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Production in construction up by 0.3% in euro area

Wednesday, 19.9.2018 - 12:00
In July 2018 compared with June 2018, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector increased by 0.3% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.4% in the EU28, according to first estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In June 2018, production in construction grew by 0.7% in the euro area and by 1.0% in the EU28.

How has the EU progressed towards the Sustainable Development Goals?

Tuesday, 18.9.2018 - 12:00
Sustainable development aims to achieve a continuous improvement in citizens’ quality of life and well-being. This involves the pursuit of economic progress, while safeguarding the natural environment and promoting social justice. For these reasons, sustainable development is a fundamental and overarching objective of the European Union and the progress towards the goals agreed at UN level in this area is regularly monitored and reported.

Annual inflation down to 2.0% in the euro area

Monday, 17.9.2018 - 12:00
The euro area annual inflation rate was 2.0% in August 2018, down from 2.1% in July 2018. A year earlier, the rate was 1.5%. European Union annual inflation was 2.1% in August 2018, down from 2.2% in July. A year earlier, the rate was 1.7%. These figures are published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

Euro area job vacancy rate at 2.1%

Monday, 17.9.2018 - 12:00
The job vacancy rate in the euro area (EA19) was 2.1% in the second quarter of 2018, stable compared with the previous quarter and up from 1.9% in the second quarter of 2017, according to figures published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In the EU28, the job vacancy rate was 2.2% in the second quarter of 2018, stable compared with the previous quarter and up from 2.0% in the second quarter of 2017.

Euro area international trade in goods surplus €17.6 bn

Friday, 14.9.2018 - 12:00
The first estimate for euro area (EA19) exports of goods to the rest of the world in July 2018 was €194.6 billion, an increase of 9.4% compared with July 2017 (€177.8 bn). Imports from the rest of the world stood at €177.1 bn, a rise of 13.4% compared with July 2017 (€156.2 bn). As a result, the euro area recorded a €17.6 bn surplus in trade in goods with the rest of the world in July 2018, compared with +€21.6 bn in July 2017. Intra-euro area trade rose to €162.3 bn in July 2018, up by 9.3% compared with July 2017.

Annual growth in labour costs at 2.2% in euro area

Friday, 14.9.2018 - 12:00
Hourly labour costs rose by 2.2% in the euro area (EA19) and by 2.6% in the EU28 in the second quarter of 2018, compared with the same quarter of the previous year. In the first quarter of 2018, hourly labour costs increased by 2.1% and 2.8% respectively. These figures are published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

Take a look at how your region compares to others

Thursday, 13.9.2018 - 12:00
Is life expectancy in your region higher than in other regions of the European Union (EU)? What is the quality of life in your region? How much entrepreneurial activity takes place is your region? How much money is invested in research and innovation? Is your region richer than others? Which region has the highest internet use and do those internet users participate in social networks?

Industrial production down by 0.8% in euro area

Wednesday, 12.9.2018 - 12:00
In July 2018 compared with June 2018, seasonally adjusted industrial production fell by 0.8% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.7% in the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In June 2018, industrial production fell by 0.8% in the euro area and by 0.5% in the EU28.

Employment up by 0.4% in both the euro area and the EU28

Tuesday, 11.9.2018 - 12:00
The number of persons employed increased by 0.4% in both the euro area (EA19) and the EU28 in the second quarter of 2018 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 2018, employment increased by 0.4% in the euro area and by 0.5% in the EU28. These figures are seasonally adjusted.

GDP up by 0.4% in both euro area and EU28

Friday, 7.9.2018 - 12:00
Seasonally adjusted GDP rose by 0.4% in both the euro area (EA19) and the EU28 during the second quarter of 2018, compared with the previous quarter, according to an estimate published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In the first quarter of 2018, GDP had also grown by 0.4% in both areas.

Volume of retail trade down by 0.2% in euro area

Wednesday, 5.9.2018 - 12:00
In July 2018 compared with June 2018, the seasonally adjusted volume of retail trade decreased by 0.2% in the euro area (EA19) and remained unchanged in the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In June, the retail trade volume increased by 0.3% in the euro area and did not change in the EU28.

Industrial producer prices up by 0.4% in euro area

Tuesday, 4.9.2018 - 12:00
In July 2018, compared with June 2018, industrial producer prices rose by 0.4% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.3% in the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In June 2018, prices increased by 0.4% in the euro area and by 0.5% in EU28.

Euro area annual inflation down to 2.0%

Friday, 31.8.2018 - 12:00
Euro area annual inflation is expected to be 2.0% in August 2018, down from 2.1% in July 2018, according to a flash estimate from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

Euro area unemployment at 8.2%

Friday, 31.8.2018 - 12:00
The euro area (EA19) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 8.2% in July 2018, stable compared with June 2018 and down from 9.1% in July 2017. This is the lowest rate recorded in the euro area since November 2008. The EU28 unemployment rate was 6.8% in July 2018, down from 6.9% in June 2018 and from 7.6% in July 2017. This is the lowest rate recorded in the EU28 since April 2008. These figures are published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

Production in construction up by 0.2% in euro area

Monday, 20.8.2018 - 12:00
In June 2018 compared with May 2018, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector increased by 0.2% 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 May 2018, production in construction grew by 0.3% in the euro area and by 1.2% in the EU28.

Production in construction up by 0.2% in euro area

Monday, 20.8.2018 - 12:00
In June 2018 compared with May 2018, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector increased by 0.2% 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 May 2018, production in construction grew by 0.3% in the euro area and by 1.2% in the EU28.

Annual inflation up to 2.1% in the euro area

Friday, 17.8.2018 - 12:00
The euro area annual inflation rate was 2.1% in July 2018, up from 2.0% in June 2018. A year earlier, the rate was 1.3%. European Union annual inflation was 2.2% in July 2018, up from 2.1% in June. A year earlier, the rate was 1.5%. These figures are published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

Euro area international trade in goods surplus €22.5 bn

Thursday, 16.8.2018 - 12:00
The first estimate for euro area (EA19) exports of goods to the rest of the world in June 2018 was €198.6 billion, an increase of 5.7% compared with June 2017 (€187.9 bn). Imports from the rest of the world stood at €176.1 bn, a rise of 8.6% compared with June 2017 (€162.2 bn). As a result, the euro area recorded a €22.5 bn surplus in trade in goods with the rest of the world in June 2018, compared with +€25.7 bn in June 2017. Intra-euro area trade rose to €170.7 bn in June 2018, up by 7.1% compared with June 2017.

Industrial production down by 0.7% in euro area

Tuesday, 14.8.2018 - 12:00
In June 2018 compared with May 2018, seasonally adjusted industrial production fell by 0.7% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.4% in the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In May 2018, industrial production rose by 1.4% in the euro area and by 1.3% in the EU28.

GDP up by 0.4% in both euro area and EU28

Tuesday, 14.8.2018 - 12:00
Seasonally adjusted GDP rose by 0.4% in both the euro area (EA19) and the EU28 during the second quarter of 2018, compared with the previous quarter, according to a flash estimate published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In the first quarter of 2018, GDP had also grown by 0.4% both in the euro area and in the EU28.

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