21/11/2017SMEs in the European Union generate half of the intra-EU trade in goods
Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs – up to 249 persons employed) are considered as a driver of the economy of the European Union (EU), creating jobs and contributing to economic growth. more
20/11/2017How has the EU progressed towards the Sustainable Development Goals?
Sustainable development aims to achieve a continuous improvement in citizens’ quality of life and well-being. This involves the pursuit of economic progress, while safeguarding the natural environment and promoting social justice. For these reasons, sustainable development is a fundamental and... more
17/11/2017Production in construction up by 0.1% in euro area
In September 2017 compared with August 2017, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector increased by 0.1% in the euro area (EA19), while it decreased by 0.4% in the EU28, according to first estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In August 2017,... more
16/11/2017New high in first residence permits issued in the EU Member States in 2016
In 2016, about 3.4 million first residence permits were issued in the European Union (EU) to non-EU citizens, a record number since comparable data are available (2008) and up by 28% (or nearly 735 000 residence permits) compared with 2015. This increase was mainly due to the larger number of... more
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The life of women and men in Europe
Explore our new digital publication "The life of women and men in Europe – a statistical portrait" which compares women and men in their daily lives through short texts, interactive visualisation tools and infographics; it is available in most of official EU languages.
Risk of poverty in the EU
Check out our data visualisation to identify the percentage of the population that is at risk of poverty in the EU and EFTA countries in 2016. Data is also available separately for women, children, employed persons, etc.
Air transport in the EU
Do you know which airports in your country handle the most passengers and what the most popular destinations are? Find the answers with our interactive tool on air passenger transport in the European Union and EFTA countries in 2015.
Digital economy & society in the EU
Explore our new digital publication on the "Digital economy & society in the EU - A browse through our online world in figures" which presents easily understandable statistics on several ICT-related topics through texts, graphs, dynamic data visualisations and an animation.