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Eurostat Yearbook


Data description

The Eurostat Yearbook ('Europe in Figures') is an online publication of official statistical series from the European Union statistics bureau. 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. 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

Eurostat's Statistics Explained provides an introduction to official EU statistics.

The 2015 Eurostat Regional Yearbook is at this link.


Time period

The Eurostat Yearbook provides ten years of data coverage. 
Longer time series may be downloaded from the Eurostat Dissemination Database
See also the EUI Library Directory of European statistical data resources.


Support link

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


How to access

European statistical data resources (EUI Library directory).


Data homepage

Contact: Thomas Bourke at econlibrary@eui.eu  

Page last updated on 26 April 2016