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House prices up by 4.1% in the euro area

Thursday, 18.1.2018 - 12:00
House prices, as measured by the House Price Index, rose by 4.1% in the euro area and by 4.6% in the EU in the third quarter of 2017 compared with the same quarter of the previous year. These figures come from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

Production in construction up by 0.5% in euro area

Wednesday, 17.1.2018 - 12:00
In November 2017 compared with October 2017, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector increased by 0.5% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.6% in the EU28, according to first estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In October 2017, production in construction fell by 0.3% in the euro area and by 0.5% in the EU28.

Annual inflation down to 1.4% in the euro area

Wednesday, 17.1.2018 - 12:00
Euro area annual inflation was 1.4% in December 2017, down from 1.5% in November. In December 2016, the rate was 1.1%. European Union annual inflation was 1.7% in December 2017, down from 1.8% in November. A year earlier the rate was 1.2%. These figures come from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

How is the EU progressing towards the circular economy?

Tuesday, 16.1.2018 - 16:30
A circular economy aims to maintain the value of products, materials and resources for as long as possible and minimise the generation of waste. The European Commission publishes today a Communication on the monitoring framework for the circular economy and an accompanying Staff working document. In order to underpin this initiative, Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, is launching a new website section dedicated to circular economy reporting all the indicators of the monitoring framework, updated with latest data, as well as supporting visualisation tools.

Euro area international trade in goods surplus €26.3 bn

Monday, 15.1.2018 - 12:00
The first estimate for euro area (EA19) exports of goods to the rest of the world in November 2017 was €197.5 billion, an increase of 7.7% compared with November 2016 (€183.5 bn). Imports from the rest of the world stood at €171.2 bn, a rise of 7.3% compared with November 2016 (€159.6 bn).

Household saving rate stable at 12.0% in the euro area

Friday, 12.1.2018 - 12:00
The household saving rate in the euro area was 12.0% in the third quarter of 2017, stable compared with the second quarter of 2017. The household investment rate in the euro area was 8.8% in the third quarter of 2017, compared with 8.7% in the previous quarter.

Business investment rate down to 22.4% in the euro area

Friday, 12.1.2018 - 12:00
In the third quarter of 2017, the business investment rate was 22.4% in the euro area, compared with 23.1% in the previous quarter. The business profit share in the euro area was 41.4% in the third quarter of 2017, compared with 41.0% in the second quarter of 2017.

EU28 current account surplus €69.4 bn

Thursday, 11.1.2018 - 12:00
The EU28 seasonally adjusted current account of the balance of payments recorded a surplus of €69.4 billion (1.8% of GDP) in the third quarter of 2017, up from a surplus of €47.5 billion (1.2% of GDP) in the second quarter of 2017 and from a surplus of €44.8 billion (1.2% of GDP) in the third quarter of 2016, according to estimates released by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

Industrial production up by 1.0% in euro area

Thursday, 11.1.2018 - 12:00
In November 2017 compared with October 2017, seasonally adjusted industrial production rose by 1.0% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.9% in the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In October 2017, industrial production rose by 0.4% in the euro area and by 0.5% in the EU28.

Euro area unemployment at 8.7%

Tuesday, 9.1.2018 - 12:00
The euro area (EA19) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 8.7% in November 2017, down from 8.8% in October 2017 and from 9.8% in November 2016. This is the lowest rate recorded in the euro area since January 2009. The EU28 unemployment rate was 7.3% in November 2017, down from 7.4% in October 2017 and from 8.3% in November 2016. This is the lowest rate recorded in the EU28 since October 2008. These figures are published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

Volume of retail trade up by 1.5% in both euro area and EU28

Monday, 8.1.2018 - 12:00
In November 2017 compared with October 2017, the seasonally adjusted volume of retail trade increased by 1.5% in both the euro area (EA19) and the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In October, the retail trade volume fell by 1.1% in the euro area and by 0.6% in the EU28.

Industrial producer prices up by 0.6% in both euro area and EU28

Friday, 5.1.2018 - 12:00
In November 2017, compared with October 2017, industrial producer prices rose by 0.6% in both the euro area (EA19) and the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In October 2017, prices increased by 0.4% in both zones.

Euro area annual inflation down to 1.4%

Friday, 5.1.2018 - 12:00
Euro area annual inflation is expected to be 1.4% in December 2017, down from 1.5% in November 2017, according to a flash estimate from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

The net investment position of the EU slightly up at over €1 300 billion

Thursday, 21.12.2017 - 12:00
Net foreign direct investment (FDI) stocks held in the rest of the world by investors resident in the European Union (EU) amounted to €7 600 bn at the end of 2016, up by 4.6% compared with the end of 2015. Meanwhile, investment stocks held by the rest of the world in the EU rose at almost the same pace to €6 270 bn at the end of 2016 (+4.5%). In other words, the EU slightly consolidated a net investment position of €1 330 bn vis-a-vis the rest of the world.

EU surplus further down in 2016 to slightly over €130 bn

Thursday, 21.12.2017 - 12:00
The European Union (EU) surplus in trade in services fell in 2016 for the third year in a row. It stood at €133.1 bn, compared with €142.4 bn in 2015 and a peak of €179.7 bn in 2013. This is the result of slightly decreasing EU exports of services to the rest of the world (-0.3%), while imports increased by 1.0% in the meantime.

Online peer-to-peer accommodation services used by 1 in 6 EU citizens

Wednesday, 20.12.2017 - 12:00
According to 2017 survey results, 17% of individuals in the EU arranged accommodation (room, apartment, house, holiday cottage, etc.) via websites or apps from another private individual for private purposes in the preceding 12 months. Most of them used dedicated websites or apps, but other websites or apps (including those of social networks) have also had a share in facilitating those activities. These peer-to-peer services are part of the so called 'collaborative' or 'sharing economy'.

Production in construction down by 0.4% in euro area

Tuesday, 19.12.2017 - 12:00
In October 2017 compared with September 2017, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector decreased by 0.4% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.7% in the EU28, according to first estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In September 2017, production in construction grew by 0.1% in the euro area, while it fell by 0.2% in the EU28.

Annual growth in labour costs at 1.6% in euro area

Tuesday, 19.12.2017 - 12:00
Hourly labour costs rose by 1.6% in the euro area (EA19) and by 2.1% in the EU28 in the third quarter of 2017, compared with the same quarter of the previous year. In the second quarter of 2017, hourly labour costs increased by 1.8% and 2.3% respectively. These figures are published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

Euro area job vacancy rate at 1.9%

Monday, 18.12.2017 - 12:00
The job vacancy rate in the euro area (EA19) was 1.9% in the third quarter of 2017, stable compared with the previous quarter and up from 1.6% in the third quarter of 2016, according to figures published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In the EU28, the job vacancy rate was 2.0% in the third quarter of 2017, stable compared with the previous quarter and up from 1.7% in the third quarter of 2016.

Annual inflation up to 1.5% in the euro area

Monday, 18.12.2017 - 12:00
Euro area annual inflation was 1.5% in November 2017, up from 1.4% in October. In November 2016, the rate was 0.6%. European Union annual inflation was 1.8% in November 2017, up from 1.7% in October. A year earlier the rate was 0.6%. These figures come from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

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