Eurostat Yearbook


Data description

The Eurostat Yearbook ('Europe in Figures') is a continuously updated online publication of major statistical series from the European Union statistical office. The Yearbook is prepared from the main Eurostat Dissemination Database, providing statistics on the EU, member states, sub-state regions and - for comparative purposes - selected non-EU states. The Yearbook is also available in French and German. There are nine primary themes:

  • General and regional statistics
  • Economy and finance
  • Population and social conditions
  • Industry, trade and services
  • Agriculture and fisheries
  • External trade
  • Transport
  • Environment and energy
  • Science and technology

Earlier editions of the Eurostat Yearbook are available as PDF files. Eurostat's Statistics Explained provides an introduction to official EU statistics.


Time period

The Eurostat Yearbook provides ten years data coverage.
Earlier and more detailed data may be downloaded from the Eurostat Dissemination Database.
More European official and non-official data resources are accessible via this EUI Library directory.


Support link

Concepts and definitions are explained on this Eurostat metadata page.
Data classifications, NACE, CPA and NUTS are explained on this page.


How to access

The Eurostat Yearbook is available at this link. Previous issues are at this link.

More detailed series are available from the Eurostat Dissemination Database.

More European statistical data resources are accessible via this EUI Library directory.


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Page last updated on 22 July 2014