Who we are

Who we are

Our mandate

Eurostat is the statistical office of the European Union.

Our mission

Our mission is to provide high quality statistics and data on Europe.

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Our values

  • Show respect for our staff, partners and users
  • Strive for excellence in everything we do
  • Drive innovation in official statistics
  • Promote service orientation
  • Uphold professional independence

ESS partnership

Eurostat produces European statistics in partnership with National Statistical Institutes and other national authorities in the EU Member States. This partnership is known as the European Statistical System (ESS). It also includes the statistical authorities of the European Economic Area (EEA) countries and Switzerland.

Eurostat in the European Commission

Eurostat coordinates statistical activities at Union level and more particularly inside the Commission.