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Online event - European Statistics Day

Online event to celebrate the European Statistics day

The live-stream took place on Wednesday 20 October 2021 from 14:00 to 15:30 CET


On 20 October, Eurostat organised an open day in the form of a webinar to celebrate the European Statistics Day.

After an overview of the official statistics published by Eurostat, you will find out more about recent initiatives:

  • the European Statistical Recovery dashboard, which tracks the economic and social recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic;
  • innovation in official statistics and
  • the new data collection from collaborative economy platforms.


Video recording of the event:


The agenda of the event was as follows:


Welcome and Eurostat’s video: your key to European statistics


General presentation on Eurostat - Tim Allen, Deputy Head of Unit, Dissemination and user relations


Innovation in official statistics - Emanuele Baldacci, Director, Resources


The European Statistical Recovery Dashboard - John Verrinder, Deputy Director, Macro-economic statistics


Short-stay accommodation booked via collaborative economy platforms - Christophe Demunter, Team Leader, Tourism statistics, and Simon Bley, Statistical Officer


Question and answer session


Closing of the event