The data contents of Eurostat's macroeconomic and social databases are very extensive and detailed. The data are organised into the nine themes and about 30 sub-themes covered by Eurostat. For all the data there are links to the methodology applied following the common statistical documentation on dissemination standards (SDDS).
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Main areas covered in the database
Information search is started by selecting from the Data tab the topic group, after which the hierarchical structure is followed. The Tables tab also contains ready-made tables.
General and regional statistics
Regional statistics by NUTS classification, urban zones statistics, short-term economic indicators
Economy and finance
National accounts (incl. GDP), exchange and interest rates, balance of payments, monetary and financial statistics, prices incl. harmonized indices of consumer prices by product
Population and social conditions
Population statistics incl. population projection by age group, health, labour market, education, information society and tourism statistics
Industry, trade and services
Enterprise statistics by branch in EU countries
Agriculture and fisheries
Detailed data about agriculture, fisheries and forestry.
Foreign trade aggregated and detailed data. Online database for detailed data differs from other databases.
Different types of transport statistics
Environment and energy
Production, consumption and price statistics about environment and energy
Science and technology
Research and development, innovation, human resources and patent statistics
Last updated 28.4.2009