This article analyses the impact of ESA 2010 revisions focusing on nominal GDP at the European level. Observing the main aggregates of the three approaches used in estimating GDP at market prices, it includes an analysis of the industries which have generated significant revisions to gross value added (GVA)
, and continues with a similar analysis of the categories of final expenditure and of the components of income. More ...
This article presents statistics on vehicles for transport of freight
in the European Union (EU)
: lorries, road tractors, semi-trailers and trailers. It describes the development in the number of such vehicles and describes the trends in the registration of new vehicles. It also analyses the load capacity
of these vehicles, which is essential for the capacity of the transport sector in the EU to move freight. More ...
This article is part of a set of statistical articles
that together form Eurostat’s
statistical book on Agriculture, forestry and fishery statistics
. It presents data on family farming which is based on the most recent farm structure survey
(FSS) conducted across the European Union (EU)
as an agricultural census
The United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organisation
(FAO) declared 2014 to be the International year of family farming. The FAO defines a family farm as “… an agricultural holding which is managed and operated by a household and where farm labour is largely supplied by that household”. More ...
The data in this article show the most recent annual rates of change for the euro area
and its main components issued by Eurostat
. The figures presented are actual HICP figures. More ...
This article illustrates how minimum wage
levels vary considerably across the European Union (EU)
Member States; it also provides a comparison with the situation in the candidate countries
and the United States.
Minimum wage statistics, as published by Eurostat
, refer to national minimum wages. More ...
This article analyses data on high-technology or 'high-tech'
sectors in the European Union (EU)
and in some EFTA
and candidate countries
. In the global race for competitiveness
, it is essential to create, exploit and commercialise new technologies. High-tech sectors and enterprises
are key drivers of economic growth, productivity
, and generally provide high value added
and well-paid employment
. More ...
This article presents the latest statistical data on freight handling and passenger traffic in ports
in the European Union (EU)
, Iceland, Norway, Montenegro and Turkey. It also covers maritime transport flows with the main partner geographical areas, as well as individual results for major European ports.
This article contains data for 2013. The next update (with figures for 2014) is provisionally scheduled for February 2016. Please note that the 2012 and 2013 figures for France are provisional estimates which are likely to be revised. More ...
This article analyses the emissions to air of five acidifying gases
and ozone precursor substances in the European Union (EU)
in a breakdown by industries and households that are responsible for their generation. The data source is the European environmental accounts. The article also briefly explains the differences between air emissions accounts reported under the Regulation (EU) Nr 691/2011
on European environmental economic accounts, More ...