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