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Regional diversity in the EU – how does your region fare?

Friday, 18.9.2020 - 12:00
What is the share of young and old people in the regions of the European Union (EU)? Is the risk of poverty in my region higher or lower than elsewhere in the EU? Which region has the largest economy? Which region invests most in research and innovation? How do people in my region use the internet?

Production in construction up by 0.2% in euro area and down by 0.1% in EU

Thursday, 17.9.2020 - 12:00
In July 2020, a month marked by some relaxation of COVID-19 containment measures in many Member States, the seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector rose by 0.2% in the euro area and fell by 0.1% in the EU, compared with June 2020, according to first estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In June 2020, production in construction increased by 5.1% in the euro area and by 3.8% in the EU.

Annual inflation down to -0.2% in the euro area

Thursday, 17.9.2020 - 12:00
In August 2020, a month in which COVID-19 containment measures continued to be lifted, the euro area annual inflation rate was -0.2%, down from 0.4% in July. A year earlier, the rate was 1.0%. European Union annual inflation was 0.4% in August 2020, down from 0.9% in July. A year earlier, the rate was 1.4%. These figures are published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

Euro area international trade in goods surplus €27.9 bn

Wednesday, 16.9.2020 - 12:00
Euro area: In July 2020, the COVID-19 containment measures widely introduced by the Member States continued to have a noticeable impact on international trade in goods. The first estimate for euro area (EA19) exports of goods to the rest of the world was €185.2 billion, a decrease of 10.4% compared with July 2019 (€206.7 bn). Imports from the rest of the world stood at €157.3 bn, a fall of 14.3% compared with July 2019 (€183.5 bn). As a result, the euro area recorded a €27.9 bn surplus in trade in goods with the rest of the world in July 2020, compared with +€23.2 bn in July 2019. Intra-euro area trade fell to €153.7 bn in July 2020, down by 8.6% compared with July 2019.

Annual growth in labour costs at 4.2% in euro area

Tuesday, 15.9.2020 - 12:00
In the second quarter of 2020, the quarter when the COVID-19 containment measures were widely in force in the European Union, the hourly labour costs rose by 4.2% in the euro area and by 4.1% in the European Union (EU), compared with the same quarter of the previous year. In the first quarter of 2020, hourly labour costs increased by 3.7% and 3.9% respectively. These figures are published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

Euro area and EU job vacancy rate both at 1.6%

Tuesday, 15.9.2020 - 12:00
In the second quarter of 2020, the quarter when COVID-19 containment measures have been widely implemented by Member States, the job vacancy rate in the euro area and in the European Union (EU) was 1.6%, down from 1.9% in the previous quarter and from 2.3% in the second quarter of 2019, according to figures published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

Industrial production up by 4.1% in both euro area and EU

Monday, 14.9.2020 - 12:00
In July 2020, a month marked by some relaxation of COVID-19 containment measures in many Member States, the seasonally adjusted industrial production rose by 4.1% in both the euro area and EU, compared with June 2020, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In June 2020, industrial production rose by 9.5% in the euro area and by 9.6% in the EU.

GDP main aggregates and employment estimates for the second quarter of 2020: GDP down by 11.8% and employment down by 2.9% in the euro area

Tuesday, 8.9.2020 - 12:00
GDP growth in the euro area and EU: In the second quarter of 2020, still marked by COVID-19 containment measures in most Member States, seasonally adjusted GDP decreased by 11.8% in the euro area and by 11.4% in the EU compared with the previous quarter, according to an estimate published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. These were by far the sharpest declines observed since the time series started in 1995. In the first quarter of 2020, GDP had decreased by 3.7% in the euro area and by 3.3% in the EU.

Volume of retail trade down by 1.3% in euro area

Thursday, 3.9.2020 - 12:00
In July 2020, a month marked by some relaxation of COVID-19 containment measures in many Member States, the seasonally adjusted volume of retail trade decreased by 1.3% in the euro area and by 0.8% in the EU, compared with June 2020, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In June 2020, the retail trade volume increased by 5.3% in the euro area and by 5.1% in the EU.

Industrial producer prices up by 0.6% in euro area

Wednesday, 2.9.2020 - 12:00
In July 2020, a month marked by some relaxation of COVID-19 containment measures in many Member States, industrial producer prices rose, compared with June 2020, by 0.6% in the euro area and by 0.4% in the EU, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In June 2020, prices increased by 0.7% in the euro area and by 0.8% in the EU.

Euro area unemployment at 7.9%

Tuesday, 1.9.2020 - 12:00
In July 2020, a month marked by some relaxation of COVID-19 containment measures in many Member States, the euro area seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 7.9%, up from 7.7% in June 2020. The EU unemployment rate was 7.2% in July 2020, up from 7.1% in June 2020. These figures are published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

Euro area annual inflation down to -0.2%

Tuesday, 1.9.2020 - 12:00
In August 2020, a month in which COVID-19 containment measures continued to be lifted, Euro area annual inflation is expected to be -0.2%, down from 0.4% in July according to a flash estimate from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

Production in construction up by 4.0% in euro area and 2.9% in EU

Thursday, 20.8.2020 - 12:00
In June 2020, a month marked by some relaxation of COVID-19 containment measures in many Member States, the seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector rose by 4.0% in the euro area and by 2.9% in the EU, compared with May 2020, according to first estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In May 2020, production in construction increased by 29.4% in the euro area and by 22.3% in the EU.

Annual inflation up to 0.4% in the euro area

Wednesday, 19.8.2020 - 12:00
In July 2020, a month in which COVID-19 containment measures continued to be lifted, the euro area annual inflation rate was 0.4% in July 2020, up from 0.3% in June. A year earlier, the rate was 1.0%. European Union annual inflation was 0.9% in July 2020, up from 0.8% in June. A year earlier, the rate was 1.4%. These figures are published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

GDP and employment flash estimates for the second quarter of 2020: GDP down by 12.1% and employment down by 2.8% in the euro area

Friday, 14.8.2020 - 12:00
GDP growth in the euro area and EU: In the second quarter 2020, still marked by COVID-19 containment measures in most Member States, seasonally adjusted GDP decreased by 12.1% in the euro area and by 11.7% in the EU compared with the previous quarter, according to a flash estimate published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. These were by far the sharpest declines observed since time series started in 1995. In the first quarter of 2020, GDP had decreased by 3.6% in the euro area and by 3.2% in the EU.

Euro area international trade in goods surplus €21.2 bn

Friday, 14.8.2020 - 12:00
Euro area: In June 2020, the COVID-19 containment measures widely introduced by the Member States continued to have a noticeable impact on international trade in goods, although there are signs of improvement compared to the previous month. The first estimate for euro area exports of goods to the rest of the world in June 2020 was €170.3 billion, a decrease of 10.0% compared with June 2019 (€189.3 bn). Imports from the rest of the world stood at €149.1 bn, a fall of 12.2% compared with June 2019 (€169.9 bn). As a result, the euro area recorded a €21.2 bn surplus in trade in goods with the rest of the world in June 2020, compared with +€19.4 bn in June 2019. Intra-euro area trade fell to €150.6 bn in June 2020, down by 7.3% compared with June 2019.

Industrial production up by 9.1% in both euro area and EU

Wednesday, 12.8.2020 - 12:00
In June 2020, a month marked by some relaxation of COVID-19 containment measures in many Member States, the seasonally adjusted industrial production rose by 9.1% in both euro area and EU, compared with May 2020, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In May 2020, industrial production rose by 12.3% in the euro area and by 11.6% in the EU.

Volume of retail trade up by 5.7% in euro area

Wednesday, 5.8.2020 - 12:00
In June 2020, a month marked by some relaxation of COVID-19 containment measures in many Member States, the seasonally adjusted volume of retail trade increased by 5.7% in the euro area and by 5.2% in the EU, compared with May 2020, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In May 2020, the retail trade volume increased by 20.3% in the euro area and by 18.3% in the EU. This means that retail trade volumes in both zones have returned to the levels recorded in February 2020, before the start of containment measures.

Industrial producer prices up by 0.7% in both euro area and EU

Tuesday, 4.8.2020 - 12:00
In June 2020, a fourth month still marked by COVID-19 containment measures in most Member States, industrial producer prices rose, compared with May 2020, by 0.7% in both the euro area and EU, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In May 2020, prices decreased by 0.6% in the euro area and by 0.5% in the EU.

Euro area annual inflation up to 0.4%

Friday, 31.7.2020 - 12:00
In July 2020, a month in which COVID-19 containment measures continued to be lifted, Euro area annual inflation is expected to be 0.4%, up from 0.3% in June according to a flash estimate from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

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