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Urban Audit

Cities are seen as both the source of and solution to today's economic, environmental and social challenges. Europe's urban areas are home to over two-thirds of the EU's population, they account for about 80 % of energy use and generate up to 85 % of Europe's GDP. These urban areas are the engines of the European economy and act as catalysts for creativity and innovation throughout the Union. But they are also places where persistent problems, such as unemployment, segregation and poverty, are at their most severe. Urban policies therefore have wider cross-border significance, which is why urban development is central to the EU's Regional Policy.

Perception survey on quality of life in 79 European Cities

A survey was conducted in June 2015 to measure the local perceptions of quality of life in 79 cities. It includes cities in the Member States of the European Union and cities in Iceland, Norway, Switzerland and Turkey.

A number of issues such as employment, environment, housing, transport, culture, city services and immigration are addressed by this survey.

Indicators for European cities

Eurostat has three collections which provide a selection of key indicators for European cities.

2016 - Survey
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(11,8 MB - PDF)
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2016 - Eurobarometer Flash/National Reports
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(17,5 MB - PDF)
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2013 - Survey
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(7,58 MB - PDF)
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2010 - Survey
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(1,27 MB - PDF)
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2010 - Annex
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(1,18 MB - XLS)
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2007 - Survey
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(284 KB - PDF)
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2007 - Annex
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(365 KB - XLS)
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Indicators for European cities

Eurostat has three collections which provide a selection of key indicators for European cities.