Employment rate

(% of population aged 20-64)

EU target: 75% - National target: >80%

Gross domestic expenditure on research and development

(% of GDP)

EU target: 3% - National target: 4%

Greenhouse gas emissions

(base year 1990)

EU target: 20% less compared to 1990 levels
National target: 17% less comparered to 2005 levels

Share of renewable energy

(% of gross final energy consumption)

EU target: 20 % from renewable sources
National target: 49%  from renewable sources

Energy efficiency

(Thousands tonnes of oil equivalent - Mtoe)

EU target: 1483 Mtoe
National target: 43.4 Mtoe

Early leavers from education and training

(% of population aged 18–24)

EU target: <10% drop-out rate - National target: <7% drop-out rate

Tertiary education attainment

(% of population aged 30-34)

EU target: >40% having completed tertiary education
National target: 45-50% having completed tertiary education

Poverty and social exclusion

(% of total population)

EU target: 20 million less people at risk of poverty or exclusion
National target: reduce to well below 14 the percentage of women and men (20-64) who are not in the labour force