You in the EU



Did you know?

…that Bulgaria had the lowest mean age of women at childbirth (27.1 years) in the EU

…that Germany recorded the highest share of people in the EU renting their dwelling (47.5% of the population), compared with 29.9% in the EU

…that Denmark had the highest share of individuals aged 65 - 74 in the EU who used the internet for internet banking (71%), compared with 22% in the EU

…that Greece had the lowest proportion of births outside marriages (7% of all live births) in the EU.

These and many others interesting facts you can learn from the latest Eurostat information products and services:

1. Flagship publication - People in the EU: who are we and how do we live? - 2015 edition

Publication People in the EU: who are we and how do we live? draws on the results of the population and housing census that was conducted across the Member States of the European Union (EU) and the countries of the European Free trade Association (EFTA) in 2011. In addition, the publication presents a wide range of official social statistics from Eurostat databases in order to paint a detailed picture of the population, households and housing in the EU.

A number of topics are covered in this publication, ranging from an overview of the demographic situation in the EU and its Member States, to a portrait of EU households and family structures, geographic mobility in the EU or the increasing ageing of our societies. People in the EU: who are we and how do we live? concludes with a look at the future demographic challenges potentially facing the EU in the coming years.

Publication People in the EU: who are we and how do we live? is available for users:

2. Eurostat infographic on population “You in the EU” - is available in:

The structure of this dynamic infographic - asking the user to reply to questions in order to compare himself to his fellow citizens - is similar to the infographic ‘Young Europeans’, but it is aimed at European citizens of all age groups. The user-friendly dynamic structure provides an opportunity by answering questions to make comparisons on some aspects of your life with the citizens of other countries - EU members. Attention is paid to topical issues such as pollution, noise pollution, crime and other harmful factors in the environment.