Women employed in science and technology.
Statistics in focus. Science and technology 10/2008.
Increasing the human resources in science and technology is a key objective in order to meet the target set by the Lisbon summit in 2000 of making Europe the most competitive and dynamic knowledge-based economy in the world. One way of achieving this is by using the existing pool of highly trained women. [+]
Women employed in science and technology.
Private household income in the regions of the European Union, 2004.
Statistics in focus. General and regional statistics, Economy and finance 8/2008.
This Statistics in focus analyses the structure of private household income in the European Union in 2004. Data on Slovenia have been integrated as well. The analysis focuses on a comparison among the regions for the year 2004. In addition mid-term developments are illustrated by way of a comparison of the situation with the year 2000. [+]
Statistics in focus. Population and social conditions, Industry, trade and services 1/2008.
In recent years, the tourism sector has been a fast growing economic activity in many countries. Tourism creates added value and employment in the receiving countries and can contribute to a better knowledge or image of a country. However, the question of whether tourism is developing in a sustainable way is posed more and more frequently . This publication takes a look at some recent evolutions in tourism behaviour and preferences that can have an impact on the sustainability of tourism. [+]
Statistics in focus. General and regional statistics 4/2008.
EU-27 external trade with the United States, EFTA countries, China, Russia, Japan, South Korea, Canada and Australia, 2006 data. [+]
Statistics in focus. Transport 2/2008.
Short Sea Shipping, as covered by this publication, deals with the transport of goods between ports in the EU-27, Croatia and Norway, on the one hand, and ports situated in geographical Europe, on the Mediterranean and Black Seas on the other hand. Results are broken down by sea regions (Atlantic Ocean, Baltic Sea, etc.) and by type of cargo. Results are also presented for the main ports. http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/cache/ITY_OFFPUB/KS-SF-08-002/EN/KS-SF-08-002-EN.PDF
Data in focus. Transport 1/2008.
The DiF presents detailed data on rail accidents for 2006. Some comparisons with 2005 data are also available. There are figures on fatalities and persons seriously injured by types of accidents for all EU-27 plus NO, LI, HR and TR. The DiF presents also data on rail accidents involving transport of dangerous goods. [+]
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. [+]
Statistics in focus. Economy and finance 3/2008.
GDP per capita, consumption per capita and comparative price levels in Europe final results for 2004 and preliminary results for 2005 and 2006. [+]
Data in focus. Environment and energy 2/2008.
This Eurostat brochure celebrates the European Year of Intercultural Dialogue 2008 which aims to promote dialogue, knowledge and skills enabling all persons living in Europe to deal with a more complex society; a society which should be open to the world and respectful of cultural diversity, while being based on a set of common values. The brochure presents statistical data on areas which deal with various aspects of multicultural societies that are likely to promote dialogue. The brochure is intended to give an idea of the range of European statistics available in this area, but in no way is it a comprehensive picture of all data available concerning the topic in question. Data are provided for a wide range of statistical areas, usually for the European Union total (EU-27) and the Member States. When available, information is also presented for the candidate countries, EFTA countries, as well as other countries. [+]