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.
Unemployment in the EU regions in 2015 - Unemployment rates in the EU regions ranged from 2.5% to 34.0% - Unemployment rates fell in the majority of EU regions European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 28 April 2016 More than 60% of the NUTS 2 regions of the European Union (EU) recorded a decrease of at least 0.5 percentage points in their regional unemployment rate in 2015 compared with 2014.
Fourth quarter of 2015 - Household real income per capita nearly stable in the euro area and up in the EU28 - Real consumption per capita nearly stable in euro area, stable in EU28 European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 28 April 2016 In the euro area, in real terms, household income per capita increased by 0.1% in the fourth quarter of 2015, after an increase of 0.4% in the previous quarter. Household real consumption per capita decreased by 0.1% in the fourth quarter of...
Europe 2020 education indicators in 2015 - More and more persons aged 30 to 34 with tertiary educational attainment in the EU… … and fewer and fewer early leavers from education and training European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 27 April 2016 The share of persons aged 30 to 34 in the European Union (EU) who have completed tertiary education has constantly increased, from 23.6% in 2002 when the series started to 38.7% in 2015.
Europe 2020 employment indicators - Employment rate of people aged 20 to 64 in the EU above 70% in 2015 - New peaks for women and those aged 55-64 European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 26 April 2016 In 2015, the employment rate of the population aged 20 to 64 in the European Union (EU) stood at 70.1%, up compared with 2014 (69.2%) although still remaining slightly below its 2008 peak (70.3%).
26 April: World Intellectual Property Day - Almost 90 000 EU trade mark applications received from Member States in 2015 - Germany first among Member States, Paris among EU regions European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 25 April 2016 89 420 applications for trade mark protection were received in 2015 by the EU Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) from the Member States of the European Union (EU), a number about 4 times higher that of the mid-1990s.
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.
Vice-President Georgieva welcomes European Parliament approval of 2014 EU Budget implementation European Commission - Statement Brussels, 28 April 2016 The European Parliament today approved the European Commission's implementation of the EU budget in 2014, granting the so-called "discharge" with an overwhelming support.
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.