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EUROMOD EU Tax and Benefits Simulator


Data description

EuroModeEUROMOD is a tax-benefit microsimulation model for the European Union developed by the Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex; the EC Joint Research Centre (JRC); and Eurostat. EUROMOD enables researchers and policy analysts to calculate and compare the effects of tax and benefit policies on household incomes for EU member states and for the EU as a whole. Users requiring access must complete the application procedure described below.


Time period

EUROMOD uses underlying EU Statistics on Income and Living Conditions (EU-SILC) data from 2004 to 2020, and EU member state fiscal data for Belgium, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Greece, Spain, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania and the United Kingdom.


Support links


How to access

To access EUROMOD, follow the step-by-step instructions on this EC JRC page which provides information on;

  • Software (EUROMOD installer)
  • Model (.xml files)
  • Input microdata (Eurostat approval)
  • Citation and acknowledgement.


Data homepage

Contact: Thomas Bourke at [email protected] 


Page last updated on 06 December 2022

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