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Report on the first residence permits issued in the EU Member States in 2018


28.10.2019 – In 2018, about 3.2 million first residence permits were issued in the European Union (EU) to non-EU citizens. The number increased by 0.4% (or 13000) compared with 2017, continuing the upward trend observed in each of the three previous years. Family reasons accounted for almost 28%of all first residence permits issued in the [...]

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Production in construction


20.8.2019 – In June2019 compared with May2019, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector remained unchanged inthe euro area (EA19) and decreased by 0.3% in the EU28, according to first estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In May2019, production in construction decreased by 0.5% in the euro areaand by0.4%in the EU28.In [...]

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EU population over 513 million

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10.7.2019 – On 1 January 2019,the population of the European Union (EU) was estimated at almost 513.5million, compared with 512.4million on1 January 2018.During 2018, more deaths than births were recorded in the EU (5.3milliondeaths and 5.0 million births), meaning that the natural change of the EU population was negative for a second consecutive year. The [...]

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Eurostat – prices of food and non – alcoholic drinks

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20.6.2019 – In 2018, the price levelof a comparable basket of food and non-alcoholic beverages across the European Union(EU) was twice as highin the most expensive Member State than in the cheapestone. Denmark had the highest price level for food and non-alcoholic beverages in the EU in 2018, at 130% of theEUaverage, followed by Luxembourgand [...]

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Recycling plastic packaging in EU


4.3.2019 – Data from the Eurostat show that the recycling rate of plastic packaging has almost doubled since 2005. The recycling rate and the use of recycled materials in the EU are constantly increasing. In the EU, approximately 55% of all waste (without major mineral waste) was recycled in 2016. A review of individual waste [...]

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National Eurostat report

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15.2.2019 – The latest national report of the Eurobarometer Standard Public Opinion Survey (EB90), carried out in the autumn of 2018, which shows that Slovenians consider that the most important challenges facing the country are health and social care (31%) and immigration (24%). According to Slovenian respondents, the most important challenge in the EU is [...]

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95% children in EU in a good or very good health

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6.2.2019 – Eurostat, the European Statistical Office, notes that over 95% of children in the EU are in good or very good health, while in poor or very poor health conditions they are less than 1%. Data for 2017 for age groups 0-15 years also show that less than 5% of children in the EU [...]

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EU unemployment rate


2.11.2017-The euro area (EA19) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 8.9% in September 2017, down from 9.0% in August 2017 and from 9.9% in September 2016. This is the lowest rate recorded in the euro area since January 2009. The EU28 unemployment rate was 7.5% in September 2017, stable compared to August 2017 and down from 8.4% [...]

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EU achivements of the 2020 objectives


21.7.2017-The European Statistical Office Eurostat published a report on the achievement of the objectives of the EU 2020 Strategy for Jobs and Growth Europe 2020, adopted by the European Council in June 2010. Since 2008, significant progress has been made in the area of climate change and energy, especially in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and [...]

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Inflation in EU


According to Eurostat, the HICP inflation at the annual level in the euro area in March 2017 in comparism to February, was down from 2.0% to 1.5%. The annual inflation rate in March compared to February decreased by 2.0% to 1.6%. Compared with February 2017, annual inflation fell in seventeen Member States, in six and [...]

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Eurostat – contingent liabilities and non – performing loans in the Member States

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Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, publishes today, 30 January 2017, information on contingent liabilities and non – performing loans of government for the year 2015. These data have been provided by the EU Member States in the context of the reinforcement of European economic and fiscal governance (the “six-pack”). The contingent liabilities [...]

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Tourism in EU


Number of tourism nights spent in the EU is slightly up in 2016, despite substantial falls in France and the United Kingdom. In 2016 the number of nights spent in tourist accommodation establishments in the European Union (EU) is expected to have reached more than 2.8 billion, up by 2.0% compared with 2015. Since 2009, [...]

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Euro area unemployment at 10.0%-EU28 at 8.5%

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The euro area (EA19) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 10.0% in September 2016, stable compared to August 2016 and down from 10.6% in September 2015. This is the lowest rate recorded in the euro area since June 2011. The EU28 unemployment rate was 8.5% in September 2016, stable compared to August 2016 and down from 9.2% [...]

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Highest poverty rate in Bulgaria, lowest in Czech Republic

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In 2015, around 119 million people, or 23.7% of the population, in the European Union (EU)were at risk of poverty or social exclusion. This means that they were in at least one of the following three conditions: at-risk-of-poverty after social transfers (income poverty), severely materially deprived or living in households with very low work intensity.After [...]

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Employment in the EU

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The latest figures from Eurostat show that in 2015 the share of employed among the population aged 20-64 in the European Union amounted to 70.1%. The share of employees was thus higher than in 2014 (69.2%) but lower than the peak in 2008 (70.3%). A similar pattern was observed for men. In 2015, it was [...]

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