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Half of EU trade in goods is carried by sea

Ke, 28/09/2016 - 12:00
Maritime transport plays an essential role in the international trade in goods of the European Union (EU). In 2015, the value of EU trade in goods with third countries (non-EU countries) carried by sea was estimated at close to €1,777 bn, accounting for about 51% of EU trade in goods. In detail, 53% of EU imports entered the EU by sea, while shipping represented 48% of EU exports to third countries.
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1 in 5 tourism nights of EU residents spent by tourists aged 65 or over

Ma, 26/09/2016 - 12:00
With over 1.2 billion nights spent during their trips all over the world in 2014, tourists aged 65 or over (hereafter "older tourists") living in the European Union (EU) accounted for 20% of the tourism activity (in terms of number of nights spent by EU residents).
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More than 80% of primary school pupils in the EU were studying a foreign language in 2014

Pe, 23/09/2016 - 12:00
In 2014, more than 18 million primary school pupils (or 84% of all the pupils at this level) in the European Union (EU) were studying at least one foreign language, including nearly 1 million (around 5%) studying two foreign languages or more. At primary level, English was by far the most popular language, studied by over 17 million pupils.
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Number of first time asylum seekers slightly up to almost 306 000 in the second quarter of 2016

To, 22/09/2016 - 12:00
During the second quarter of 2016 (from April to June 2016), 305 700 first time asylum seekers applied for international protection in the Member States of the European Union (EU), up by 6% compared with the first quarter of 2016 (when 287 100 first time applicants were registered).
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A digital publication to shed light on energy in the European Union

Ti, 20/09/2016 - 12:00
Lighting, heating, moving, producing: energy is essential for our day-to-day life. Turning on our computers or starting our cars are actions that we take for granted, yet they represent the final stage of a complex process, from extraction to final consumption. For example crude oil is transformed into motor gasoline, while fossil, nuclear and renewable energy are transformed into electricity.
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EU28 current account surplus €8.4 bn

Ma, 19/09/2016 - 12:00
The EU28 seasonally adjusted current account of the balance of payments recorded a surplus of €8.4 bn in July 2016, compared with surpluses of €15.2 bn in June 2016 and €10.3 bn in July 2015, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
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Production in construction up by 1.8% in euro area

Ma, 19/09/2016 - 12:00
In July 2016 compared with June 2016, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector increased by 1.8% in the euro area (EA19) and by 1.1% in the EU28, according to first estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In June 2016, production in construction rose by 0.3% in the euro area and was stable in the EU28.
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Euro area job vacancy rate stable at 1.7%

Pe, 16/09/2016 - 12:00
The job vacancy rate in the euro area (EA19) was 1.7% in the second quarter of 2016, stable compared with the previous quarter, but up from 1.5% in the second quarter of 2015, according to figures published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. The job vacancy rate in the EU28 was 1.8% in the second quarter of 2016, stable compared with the previous quarter, but up from 1.7% in the second quarter of 2015.
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Annual growth in labour costs down to 1.0% in euro area

Pe, 16/09/2016 - 12:00
Hourly labour costs rose by 1.0% in the euro area (EA19) and by 1.4% the EU28 in the second quarter of 2016, compared with the same quarter of the previous year. In the first quarter of 2016, hourly labour costs increased by 1.6% in both zones. These figures are published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
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Euro area international trade in goods surplus €25.3 bn

To, 15/09/2016 - 12:00
The first estimate for euro area (EA19) exports of goods to the rest of the world in July 2016 was €167.2 billion, a decrease of 10% compared with July 2015 (€185.4 bn). Imports from the rest of the world stood at €142.0 bn, a fall of 8% compared with July 2015 (€154.4 bn).
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Annual inflation stable at 0.2% in the euro area

To, 15/09/2016 - 12:00
Euro area annual inflation was 0.2% in August 2016, stable compared with July. In August 2015 the rate was 0.1%. European Union annual inflation was 0.3% in August 2016, up from 0.2% in July. A year earlier the rate was 0.0%. These figures come from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
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Industrial production down by 1.1% in euro area

Ke, 14/09/2016 - 12:00
In July 2016 compared with June 2016, seasonally adjusted industrial production fell by 1.1% in the euro area (EA19) and by 1.0% in the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In June 2016 industrial production rose by 0.8% in the euro area and by 0.7% in the EU28.
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Regional yearbook 2016: my region in figures

Ke, 14/09/2016 - 12:00
Is life expectancy in my region higher than in other regions in the European Union (EU)? Is my region richer than others? Does it have fewer road accidents? Does it have many households with broadband internet connection?
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Employment up by 0.4% in euro area and by 0.3% in EU28

Ti, 13/09/2016 - 12:00
The number of persons employed increased by 0.4% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.3% in the EU28 in the second quarter of 2016 compared with the previous quarter, according to national accounts estimates published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In the first quarter of 2016, employment increased by 0.4% in both zones. These figures are seasonally adjusted.
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How satisfied are inhabitants of EU capital cities with cultural facilities?

To, 08/09/2016 - 12:00
“Generally speaking, please tell me if you are very satisfied, rather satisfied, rather unsatisfied or not at all satisfied with cultural facilities such as concert halls, theatres, museums and libraries in your city?" inhabitants of 83 European cities were asked in 2015. Results show significant disparities between capital cities in the European Union (EU), with levels of satisfaction ranging from 34% to 97%.
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A statistical portrait of cities, towns and suburbs across the European Union

Ke, 07/09/2016 - 12:00
Home to almost three quarters of the population of the European Union (EU), urban areas play an important role in our lives. Cities can be viewed as both the source of and solution to many of today’s economic, social and environmental challenges.
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GDP up by 0.3% in the euro area and by 0.4% in the EU28

Ti, 06/09/2016 - 12:00
Seasonally adjusted GDP rose by 0.3% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.4% in the EU28 during the second quarter of 2016, compared with the previous quarter, according to an estimate published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In the first quarter of 2016, GDP grew by 0.5% in both zones.
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Volume of retail trade up by 1.1% in euro area

Ma, 05/09/2016 - 12:00
In July 2016 compared with June 2016, the seasonally adjusted volume of retail trade rose by 1.1% in the euro area (EA19) and by 1.0% in the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In June the retail trade volume decreased by 0.1% in the euro area and by 0.2% in the EU28.
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Industrial producer prices up by 0.1% in both euro area and EU28

Pe, 02/09/2016 - 12:00
In July 2016, compared with June 2016, industrial producer prices rose by 0.1% in both the euro area (EA19) and the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In June 2016 prices increased by 0.8% in both zones.
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A statistical portrait of the European Union compared with the 15 non-EU G-20 countries

Pe, 02/09/2016 - 12:00
Population, living conditions, health, education & training, labour market, economy & finance, trade, industry & services, research & communication, transport, agriculture, environment and energy: the 2016 edition of the Eurostat publication “The EU in the world” compares the European Union (EU) with the 15 non-EU G-20 countries across thirteen statistical fields using a range of European and international statistics.
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