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Clothes billions in worth imported in EU in 2018; Form where do they come?

The EU Member States imported clothes worth €166 billion in 2018, just over half of which came from non-EU Member States (51%, or €84 billion). Compared to 2013, import ... Read More

How much does your country invest?

Last year, total investment (both from the public and the private sectors) by European Union (EU) Member States amounted to almost €3 100 billion. Construction accounted for about half ... Read More
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How much do households save and invest?

For the first time, Eurostat is publishing annual key indicators relating to households’ accounts for most of the EU Member States. This new publication complements the existing set of ... Read More
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Hourly labour costs ranged from €4.9 to €42.5 across the EU Member States in 2017

In 2017, average hourly labour costs in the whole economy (excluding agriculture and public administration) were estimated to be €26.8 in the European Union (EU) and €30.3 in the ... Read More
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The countries with the highest and lowest environmental taxes in Europe

Government revenues from environmental taxes amounted to €364.4 bn in 2016 in the European Union (EU), compared with €296.5 bn in 2006. Over the same period, the share of ... Read More

Which sector is the main employer in the EU Member States?

In 2016, almost half of employment in the European Union (EU) was concentrated in two economic activities: “Wholesale and retail trade, transport, accommodation and food services” (24.7%) and “Public ... Read More
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Which European countries tourists prefer to visit

Spain is the main tourist destination in the EU Data from April 2017. Planned article update: December 2017. This article provides information on recent statistics in relation to tourism ... Read More

The hourly labour costs in EU countries; lowest in Bulgaria (€4.4) and highest in Denmark (€42.0)

Hourly labour costs ranged from €4.4 to €42.0 across the EU Member States in 2016 Lowest in Bulgaria and Romania, highest in Denmark and Belgium In 2016, average hourly ... Read More
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All EU Member States’ economies set to grow in 2016, 2017 and 2018, EC forecast

For the first time in almost a decade, the economies of all EU Member States are expected to grow for three consecutive years (2016-2018) according to the European Commission’s ... Read More
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These are the minimum wages in European countries

Monthly minimum wages below €500 in east and well above €1000 in northwest As of 1st January 2017, 22 out of the 28 Member States of the European Union ... Read More
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