Overview - Population and demography
Population & demography - Overview
What information can I find here?
This section offers you a gateway to Eurostat’s wide range of information on population & demography. It is divided into the following three main topics, each of which provides access to datasets, detailed information and relevant publications:
- Population and housing censuses
Detailed data on the population covering demographic, social and economic characteristics of persons, families and households, as well as on housing at a national, regional and local level; carried out every 10 years with the 2021 Census round on-going.
- Demography, population stock & balance
Data on the population and its demographic characteristics at national and regional levels available by various breakdowns, covering population stock and vital events such as births & deaths and marriages & divorces and demographic indicators on population change, structure and density, fertility & mortality, marriages & divorces.
- Population projections
Data showing the hypothetical developments of the population size and structure based on a set of assumptions for fertility, mortality & net migration; available for a long time period covering more than 50 years into the future.
For more detailed information, please click on a topic to access its dedicated section.
Enjoy our new publication with short texts and interactive visualisations on many interesting aspects of demographic statistics.
You are not a ‘data-type’ person, but want to know more about these statistics? Then our articles in ‘Statistics Explained’ are for you!
Read our news items on demography & population and explore our infographics to know the latest developments.
Visualise data for your region or city by using maps, graphs and bar charts with our tool 'Regions and cities illustrated'.
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This report presents the drivers of demographic change and the impact they are having across the European Union.
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See the dates for the upcoming releases on population & social conditions.