Europe Day celebrates peace and unity in Europe. The date marks the anniversary of the historic 'Schuman declaration'. At a speech in Paris in 1950, the French foreign minister, Robert Schuman, set out his idea for a new form of political cooperation in Europe, which would make war between Europe's nations unthinkable. Click here for more information on Europe Day.
On this occasion, Eurostat publishes an infographic about the European Union (EU28) and its inhabitants imagining what the EU28 would be like if it had just 100 inhabitants, instead of 506.8 million.
If the EU28 had 100 inhabitants...
Data in the infographic has been rounded and calculated on the basis of Eurostat data.
Click on "More" in order to open the box with the list of indicators.
The links below will open the source dataset from Eurostat used for the different indicators. The links will always show the most recent data. Thus, they might differ from the data displayed in the infographic.
- Population by sex
- Median age of population
- Population by age group
- Country of residence
- Life expectancy at birth by sex
- Population by citizenship
- Population by education level
- Population by labour status
- Employment by economic sector
- Working time: average duration of working life & usual weekly hours worked
- Household composition
- At risk of poverty
- Life satisfaction