This series of maps shows how European regions compare in a wide range of areas: the economy, social development, the environment, transport, health, education, research and development.
These maps are included in the Commission's Fifth Report for Economic, Social and Territorial Cohesion
EU regional funding 2014-2020
Structural Funds 2014-2020 (ERDF and ESF) eligibility
EU regional funding 2007-2013
Regions eligible under the convergence and regional competitiveness objectives
Crossborder Cooperation - (1,5 MB)
Transnational Cooperation areas - (2 MB)
|Northern Periphery||South West Europe||Baltic Sea|
|Mediterranean||North West Europe||South East Europe|
|North Sea||Caribbean Area||Atlantic Coast|
|Açores-Madeira-Canarias||Alpine Space||Indian Ocean Area|
EU regional funding: history
Watch this short clip to see how the regions eligible for EU regional funding have evolved over the period 1989-2013.