The European Union (EU-28
) was by far the major world trader in medicinal and pharmaceutical products (SITC
division 54) in 2013, with total trade amounting to EUR 171.1 billion. Exports made up about two thirds of this trade. The United States occupied the second position for trade in these products, at some distance, with trade worth EUR 83.9 billion. More ...
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. More ...
This article presents key messages and explanations on Eurostat
's first ESA 2010
based estimation of quarterly main GDP
aggregates. It complements the first estimation of annual GDP presented in a News Release
published on 17 October 2014. More ...
This article is an introduction to the online version
publication Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) — A statistical portrait
. This publication provides a selection of statistics on the European Union (EU)
, Norway and Switzerland in comparison with 20 Asian ASEM partners. It aims to give an insight into the society and economy of the ASEM
partners. More ...
For the second year in a row, Eurostat has produced an EU/USA comparison, based on supply, use and input-output tables, that can be used to study patterns of globalisation.
In 2011, imports embodied in exports were back to 2008 levels in the United States and even higher in the European Union (EU)
(2.7 % average annual growth) and the euro area (EA)
(7.3 %). More ...
This article focuses on the short-term evolution of the net occupancy rates
of bed places
and bedrooms of hotels and similar accommodation establishments
in the European Union (EU)
and contains the first publication of data for June 2014. More ...
This article provides a general overview of statistics on pig farming
in the European Union (EU)
. Pigmeat is produced throughout the EU on several types of farms with considerable variations from one Member State to another. Three quarters of pigs
are reared by just 1.5 % of the largest fatteners. Small pig producers are mostly found in the 13 Member States that joined the EU since 2004,
which creates a decreasing size of the herd. The tasks of pig rearing are distributed across farms in the main production basins and even across regions. More ...
This article describes the house price index (HPI)
in the euro area
and the European Union (EU
), presenting data on this indicator both at European and Member State level. It also provides examples of possible use of this indicator in relation to other statistics, such as consumer price indices
, rent price indices and household disposable income. Finally, a summary description of the methodology used in the compilation of the HPI is given. More ...