STAT/17/335  23-02-2017 - Foreign language learning-60% of lower secondary level pupils studied more than one foreign language in 2015-French: second most popular after English 
Eurostat Commission - European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 23 February 2017 Learning a foreign language at school is very common in the European Union (EU), with more than 17 million lower secondary school pupils (or 98.6% of all pupils at this education level) studying at least one foreign language in 2015.
STAT/17/327  22-02-2017 - January 2017-Annual inflation up to 1.8% in the euro area-Up to 1.7% in the EU 
Eurostat Commission - European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 22 February 2017 Euro area annual inflation was 1.8% in January 2017, up from 1.1% in December 2016. In January 2016 the rate was 0.3%. European Union annual inflation was 1.7% in January 2017, up from 1.2% in December.
STAT/17/307  20-02-2017 - Energy consumption in 2015-Energy consumption in the EU below its 1990 level…but EU dependency on fossil fuel imports on the rise 
Eurostat Commission - European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 20 February 2017 In 2015, gross inland energy consumption, which reflects the energy quantities necessary to satisfy all inland consumption, amounted in the European Union (EU) to 1 626 million tonnes of oil equivalent (Mtoe), below its 1990 level (-2.5%) and down by 11.6% compared...
STAT/17/293  17-02-2017 - First estimate for December 2016-EU28 current account surplus €17.8 bn-€11.2 bn surplus for trade in services 
Eurostat Commission - European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 17 February 2017 The EU28 seasonally adjusted current account of the balance of payments recorded a surplus of €17.8 bn in December 2016, compared with surpluses of €16.2 bn in November 2016 and €11.4 bn in December 2015, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical...
STAT/17/291  17-02-2017 - December 2016 compared with November 2016-Production in construction down by 0.2% in euro area-Up by 0.6% in EU28 
Eurostat Commission - European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 17 February 2017 In December 2016 compared with November 2016, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector decreased by 0.2% in the euro area (EA19), while it increased by 0.6% in the EU28, according to first estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European...
STAT/17/281  15-02-2017 - December 2016- Euro area international trade in goods surplus €28.1 bn- €20.9 bn surplus for EU28 
Eurostat Commission - European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 15 February 2017 The first estimate for euro area (EA19) exports of goods to the rest of the world in December 2016 was €178.6 billion, an increase of 6% compared with December 2015 (€168.7 bn).
STAT/17/276  14-02-2017 - Flash estimate for the fourth quarter of 2016- GDP up by 0.4% in the euro area and by 0.5% in the EU28- +1.7% and +1.8% respectively compared with the fourth quarter of 2015 
Eurostat Commission - European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 14 February 2017 Seasonally adjusted GDP rose by 0.4% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.5% in the EU28 during the fourth quarter of 2016, compared with the previous quarter, according to a flash estimate published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European...
STAT/17/274  14-02-2017 - December 2016 compared with November 2016 - Industrial production down by 1.6% in euro area - Down by 1.0% in EU28 
Eurostat Commission - European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 14 February 2017 In December 2016 compared with November 2016, seasonally adjusted industrial production fell by 1.6% in the euro area (EA19) and by 1.0% in the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
STAT/17/259  10-02-2017 - National minimum wages in the EU- Monthly minimum wages below €500 in east and well above €1000 in northwest 
Eurostat Commission - European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 10 February 2017 As of 1st January 2017, 22 out of the 28 Member States of the European Union (EU) have national minimum wages: only Denmark, Italy, Cyprus, Austria, Finland and Sweden do not have one.
STAT/17/210  03-02-2017 - December 2016 compared with November 2016- Volume of retail trade down by 0.3% in euro area- Down by 0.8% in EU28 
Eurostat Commission - European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 3 February 2017 In December 2016 compared with November 2016, the seasonally adjusted volume of retail trade fell by 0.3% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.8% in the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.