Causes of death in 2013 - Over a million persons died in the EU from a heart attack or a stroke - Cause of 1 in every 5 deaths in the EU European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 4 May 2016 In the European Union (EU) in 2013, heart attacks (around 644 000 deaths) and strokes (almost 433 000 deaths) were the cause of death for almost 1.1 million persons, accounting for slightly more than 1 in 5 deaths (21.6%).
March 2016 compared with February 2016 - Industrial producer prices up by 0.3% in euro area - Up by 0.4% in EU28 European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 3 May 2016 In March 2016, compared with February 2016, industrial producer prices rose by 0.3% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.4% in the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
Early estimates of CO2 emissions from energy use - In 2015, CO2 emissions in the EU estimated to have slightly increased compared with 2014 European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 3 May 2016 Eurostat estimates that in 2015 carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from fossil fuel combustion increased by 0.7% in the European Union (EU), compared with the previous year.
Asylum applicants considered to be unaccompanied minors - Almost 90 000 unaccompanied minors among asylum seekers registered in the EU in 2015 - Slightly more than half are Afghans European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 2 May 2016 In 2015, 88 300 asylum seekers applying for international protection in the Member States of the European Union (EU) were considered to be unaccompanied minors. While their number always stood between 11 000 and 13 000 in the EU over the period...
Preliminary flash estimate for the first quarter of 2016 - GDP up by 0.6% in the euro area and by 0.5% in the EU28 - +1.6% and +1.7% respectively compared with the first quarter of 2015 European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 29 April 2016 Improved timeliness of GDP estimates With this release, Eurostat begins the publication of a preliminary GDP flash estimate at around 30 days after the end of the reference quarter.
Flash estimate - April 2016 - Euro area annual inflation down to -0.2% European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 29 April 2016 Euro area annual inflation is expected to be -0.2% in April 2016, down from 0.0% in March, according to a flash estimate from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
March 2016 - Euro area unemployment down to 10.2% - EU28 at 8.8% European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 29 April 2016 The euro area (EA19) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 10.2% in March 2016, down from 10.4% in February 2016, and from 11.2% in March 2015. This is the lowest rate recorded in the euro area since August 2011.
Statement by Commissioner Vestager on announcement by Halliburton and Baker Hughes to withdraw from proposed merger European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 2 May 2016 The European Commission takes note of Halliburton and Baker Hughes' announcement that they are abandoning their proposed merger. This follows competition concerns against that proposed transaction expressed by a number of competition agencies across the world, including the Commission. The...
Joint Statement by Commissioner Neven Mimica and Commissioner Karmenu Vella on the protection of elephants in the African continent European Commission - Statement elephants in the African continent Brussels, 30 April 2016 Today an important step to protect wildlife has been taken in Kenya, as the country's entire stockpile of ivory, estimated at around 105 tons, has been burned at a ceremony in Nairobi.
Statement by Commissioner Thyssen ahead of International Workers' Day European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 29 April 2016 International Workers' Day is first and foremost an occasion to honour workers all over the world. In Europe, we have all reason to be proud of our social model: The social market economy we practice is a success story.