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Total agricultural output in the EU up by 6.2% in 2017 compared with 2016

Friday, 16.11.2018 - 12:00
The economic accounts for agriculture show that total agricultural output in the European Union (EU) stood at €432.6 billion in basic prices in 2017, up by 6.2% compared with 2016. In 2017, the equivalent of 56% (or €244.1 bn) of the value of agricultural output generated was spent on intermediate consumption (input goods and services), while gross value added (i.e. the value of output minus the value of intermediate consumption) was the equivalent of 44% (or €188.5 bn).

Annual inflation up to 2.2% in the euro area

Friday, 16.11.2018 - 12:00
The euro area annual inflation rate was 2.2% in October 2018, up from 2.1% in September 2018. A year earlier, the rate was 1.4%. European Union annual inflation was also 2.2% in October 2018, up from 2.1% in September 2018. A year earlier, the rate was 1.7%. These figures are published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

Amounts sent to non-EU countries by EU residents up at €32.7 billion in 2017

Thursday, 15.11.2018 - 12:00
In 2017, flows of money sent by residents of the European Union (EU) to non-EU countries, referred to as personal transfers, amounted to €32.7 billion, compared with €31.8 bn in 2016. Inflows to the EU totalled €10.7 bn in 2017, compared with €10.1 bn in 2016. This resulted in a negative balance (-€22.0 bn) for the EU with the rest of the world. The majority of personal transfers consist of flows of money sent by migrants to their country of origin.

Euro area international trade in goods surplus €13.1 bn

Thursday, 15.11.2018 - 12:00
The first estimate for euro area (EA19) exports of goods to the rest of the world in September 2018 was €184.8 billion, a decrease of 1.0% compared with September 2017 (€186.6 bn). Imports from the rest of the world stood at €171.7 bn, a rise of 6.4% compared with September 2017 (€161.3 bn).

Employment up by 0.2% in both the euro area and the EU28

Wednesday, 14.11.2018 - 12:00
The number of persons employed increased by 0.2% in both the euro area (EA19) and the EU28 in the third quarter of 2018 compared with the previous quarter, according to a flash estimate published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In the second quarter of 2018, employment increased by 0.4% in both the euro area and the EU28. These figures are seasonally adjusted.

Industrial production down by 0.3% in euro area

Wednesday, 14.11.2018 - 12:00
In September 2018 compared with August 2018, seasonally adjusted industrial production fell by 0.3% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.2% in the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In August 2018, industrial production rose by 1.1% in the euro area and by 0.8% in the EU28.

GDP up by 0.2% in the euro area and by 0.3% the EU28

Wednesday, 14.11.2018 - 12:00
Seasonally adjusted GDP rose by 0.2% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.3% in the EU28 during the third quarter of 2018, compared with the previous quarter, according to a flash estimate published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In the second quarter of 2018, GDP had grown by 0.4% in the euro area and by 0.5% in the EU28.

Volume of retail trade unchanged in euro area

Wednesday, 7.11.2018 - 12:00
In September 2018 compared with August 2018, the seasonally adjusted volume of retail trade remained unchanged in the euro area (EA19) and decreased by 0.1% in the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In August, the retail trade volume increased by 0.3% both in the euro area and in the EU28.

Industrial producer prices up by 0.5% in euro area

Tuesday, 6.11.2018 - 12:00
In September 2018, compared with August 2018, industrial producer prices rose by 0.5% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.6% in the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In August 2018, prices increased by 0.4% in both zones.

Euro area annual inflation up to 2.2%

Wednesday, 31.10.2018 - 12:00
Euro area annual inflation is expected to be 2.2% in October 2018, up from 2.1% in September 2018, according to a flash estimate from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

Euro area unemployment at 8.1%

Wednesday, 31.10.2018 - 12:00
The euro area (EA19) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 8.1% in September 2018, stable compared with August 2018 and down from 8.9% in September 2017. This remains the lowest rate recorded in the euro area since November 2008. The EU28 unemployment rate was 6.7% in September 2018, stable compared with August 2018 and down from 7.5% in September 2017. This is the lowest rate recorded in the EU28 since the start of the EU monthly unemployment series in January 2000. These figures are published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

GDP up by 0.2% in the euro area and by 0.3% the EU28

Tuesday, 30.10.2018 - 12:00
Seasonally adjusted GDP rose by 0.2% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.3% in the EU28 during the third quarter of 2018, compared with the previous quarter, according to a preliminary flash estimate published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In the second quarter of 2018, GDP had grown by 0.4% in the euro area and by 0.5% the EU28.

Household real income per capita up in the euro area and in the EU28

Friday, 26.10.2018 - 12:00
In the euro area, in real terms, household income per capita increased by 0.4% in the second quarter of 2018, after an increase of 0.3% in the previous quarter. Household real consumption per capita increased by 0.3% in the second quarter of 2018, after an increase of 0.4% in the first quarter of 2018.

First residence permits issued in the EU Member States remain above 3 million in 2017

Thursday, 25.10.2018 - 12:00
In 2017, about 3.1 million first residence permits were issued in the European Union (EU) to non-EU citizens. The number increased almost by 4% (or 112 000) compared with 2016. Employment reasons accounted for almost one-third (32%) of all first residence permits issued in the EU in 2017, family reasons for 26%, education reasons for 17%, and other reasons, including international protection, for 24%.

Government debt down to 86.3% of GDP in euro area

Tuesday, 23.10.2018 - 12:00
At the end of the second quarter of 2018, the government debt to GDP ratio in the euro area (EA19) stood at 86.3%, compared with 86.9% at the end of the first quarter of 2018. In the EU28, the ratio decreased from 81.5% to 81.0%. Compared with the second quarter of 2017, the government debt to GDP ratio fell in both the euro area (from 89.2% to 86.3%) and the EU28 (from 83.4% to 81.0%).

Seasonally adjusted government deficit decreased to 0.1% of GDP in the euro area

Tuesday, 23.10.2018 - 12:00
In the second quarter of 2018, the seasonally adjusted general government deficit to GDP ratio stood at 0.1% in the euro area (EA19), a decrease compared with 0.2% in the first quarter of 2018 and the lowest deficit since the beginning of comparable time series (2002). In the EU28, the deficit to GDP ratio stood at 0.3%, a decrease compared with 0.5% in the previous quarter and also the lowest deficit since the beginning of comparable time series (2002).

Euro area and EU28 government deficit both at 1.0% of GDP

Monday, 22.10.2018 - 12:00
In 2017, the government deficit and debt of both the euro area (EA19) and the EU28 decreased in relative terms compared with 2016. In the euro area the government deficit to GDP ratio fell from 1.6% in 2016 to 1.0% in 2017, and in the EU28 from 1.7% to 1.0%. In the euro area the government debt to GDP ratio declined from 89.1% at the end of 2016 to 86.8% at the end of 2017, and in the EU28 from 83.3% to 81.6%.

20.10.2018: European Statistics Day

Friday, 19.10.2018 - 12:00
‘The European Statistics Day emphasises the value of official statistics in society and complements the United Nations' World Statistics Day, which takes place every five years’, says Mariana Kotzeva, Director-General of Eurostat. "Statistics help policymakers, businesses and European citizens take informed decisions. Reliable and trustworthy official statistics are needed more than ever at a time of increasing fake news and disinformation around us.’

Production in construction down by 0.5% in both euro area and EU28

Wednesday, 17.10.2018 - 12:00
In August 2018 compared with July 2018, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector decreased by 0.5% in both the euro area (EA19) and EU28, according to first estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In July 2018, production in construction fell by 0.1% in the euro area and remained stable in the EU28.

Annual inflation up to 2.1% in the euro area

Wednesday, 17.10.2018 - 12:00
The Euro area annual inflation rate was 2.1% in September 2018, up from 2.0% in August. A year earlier, the rate was 1.5%. European Union annual inflation was 2.2% in September 2018, stable compared to August. A year earlier, the rate was 1.8%.

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