Industry is one of the main water users in Europe, accounting for about 40 % of total water abstractions
. Water is used in the production process (e.g. for cooling purposes, for cleaning/washing as well as for employees’ use) and is either provided by a public supplier or self-supplied. Furthermore the industrial sector is a major water polluter, as only up to 60 % (value based on data from eight countries) of industrial wastewater receives treatment before being disposed of into the environment. Mai mult ...
The data in this article show the most recent annual rates of change for the euro area
and its main components issued by Eurostat
. The figures presented are actual HICP figures. Mai mult ...
This article is an introduction to the online version of Eurostat’s
publication The EU in the world
(also downloadable as a PDF
). It provides a selection of statistics on the European Union (EU)
— considered as a single entity — in comparison with the 15 non-EU countries from the Group of Twenty (G20)
. It aims to give an insight into the European economy, society and environment in comparison with the major economies from the rest of the world. Mai mult ...
The labour cost index (LCI)
shows the short-term development of the labour cost
, the total cost on an hourly basis of employing labour. In other words, the LCI measures the cost pressure arising from the production factor “labour”. This article takes a look at the most recent evolutions of the LCI, both at the level of the European Union (EU)
and the Member States
. Mai mult ...
This article presents selected results from the EU Labour force survey (LFS)
and its 2012 ad hoc module on the transition from work to retirement for the European Union (EU)
and all its Member States, as well as for three EFTA
countries. The data explain the transition from work to retirement, looking at types of pensions, the age at which people start receiving a pension, early retirement, persons who continue working after starting to receive a pension and the reasons for this, etc. Mai mult ...
This article presents recent statistics on resource productivity
in the European Union (EU)
and its Member States. The EU’s resource productivity has increased by 29.2 % in the 2000–12 timeframe. Whereas resource productivity has slowly increased over the years between 2000 and 2007, Mai mult ...
This article focuses on the tourist accommodation
sector in the European Union (EU)
and looks at the seasonality of arrivals
and nights spent
in accommodation establishments as well as the seasonality of the turnover and the employment in this specific tourism industry. Mai mult ...
This article gives an overview of recent job vacancy statistics in the European Union (EU)
, notably the job vacancy rate (JVR)
. Job vacancy trends over the last decade are analysed in another article
. The News Release with quarterly data on the job vacancy rate is available here
. Mai mult ...