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Consumption per capita varied between 56% and 134% of the EU average

Friday, 13.12.2019 - 12:00
Actual Individual Consumption (AIC) is a measure of material welfare of households. Across the Member States in 2018, AIC per capita expressed in Purchasing Power Standards (PPS) varied from 56% of the European Union (EU) average in Bulgaria to 134% in Luxembourg.

Industrial production down by 0.5% in euro area

Thursday, 12.12.2019 - 12:00
In October 2019 compared with September 2019, seasonally adjusted industrial production fell by 0.5% 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 September 2019, industrial production fell by 0.1% in the euro area and rose by 0.1% in the EU28.

Record number of air passengers carried at more than 1.1 billion in 2018

Friday, 6.12.2019 - 12:00
In 2018, 1.1 billion passengers travelled by air in the European Union (EU), up by 6% compared with 2017 and by 43% compared with 2010. Over this period, air passenger transport has steadily risen in the EU.

Volume of retail trade down by 0.6% in euro area

Thursday, 5.12.2019 - 12:00
In October 2019 compared with September 2019, the seasonally adjusted volume of retail trade decreased by 0.6% 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 September 2019, the retail trade volume decreased by 0.2% in the euro area and by 0.1% in the EU28.

GDP up by 0.2% and employment up by 0.1% in the euro area

Thursday, 5.12.2019 - 12:00
Seasonally adjusted GDP rose by 0.2% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.3% in the EU28 during the third quarter of 2019, compared with the previous quarter, according to an estimate published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In the second quarter of 2019, GDP had grown by 0.2% in both zones.

Industrial producer prices up by 0.1% in both euro area and EU28

Tuesday, 3.12.2019 - 12:00
In October 2019, compared with September 2019, industrial producer prices rose by 0.1% in both euro area (EA19) and EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In September 2019, prices increased by 0.1% in the euro area and remained stable in the EU28.

Euro area annual inflation up to 1.0%

Friday, 29.11.2019 - 12:00
Euro area annual inflation is expected to be 1.0% in November 2019, up from 0.7% in October according to a flash estimate from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

Euro area unemployment at 7.5%

Friday, 29.11.2019 - 12:00
The euro area (EA19) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 7.5% in October 2019, down from 7.6% in September 2019 and from 8.0% in October 2018. This is the lowest rate recorded in the euro area since July 2008. The EU28 unemployment rate was 6.3% in October 2019, stable compared with September 2019 and down from 6.7% in October 2018. This remains the lowest rate recorded in the EU28 since the start of the EU monthly unemployment series in January 2000. These figures are published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

Share of EU GDP spent on social protection slightly down

Friday, 22.11.2019 - 12:00
Social protection expenditure in the European Union (EU) stood at 27.9% of GDP in 2017, slightly down compared with 28.7% in 2012, according to data from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. The two main sources of funding of social protection at EU level were social contributions, making up 55% of total receipts, and general government contributions from taxes at 40%.

Production in construction up by 0.7% in euro area

Tuesday, 19.11.2019 - 12:00
In September 2019 compared with August 2019, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector increased by 0.7% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.3% in the EU28, according to first estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In August 2019, production in construction decreased by 0.8% in the euro area and by 0.5% in the EU28.

Euro area international trade in goods surplus €18.7 bn

Friday, 15.11.2019 - 12:00
The first estimate for euro area (EA19) exports of goods to the rest of the world in September 2019 was €196.2 billion, an increase of 5.2% compared with September 2018 (€186.5 bn). Imports from the rest of the world stood at €177.6 bn, a rise of 2.1% compared with September 2018 (€173.9 bn). As a result, the euro area recorded a €18.7 bn surplus in trade in goods with the rest of the world in September 2019, compared with +€12.6 bn in September 2018. Intra-euro area trade rose to €163.4 bn in September 2019, up by 0.9% compared with September 2018.

Annual inflation down to 0.7% in the euro area

Friday, 15.11.2019 - 12:00
The euro area annual inflation rate was 0.7% in October 2019, down from 0.8% in September. A year earlier, the rate was 2.3%. European Union annual inflation was 1.1% in October 2019, down from 1.2% in September. A year earlier, the rate was 2.3%. These figures are published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

Total agricultural output in the EU up by 0.6% in 2018

Thursday, 14.11.2019 - 12:00
The economic accounts for agriculture show that total agricultural output in the European Union (EU) stood at €434.3 billion in basic prices in 2018, slightly up (by 0.6%) compared with 2017. In 2018, the equivalent of 58.2% (or €252.6 bn) of the value of agricultural output generated was spent on intermediate consumption (input goods and services), while gross value added (i.e. the value of output minus the value of intermediate consumption) was the equivalent of 41.8% (or €181.7 bn). The combination of the limited increase in the value of agricultural output and a stronger increase in intermediate consumption (+3.8%) resulted in a decrease in the gross value added ( 3.5%) generated by the EU agricultural industry in 2018 compared with 2017.

GDP up by 0.2% and employment up by 0.1% in the euro area

Thursday, 14.11.2019 - 12:00
GDP growth in the euro area and EU28 Seasonally adjusted GDP rose by 0.2% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.3% in the EU28 during the third quarter of 2019, compared with the previous quarter, according to a flash estimate published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In the second quarter of 2019, GDP had grown by 0.2% in both the euro area and the EU28.

Industrial production up by 0.1% in euro area

Wednesday, 13.11.2019 - 12:00
In September 2019 compared with August 2019, seasonally adjusted industrial production rose by 0.1% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.2% in the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In August 2019, industrial production increased by 0.4% in the euro area and remained stable in the EU28.

Amounts sent to non-EU countries by EU residents up at €32.7 billion in 2017

Tuesday, 12.11.2019 - 12:00
In 2017, flows of money sent by residents of the European Union (EU) to non-EU countries, referred to as personal transfers, amounted to €32.7 billion, compared with €31.8 bn in 2016. Inflows to the EU totalled €10.7 bn in 2017, compared with €10.1 bn in 2016. This resulted in a negative balance (-€22.0 bn) for the EU with the rest of the world. The majority of personal transfers consist of flows of money sent by migrants to their country of origin.

How satisfied are people with their lives?

Thursday, 7.11.2019 - 12:00
“Overall, how satisfied are you with your life these days?” people across the European Union (EU) were asked. Life satisfaction represents how a respondent evaluates his or her life taken as a whole.

Volume of retail trade up by 0.1% in euro area

Wednesday, 6.11.2019 - 12:00
In September 2019 compared with August 2019, the seasonally adjusted volume of retail trade increased by 0.1% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.2% in the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In August 2019, the retail trade volume increased by 0.6% in the euro area and by 0.3% in the EU28.

Industrial producer prices up by 0.1% in both euro area and EU28

Tuesday, 5.11.2019 - 12:00
In September 2019, compared with August 2019, industrial producer prices rose by 0.1% in both the euro area (EA19) and in the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In August 2019, prices decreased by 0.5% in the euro area and by 0.4% in the EU28.

Euro area unemployment at 7.5%

Thursday, 31.10.2019 - 12:00
The euro area (EA19) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 7.5% in September 2019, stable compared with August 2019 and down from 8.0% in September 2018. This is the lowest rate recorded in the euro area since July 2008. The EU28 unemployment rate was 6.3% in September 2019, stable compared with August 2019 and down from 6.7% in September 2018. This remains the lowest rate recorded in the EU28 since the start of the EU monthly unemployment series in January 2000. These figures are published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

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