data interpretation and re-use (Metadata includes codebooks, methodology and definitions, original questionnaires, administrative reports) Publication of Open Datasets is announced on the EU institutions Open Data Portal. Selected key indicators are published on the Digital-Agenda-Data semantic repository. They can be easily consulted, and downloaded via interactive charts.