STAT/16/242  04-02-2016 - Energy dependency in the EU -The EU was dependent on energy imports for slightly over half of its consumption in 2014 - Energy dependency at its lowest point in 9 Member Sates 
Eurostat Commission - European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 4 February 2016 The energy dependency of the European Union (EU) stood in 2014 at 53.4%, meaning that the EU needed to import just over half of the energy it consumed in 2014. Energy dependency in the EU was higher in 2014 than in 1990,...
STAT/16/220  03-02-2016 - 4 February: World Cancer Day - Still 1 in 4 deaths caused by cancer in the EU - Main fatal cancer: lung cancer for men, breast cancer for women 
Eurostat Commission - European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 3 February 2016 In the European Union (EU), cancer was the cause of death for almost 1.3 million persons in 2013, responsible for just over a quarter (26%) of all deaths. Men (726 500 deaths due to cancer) were more affected than women (570 300).
STAT/16/219  03-02-2016 - December 2015 compared with November 2015 - Volume of retail trade up by 0.3% in euro area - Up by 0.1% in EU28 
Eurostat Commission - European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 3 February 2016 In December 2015 compared with November 2015, the seasonally adjusted volume of retail trade increased by 0.3% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.1% in the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
STAT/16/212  02-02-2016 - December 2015 compared with November 2015 - Industrial producer prices down by 0.8% in both euro area and EU28 
Eurostat Commission - European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 2 February 2016 In December 2015, compared with November 2015, industrial producer prices fell by 0.8% in both the euro area (EA19) and the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
STAT/16/210  02-02-2016 - December 2015 - Euro area unemployment rate at 10.4% - EU28 at 9.0% 
Eurostat Commission - European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 2 February 2016 The euro area (EA19) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 10.4% in December 2015, down from 10.5% in November 2015, and from 11.4% in December 2014. This is the lowest rate recorded in the euro area since September 2011.
STAT/16/203  01-02-2016 - Foreign language learning - 60% of lower secondary level pupils studied more than one foreign language in 2014 - French: second most popular after English 
Eurostat Commission - European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 1 February 2016 Learning a foreign language at school is very common in the European Union (EU), with around 18 million lower secondary school pupils (or 98.6% of all pupils at this level) studying at least one foreign language in 2014.
STAT/16/190  29-01-2016 - Flash estimate - January 2016 - Euro area annual inflation up to 0.4% 
Eurostat Commission - European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 29 January 2016 Euro area annual inflation is expected to be 0.4% in January2016, up from 0.2% in December2015, according to a flash estimate from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
STAT/16/182  28-01-2016 - Third quarter of 2015 - Household real income per capita up in both euro area and EU28 - Real consumption per capita also up in both zones 
Eurostat Commission - European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 28 January 2016 In the euro area, in real terms, household income per capita increased by 0.5% in the third quarter of 2015, after an increase of 0.1% in the previous quarter.Household real consumption per capita increased by 0.4% in the third quarter of 2015...
STAT/16/172  27-01-2016 - Government finance statistics - What is the extent of contingent liabilities and non-performing loans in the EU Member States? 
Eurostat Commission - European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 27 January 2016 Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, publishes today information on contingent liabilities and non-performing loans of government in 2014. These data have been provided by the EU Member States in the context of the Enhanced Economic Governance package (the “six...
STAT/16/163  26-01-2016 - Tourism in the EU - New peak of almost 2.8 bn tourism nights spent in the EU in 2015 - Spain in top position 
Eurostat Commission - European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 26 January 2016 In 2015, the number of nights spent in tourist accommodation establishments in the European Union (EU) is expected to have reached a new record level of around 2.8 billion nights, up by 3.2% compared with 2014.