Visualisation tools Visualisation tools

My capital in a bubble

The interactive data visualisation tool "My capital in a bubble" allows you to compare the capitals of the EU Member States, EFTA countries and Turkey for more than 30 indicators. Discover European statistics in an easy and playful way!


My country in a bubble

The interactive data visualisation tool "My country in a bubble" allows you to compare your country with other European countries for more than 50 statistical indicators. Discover European statistics in an easy and playful way!


Themes in the spotlight

On the “Themes in the spotlight” page you will find data visualisations which are published on the occasion of special days and events, such as Europe Day, International women’s day, World Tourism Day etc.

These data visualisations intend to provide you a quick and easy-understandable overview of the presented statistics. The data visualisations are normally accompanied by some interesting facts and figures as well as links to further statistics & information on the same topic. You can find a list of all pages published in Previous.


Economic Trends

The interactive data visualisation tool "Economic Trends" provides every user, from basic to professional, a quick and easy overview of the development of 8 main economic indicators.

After selecting an indicator & a country (or the EU / EA aggregate), the trend of the indicator over the last 12 time periods will be displayed in a graph. Additionally, you can add the EU or EA aggregate for comparison.

For some indicators, you have the possibility to swap between units. For example, for inflation you can choose between the "change compared to the same month of the previous year" and the "change compared to the previous month".

Below the graph, you also have the possibility to obtain a definition of the indicator (see "i" button) and to access the source dataset (when clicking on "+ More information). "Economic Trends" is available in English, French and German.

The link to "Economic Trends" can be found on the start page of the Eurostat website or can be directly accessed here.


You in the EU

"You in the EU" is a tool which has been designed for all European citizens. This infographic provides you with the possibility to compare some aspects of your way of living not only with men and women of your age in your country, but also with the EU average and other EU Member States.


“You in the EU” consists of quiz-like questions about the life of European citizens on 3 different themes: me & my life, me & my living conditions and me & my work. Before you start, you have to select your country, your gender and your age group, which will be used as a basis for comparison.


Quality of life

"Quality of life" is a tool which provides you an insight into the different aspects of quality of life in your country and gives you the possibility to compare yourself with fellow citizens in your country as well as to the EU average and other EU Member States.

After choosing a country, you can select one dimension of quality of life. Normally, two different indicators are presented for each of them. In most cases, one indicator offers information on the satisfaction level of individuals, while the other indicator provides objective information on this dimension. You can retrieve further information by clicking on the "i" next to each indicator's title. By clicking on "Data", you can access the source data. By clicking on "Compare" you can compare your country to the EU Member State with the lowest and the highest value as well as with the EU average.


Young Europeans

"Young Europeans" is a tool which is primarily designed for young people aged 16-29. It provides the possibility to compare yourself with other young men and women in your country. This tool is also intended for parents, decision-makers, politicians, teachers, etc. who want to know more about the young generation in Europe.

"Young Europeans" consists of quiz-like questions about the life of young Europeans on 4 different themes: me & my family, me & my work, me & my free time and studies, and me & the internet. Before you start, you have to choose your gender, your country and your age. If you are not between 16 and 29 years old, you should choose the age in this range you are most interested in.   


Government expenditure in the EU

The interactive data visualisation tool "Government expenditure in the EU" allows you to view the government expenditure by function for European Union (28 countries).


A look at the lives of the elderly in the EU today

“A look at the lives of the elderly in the EU today” is a new web tool based on the chapter "An ageing society — focus on the elderly" of the flagship publication “People in the EU: who are we and how do we live? The web tool contains several statistical indicators focusing on the elderly, such as life expectancy, place of birth, travelling and internet use.



A widget is a small web application, to be embedded in any website, which shows a relatively small amount of Eurostat data in a simple way. Widgets can be created using the Widget Template Generator.


Statistics Illustrated

The "Statistics Illustrated" section is the clearest and easiest way to understand Eurostat's data by means of dynamic data visualizations. A meaningful combination of maps and charts shows the development of an indicator over time as well as differences between Member States. This helps you e.g. to discover tendencies and patterns.

These dynamic maps and charts are used on the Eurostat website in different ways:

To better understand these dynamic visualizations, please have a look at the help page.

Inflation Statistics Illustrated

The tool "Inflation Statistics Illustrated" gives an overview of the price changes and weights of the main product groups included in the Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices (HICP) for the European Union and the euro area. The gradient of a rectangle indicates how much the prices have changed over a year. The rectangle's size is proportional to the share of the product group in the index.

Regions and Cities Illustrated

Regions and Cities IllustratedThis interactive tool contains data on European regions, cities and other territorial typologies, grouped into different statistical domains. Using the interactive map, individual territories can quickly be selected while different visualisation options allow comparison and analysis in a user-friendly way. An animated timeline shows how different territories perform over time.

Regions and Cities Illustrated contains different dashboards, which always feature a choropleth map on the left pane. On the right pane, the user can select four different views:  

  • Distribution plot
  • Scatter plot
  • Bar chart
  • Data table

The tool accesses the latest available data in the Eurostat database so that the selected indicators always show the latest figures. For more information about the functionalities of the tool please see the help file.

EU2020 Statistics Illustrated

The Europe 2020 Statistics Illustrated is a group of tools that displays the crosscutting nature of the eight 2020 indicators in tabular form and a radar chart.

Each of the eight indicators can also be visualised in three components (heatmap, barchart graph and time graph):

  • Employment
  • Research and development
  • Greenhouse gas emissions
  • Share of renewable energy
  • Primary energy consumption
  • Early leavers from education and training
  • Tertiary educational attainment
  • Poverty and Social exclusion

Inflation Dashboard

A tool for graphical and dynamic data display of harmonised indices of consumer prices (HICP). The 'Inflation Dashboard' allows you to select countries and individual product groups and displays relevant data simultaneously in a map, a bar chart and two line charts.

Country Profiles

Country Profiles is a graphic tool which is easy to use and is accessible to everyone.

This tool enables:


  • Grouping of indicators according to the country and the region
  • Possibility to consult predefined series of 10-20 indicators by theme
  • Possibility to compare countries

For more information, a link to the available TGM for each indicator is provided.

Download the Country Profiles for iPhone, iPad and Android!

Statistical Atlas

Statistical Atlas is an interactive map viewer for statistical and topographical maps. You can combine geographical information from various "base maps", such as the borders of the NUTS regions or the Urban Audit cities, with information from statistical maps.

Various functionalities are offered to view the details of the map display:

  • Zooming in and out on Europe and outermost regions
  • Changing the transparency settings of the map layers
  • Retrieving the code, geographical label and statistical value of a specific NUTS region or Urban Audit city.

The Statistical atlas contains all the maps from the Eurostat regional yearbook 2014 sorted by publication themes and chapters.

Mobile apps Mobile apps

My region

The "My region" app gives mobile access to a selection of annual regional indicators. Available for iPhone, iPad and Android.

Scan QR code: Android QR code My region Android   Scan QR code: iPhoneQR code My region iOS


EU Economy

EU economy iconWould you like an instant overview of the European Economy available at any time right in your hand? Available for iPhone, iPad and Android.


Scan QR code: Android      Scan QR code: iPhone

Country Profiles

Country Profiles iconThe Country Profiles app for your smartphone or tablet provides you with real-time updates of some 160 key statistical data from Eurostat. Available for iPhone, iPad and Android!


Scan QR code: Android     Scan QR code: iPhone/iPad

Eurostat Quiz

Eurostat quiz iconEurostat Quiz is a fun app to test your and your friends' knowledge about the EU and its Member States. IPhone, iPad and Android.

NEW: Online version.


Scan QR code: Android      Scan QR code: iPhone


Extraction tools Extraction tools

Tables, Graphs and Maps (TGM)

Improved, single style tool for downloads and prints of tables, graphs and maps. Choice of various download formats and functionalities available. It provides full size TGM window view depending on the screen resolution:

  • Table:
    Display (or not) of footnotes/flags, labels and codes.
    Presentation of predefined tables with data for three dimensions.
  • Graph:
    Possibility to modify the type and the scale of the graphs.
    Improved display of pie charts.
  • Map:
    Improved map navigation.
    Map co-ordinates that can be included in the bookmark.
    Detailed display of regional statistics.


Data Explorer

Is a common tool to extract data. It provides a single interface, easy to use for all the Eurostat databases, for all types of users. Data is accessible via the navigation tree and displays a table by default. The navigation tree included in the application (with a search function) enables:

  • To customize the navigation tree
  • To display the new added datasets, last updates and last visited datasets

Table by default can be customized in an interactive and dynamic way:

  • Selection (or un-selection) of elements that you want to see (or not) in the table. For each change, possibility to display the modified table is available on the right of the screen;
  • Possibility to hide or display selected rows and columns;
  • Possibility to interchange rows between themselves (or columns);
  • Possibility to interchange rows with columns.

The data explorer offers advanced functions for professional users and various download formats for tables: xls, txt, html, spss, pc axis...


Extraction tools for automatic download

  •  Bulk download is a tool available for downloading the complete table in TSV format (applicable after Registration) – see the manual for more information.
  •  SDMX Web Services - a programmatic access to Eurostat data, with the possibility to get a complete list of publicly available datasets, detail the complete structure definition of a given dataset and download a subset of a given dataset or a full dataset.
  •  JSON and UNICODE Web Services - a programmatic access to Eurostat data, with the possibility to download a subset of a given dataset.


Other data extraction tools

For the time being other data extraction tools are available online:

  • Traditional international trade database (Comext) – a tailor-made application for external trade and product statistics.