Statistical portrait of the European Union 2007.
50 years of the Treaty of Rome establishing the European Economic Community.
This brochure is published on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Rome establishing the European Economic Community (EEC), which occurs on 25 March 2007. It presents a collection of statistical indicators relating to the different areas covered by the preamble to the treaty, tracing the evolution of the European Community over the last five decades. Each of the eight points covered by the preamble to the Treaty is covered in this publication with a short summary of policy developments and a description of the accompanying statistics. In addition, three other sections have been added to the publication, in relation to the European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC), Euratom and Amsterdam Treaties, with information on coal and steel, energy, and education and lifelong learning opportunities. [+]
Statistical portrait of the European Union 2007.
Methodological manual on purchasing power parities.
Eurostat-OECD Methodological manual on purchasing power parities Eurostat, the OECD and 47 participating countries work together in establishing purchasing power parities, or PPPs, in order to compare the price and volume levels of the GDPs. This programme is called the Eurostat-OECD PPP Programme and the methodological manual provides a detailed description of it. The manual has three aims: first, to explain to practitioners in Eurostat, the OECD and the national statistical institutes how PPPs are compiled; second, to enable practitioners to advise on the use and interpretation of results to users; and third, to provide a point of reference accessible to teachers, students and other members of the general public interested in PPPs and related statistics. The manual has been jointly produced by the OECD, Eurostat and the members of a Manual Taskforce with delegates from 5 participating countries. The electronic version of the manual is made available on both the OECD and Eurostat websites. [+]
Energy, Transport and Environment Indicators.
The multi-thematic pocketbook titled Energy, Transport and Environment Indicators comprises a broad set of data collected by Eurostat and the European Environment Agency. The objective of this publication is to provide an overview of the most relevant indicators on energy, transport and environment, with particular focus on sustainable development. It presents data for the EU Member States as well as for the candidate countries and EFTA countries. [+]
Gas and electricity market statistics - Data 1990-2006.
This is a new upgraded Eurostat publication which substitutes the previous publications Energy prices, Gas prices and Electricity prices and gives an overall quantitative overview of the evolution especially of the liberalised gas and electricity markets. This new publication consists of a classical paper part and an accompanying CD-ROM, where time-series of relevant data, tables, older relevant publications in pdf format, legal acts etc. and other added-value features are included. It is enriched with illustrative texts and graphs, analyses referring to trends and data and provides basic quantitative information on gas and electricity prices, as well as on structures for gas and electricity existing in each country. It also includes statistical information on selected indicators. Reporting countries are all 25 Member States and Norway. Limited information is also given for the Candidate Countries. [+]
The Mediterranean in 2020.
Statistics in focus. Environment and energy15/2006.
This Statistics in Focus aims at giving a first answer to the statistical needs expressed within the Horizon 2020 initiative, recently launched by the European Commission whose objective is to de pollute the Mediterranean by 2020. This issue defines the current statistical coverage with its limits for the three key topics of Horizon 2020, which are urban waste, urban wastewater and industrial emissions. Finally, it attempts to identify a set of tracks which could potentially contribute to the enhancement of the production of official statistics, as well as of the service to the users, such as Horizon 2020 initiative. [+]
Population statistics. 2006 Edition.
The publication provides statistical information on all major demographical aspects in the EU: Population change, population composition, fertility, mortality, international migration, nuptiality, population projections, regional data. Next to the tables, it contains explanatory texts, graphs and maps. The paper version includes a CD-ROM (English/French/German). [+]
Science, technology and innovation in Europe. 2006 Edition.
In the context of the conclusions of the Council meetings of Lisbon in 2000 and Barcelona in 2002, relevant and meaningful indicators on Science, Technology and Innovation are paramount in informing policy-makers as to where Europe stands in moving towards more knowledge and growth. This information is also necessary to better gauge how Europe is evolving, compared with the United States, Japan, China, the Russian Federation and other main economies. The statistics and indicators presented in this publication report on Europe's recent performance on R&D, innovation, high-tech industries and knowledge-based services, patenting and human resources in science and technology. [+]
Fishery statistics - Data 1990-2005.
This pocketbook contains summary tables on catches by fishing region, on aquaculture production, on total production, on landings in EEA ports, on trade in fishery products, on supply balance sheets, on the EEA fishing fleet and on the number of fishers. [+]
External and intra-European Union trade - Statistical yearbook - Data 1958-2005.
The yearbook on external and intra-European Union trade provides data on long-term trends in the trade of the European Union and its Member States. In particular, it contains annual statistics on the trade flows of the EU with its main trading partners on the one hand and between the Member States on the other. These statistics are broken down by major product groups. The publication also includes extra chapters on the trade of candidate countries and EFTA members. The publication also includes extra chapters on the trade of candidate countries and EFTA members. [+]
Ecological Footprint and Biocapacity: The world's ability to regenerate resources and absorb waste in a limited time period.
The Ecological Footprint (EF) is one part of a renewable resource accounting tool that is used to address the underlying issue of sustainable consumption. It measures the extent to which humanity is using nature's resources faster than what can be regenerated. A brief review of the strengths and shortcomings of the model is provided. Additionally, some other tools measuring sustainable development are presented. [+]