Work on European Union (EU)
statistics concerning hazardous substances started in the mid-1990s when a set of environmental pressure indicators (EPIs)
related to chemicals were developed. More recently, a set of indicators to monitor the effectiveness of the Regulation on the registration, evaluation, authorisation and restriction of chemicals (REACH
) have been developed. This article presents an analysis of indicators that have been developed and compiled by Eurostat
, covering the production of industrial chemicals. 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 takes a look at recent annual statistics on rail
transport accidents in the European Union (EU)
. Safety in rail transport has steadily enhanced over the years: in 2013, the decline in number of accidents compared with 2012 could be established at 1.9 %, and the number of victims (killed or injured persons) has also decreased over the same period (-1.9 %). Mai mult ...
This article presents the very latest unemployment
figures for the European Union (EU)
, the euro area
and individual Member States, complemented by an overview of long-term developments since the year 2000.
Unemployment levels and rates move in a cyclical manner, largely related to the general business cycle
. However, other factors such as labour market
policies and demographic developments may also influence the short and long-term evolution
. Mai mult ...
This article focuses on recent rail freight transport
statistics in the European Union (EU)
. The total performance in the EU-28
can be estimated at around 404 billion tonne-kilometres
in 2013, showing a decrease of about 1.0 % compared with 2012. This shows how difficult it is for the rail freight transport to recover following the economic crisis (which ended a sustained period of growth over recent years). Mai mult ...
This article presents road freight transport
in the European Union (EU)
regarding the commodities carried. It presents total, national and international transport performed according to the type of goods carried. It also gives complete information for the transport of dangerous goods. Finally, road freight transport by type of cargo is presented. Mai mult ...
This article presents recent statistics on the acquisition of citizenship
in the European Union (EU)
In 2012, 818 100 people obtained citizenship of an EU-28
Member State, an increase of 4.0 % compared with 2011; More people had acquired the citizenship of an EU Member State than in any other year during the period from 2002 to 2011. The main contribution to the increase at EU level came from United Kingdom (+16 300), followed by Ireland (+14 300) and Sweden (+13 500). The increase in Ireland, however, is a consequence of the efforts in the past two years to reduce the backlog of citizenship applications. Mai mult ...
play an important role in the labour markets and economies of the countries they settle in. This article presents European Union
statistics on the social inclusion of migrants as part of monitoring their integration and assessing their situation in the labour market. This in turn makes it easier to evaluate the outcomes of integration policies. Mai mult ...