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Eurostat regional yearbook 2016

Eurostat regional yearbook 2016

Statistical information is an important tool for understanding and quantifying the impact of political decisions in a specific territory or region. The Eurostat Regional yearbook 2016 gives a detailed picture relating to a broad range of statistical topics across the regions of the EU Member States, as well as the regions of the EFTA and candidate countries.

Each chapter presents statistical information in maps, figures and tables, accompanied by a description of the policy context, main findings and data sources. These regional indicators are presented for the following 12 subjects: regional policies and Europe 2020, population, health, education and training, the labour market, the economy, structural business statistics, research and innovation, the information society, tourism, transport, and agriculture. In addition, two special focus chapters are included in this edition: a focus on commuting patterns between regions and a focus on regional population projections.

Urban Europe — Statistics on cities, towns and suburbs

Urban Europe — Statistics on cities, towns and suburbs

Statistical information is an important tool for analysing changing patterns of urban development and the impact that policy decisions have on life in our cities, towns and suburbs. Urban Europe — statistics on cities, towns and suburbs provides detailed information for a number of territorial typologies that can be used to paint a picture of urban developments and urban life in the EU Member States, as well as EFTA and candidate countries. Each chapter presents statistical information in the form of maps, tables and figures, accompanied by a description of the policy context and a set of main findings. The publication is broken down into two parts: the first treats topics under the heading of city and urban developments, while the second focuses on the people in cities and the lives they lead. Overall there are 12 main chapters, covering: the urban paradox, patterns of urban and city developments, the dominance of capital cities, smart cities, green cities, tourism and culture in cities, living in cities, working in cities, housing in cities, foreign-born persons in cities, poverty and social exclusion in cities, as well as satisfaction and quality of life in cities.

Eurostat regional yearbook 2015

Eurostat regional yearbook 2015

Statistical information is an important tool for understanding and quantifying the impact of political decisions in a specific territory or region. The Eurostat Regional Yearbook 2015 gives a detailed picture relating to a broad range of statistical topics across the regions of the Member States of the European Union (EU), as well as the regions of EFTA and candidate countries. Each chapter presents statistical information in maps, figures and tables, accompanied by a description of the policy context, main findings and data sources. These regional indicators are presented for the following 12 subjects: Regional policies and Europe 2020, population, health, education, the labour market, the economy, structural business statistics, research and innovation, the information society, tourism, transport, and agriculture. In addition, three special focus chapters are included in this edition: these look at gender issues, the quality of life, and information relating to life in European cities.

The Statistical Atlas is an interactive map viewer, which contains statistical maps from the Eurostat regional yearbook and provides the possibility to download these maps as high-resolution PDFs.

The most recent version of the Eurostat regional yearbook is available in Statistics Explained, which, in addition to the Excel files, also contains translations of all of the articles in German and French as well as three articles in the 18 official Community languages.

European statistics on regions and cities

European statistics on regions and cities

This compact guide provides an overview of sub-national European statistics and metadata available in the Eurostat public websites and databases. It provides users with the most essential information and links to locate European statistics for regions, cities, metropoles and coastal areas.