The current NUTS 2016 classification is valid from 1 January 2018 and lists 104 regions at NUTS 1, 281 regions at NUTS 2 and 1348 regions at NUTS 3 level.

The NUTS classification (Nomenclature of territorial units for statistics) is a hierarchical system for dividing up the economic territory of the EU for the purpose of :




This video dives into the world of geographical categorisations and classifications. Meet Oliver Müller, who will explain the principles behind NUTS, the Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics, which is the basic classification for regional data in the EU. He will also introduce the concept of territorial typologies used for classifying territories at either regional or local level.