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  • News articles Science and technology
  • PUBLISHED: 29/11/2022
In 2021, the EU spent €328 billion on research & development (R&D), up 6% compared with the previous year (€310 billion). Compared with 2011, there was a 43.9% increase. These rates of change are in current prices, meaning they reflect both price changes and real changes in the level of expenditure....
  • News articles General and regional statistics
  • PUBLISHED: 29/11/2022
Did you know that in 2021, women accounted for slightly over a third (35%) of managers in the EU? Or that on average, in the same year, women left their parental home almost two years earlier than men (at 25.5 for women and 27.4 for men)?  If you are curious about the differences in the lives of wo...
  • News articles International trade
  • PUBLISHED: 28/11/2022
Between 2011 and 2021, imports of goods from the Indo-Pacific region to the EU have grown considerably, more than exports, which also displayed a steady growth. Imports have increased from €515 billion in 2011 to €844 billion in 2021 (+64%), while exports grew from €407 billion to €583 billion in th...
  • News articles Population and social conditions
  • PUBLISHED: 28/11/2022
In the second quarter of 2022, most people in the EU Member States participating in the quarterly data collection on living conditions reported increasing difficulties in making ends meet, compared with previous quarters, reflecting the increase in prices since the beginning of 2022. This informatio...
  • News articles Environment and energy
  • PUBLISHED: 28/11/2022
In 2021, the EU spent €13.8 billion on imports of green energy products (including wind turbines, solar panels and liquid biofuels) from countries outside the EU. Meanwhile, the EU exported green energy products worth less than half this amount (€5.7 billion) to countries outside the EU.   Sourc...
  • News articles Population and social conditions
  • PUBLISHED: 25/11/2022
In August 2022, 77 595 first-time asylum applicants (non-EU citizens) applied for international protection in the EU Member States, 11 050 more people than in the previous month, an increase of 17%. Compared with August 2021 (50 390), there was a 54% increase in the total number of requests.  In Au...
  • News articles Economy and finance Industry, trade and services International trade
  • PUBLISHED: 25/11/2022
In the last two decades, many European enterprises have sourced jobs previously performed domestically within the enterprise to other enterprises abroad (international sourcing) or domestically (domestic sourcing). Enterprises may engage in international sourcing for various reasons, such as cost re...
  • News articles General and regional statistics
  • PUBLISHED: 25/11/2022
Eurostat is pleased to announce that another peer review report within the third round of European Statistical System (ESS) peer reviews — the peer review report on the Netherlands — is now publicly available on Eurostat’s dedicated web page and on the web page of Statistics Netherlands.  The repor...
  • News articles Population and social conditions
  • PUBLISHED: 24/11/2022
In 2021, the labour market slack in the EU, which comprises all people who have an unmet need for employment, amounted to 14.0% of the extended labour force among people aged 15–74 years. Less than half of this figure (6.7%) corresponded to unemployed people, while slightly more than half was compos...
  • News articles Population and social conditions
  • PUBLISHED: 24/11/2022
In 2021 in the EU, 80% of the persons residing in private households aged 15-74 years were native-born with two native-born parents; 13% were foreign-born; 4% were native-born with one foreign-born parent; and 3% were native-born with two foreign-born parents.  This information comes from a series ...
  • News articles General and regional statistics
  • PUBLISHED: 23/11/2022
Why are regional statistics so important? How is money funnelled to support different regions? Which regions in Europe offer the best quality of life? To answer these questions and more, the eighth episode of the Eurostat podcast series Stats in a Wrap covers hot topics in regional statistics while ...