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EU Member States granted protection to more than 700 000 asylum seekers in 2016

Ke, 26/04/2017 - 12:00
The 28 Member States of the European Union (EU) granted protection status to 710 400 asylum seekers in 2016, more than double the number of 2015. In addition to these, the EU Member States received over 14 000 resettled refugees.
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Ever greater share of persons aged 30 to 34 with tertiary educational attainment in the EU

Ke, 26/04/2017 - 12:00
The share of persons aged 30 to 34 in the European Union (EU) who have completed tertiary education continued to steadily increase, from 23.6% in 2002 when the series started to 39.1% in 2016. This pattern was even more significant for women (from 24.5% in 2002 to 43.9% in 2016, meaning above the overall Europe 2020 target) than for men (from 22.6% to 34.4%, meaning still below the overall Europe 2020 target). The Europe 2020 strategy’s target is that at least 40% of 30-34-year-olds in the EU should have completed tertiary education by 2020.
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Employment rate of people aged 20 to 64 in the EU reached a new peak at 71.1% in 2016

Ti, 25/04/2017 - 12:00
In 2016, the employment rate of the population aged 20 to 64 in the European Union (EU) stood at 71.1%, up compared with both 2015 (70.1%) and its previous peak recorded in 2008 (70.3%). The Europe 2020 strategy target is to reach a total employment rate for people aged 20 to 64 of at least 75% in the EU by 2020. This objective has been translated into national targets in order to reflect the situation and possibilities of each Member State to contribute to the common goal.
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Seasonally adjusted government deficit down to 1.4% of GDP in both the euro area and the EU28

Ti, 25/04/2017 - 12:00
In the fourth quarter of 2016, the seasonally adjusted general government deficit to GDP ratio stood at 1.4% in the euro area (EA19), a decrease compared with 1.6% in the third quarter of 2016. In the EU28, the deficit to GDP ratio also stood at 1.4%, a decrease compared with 1.7% in the previous quarter.
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Euro area and EU28 government deficit at 1.5% and 1.7% of GDP respectively

Ma, 24/04/2017 - 12:00
In 2016, the government deficit and debt of both the euro area (EA19) and the EU28 decreased in relative terms compared with 2015. In the euro area the government deficit to GDP ratio fell from 2.1% in 2015 to 1.5% in 2016, and in the EU28 from 2.4% to 1.7%. In the euro area the government debt to GDP ratio declined from 90.3% at the end of 2015 to 89.2% at the end of 2016, and in the EU28 from 84.9% to 83.5%.
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EU Member States granted citizenship to fewer persons in 2015

Pe, 21/04/2017 - 12:00
In 2015, around 840 000 persons acquired citizenship of a Member State of the European Union (EU), down from 890 000 in 2014 and 980 000 in 2013. Since 2010, more than 5 million persons in total were granted a citizenship of an EU Member Sate. Of the total number of persons obtaining the citizenship of one of the EU Member States in 2015, 87% were non-EU citizens.
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Production in construction up by 6.9% in euro area

To, 20/04/2017 - 12:00
In February 2017 compared with January 2017, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector increased by 6.9% in the euro area (EA19) and by 4.4% in the EU28, according to first estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In January 2017, production in construction fell by 2.4% in the euro area and by 1.5% in the EU28.
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Euro area international trade in goods surplus €17.8 bn

Ke, 19/04/2017 - 12:00
The first estimate for euro area (EA19) exports of goods to the rest of the world in February 2017 was €170.3 billion, an increase of 4% compared with February 2016 (€163.2 bn). Imports from the rest of the world stood at €152.6 bn, a rise of 5% compared with February 2016 (€144.9 bn). As a result, the euro area recorded a €17.8 bn surplus in trade in goods with the rest of the world in February 2017, compared with +€18.2 bn in February 2016. Intra-euro area trade rose to €149.1 bn in February 2017, up by 5% compared with February 2016.
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Annual inflation down to 1.5% in the euro area

Ke, 19/04/2017 - 12:00
Euro area annual inflation was 1.5% in March 2017, down from 2.0% in February. In March 2016 the rate was 0.0%. European Union annual inflation was 1.6% in March 2017, down from 2.0% in February. A year earlier the rate was 0.0%. These figures come from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
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Household saving rate down to 12.0% in the euro area

Ke, 12/04/2017 - 12:00
The household saving rate in the euro area was 12.0% in the fourth quarter of 2016, compared with 12.3% in the third quarter of 2016. The household investment rate in the euro area was 8.5% in the fourth quarter of 2016, compared with 8.6% in the previous quarter.
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Business investment rate up to 23.5% in the euro area

Ke, 12/04/2017 - 12:00
In the fourth quarter of 2016, the business investment rate was 23.5% in the euro area, compared with 22.0% in the previous quarter. The business profit share in the euro area was 41.0% in the fourth quarter of 2016, compared with 40.7% in the third quarter of 2016.
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Industrial production down by 0.3% in euro area

Ti, 11/04/2017 - 12:00
In February 2017 compared with January 2017, seasonally adjusted industrial production fell by 0.3% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.2% in the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In January 2017 industrial production rose by 0.3% in both zones.
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House prices up by 4.1% in the euro area

Pe, 07/04/2017 - 12:00
House prices, as measured by the House Price Index, rose by 4.1% in the euro area and by 4.7% in the EU in the fourth quarter of 2016 compared with the same quarter of the previous year. These figures come from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
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Hourly labour costs ranged from €4.4 to €42.0 across the EU Member States in 2016

To, 06/04/2017 - 12:00
In 2016, average hourly labour costs in the whole economy (excluding agriculture and public administration) were estimated to be €25.4 in the European Union (EU) and €29.8 in the euro area. However, this average masks significant gaps between EU Member States, with the lowest hourly labour costs recorded in Bulgaria (€4.4), Romania (€5.5), Lithuania (€7.3), Latvia (€7.5), Hungary (€8.3) and Poland (€8.6), and the highest in Denmark (€42.0), Belgium (€39.2), Sweden (€38.0), Luxembourg (€36.6) and France (€35.6).
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Volume of retail trade up by 0.7% in both euro area and EU28

Ti, 04/04/2017 - 12:00
In February 2017 compared with January 2017, the seasonally adjusted volume of retail trade rose by 0.7% in both the euro area (EA19) and the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In January the retail trade volume increased by 0.1% in the euro area and by 0.2% in the EU28.
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Over 3 million hectares of vineyards in the EU

Ti, 04/04/2017 - 12:00
In the European Union (EU) in 2015, there were 2.4 million holdings cultivating 3.2 million hectares (ha) of vineyards. The average area per holding was 1.3 ha, however with significant differences between Member States.
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Industrial producer prices stable in euro area

Ma, 03/04/2017 - 12:00
In February 2017, compared with January 2017, industrial producer prices remained stable in the euro area (EA19), while they rose by 0.1% in the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In January 2017 prices increased by 1.1% in both zones.
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Euro area unemployment at 9.5%

Ma, 03/04/2017 - 12:00
The euro area (EA19) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 9.5% in February 2017, down from 9.6% in January 2017 and from 10.3% in February 2016. This remains the lowest rate recorded in the euro area since May 2009.
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Euro area annual inflation down to 1.5%

Pe, 31/03/2017 - 12:00
Euro area annual inflation is expected to be 1.5% in March 2017, down from 2.0% in February 2017, according to a flash estimate from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
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2015 GDP per capita in 276 EU regions

To, 30/03/2017 - 12:00
In 2015, regional GDP per capita, expressed in terms of purchasing power standards, ranged from slightly less than 30% of the European Union (EU) average in the Bulgarian region of Severozapaden, to 580% of the average in Inner London - West in the United Kingdom.
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