Farm structure in Spain 2005.
Statistics in focus. Agriculture and fisheries 24/2007.
This Statistics in Focus is part of a series of country-specific publications on the results of the Farm Structure Survey (FSS) 2005. It provides a brief but nevertheless comprehensive insight into the farm structure in Spain. A similar publication was issued in March 2005 presenting the results of the FSS 2003 in Spain. [+]
Farm structure in Spain 2005.
The use of plant protection products in the European Union.
There is an increasing demand, not only within the European Community, for meaningful and accurate information on the consumption and use patterns of plant protection products. This publication presents the second update of the report from Eurostat on 'The use of plant protection products in the European Union', including for the first time figures for the ten new Member States for the four years preceding their accession to the EU in 2004. It provides statistical information on the estimated consumption of plant protection products, broken down by Member States, treated crops, chemical classes and active substances. Meaningful and reliable data on the use of plant protection products are necessary to monitor the risks related to their use, in particular the risks for the environment. Such data will become an essential tool to measure the progress of the Thematic Strategy on the Sustainable Use of Pesticides recently proposed by the Commission for adoption by the Council and the Parliament. Before official statistics on the use of plant protection products are delivered by the Member States on a mandatory basis, the estimations of use provided by the European Crop Protection Association (ECPA) are very useful since they are the only detailed data available at crop and active substance level; with the exception of the very few official surveys carried out in some Member States. [+]
Manufacturing of optical, medical and other precision instruments in the EU.
Statistics in focus. Industry, trade and services 51/2007.
Manufacturing of medical, optical and precision instruments is a quite diverse industry. With over 90000 enterprises in the EU, the industry employs a million persons and generates a value added of EUR 51 billion. Important R&D efforts yield numerous patent applications, which assure obtaining or maintaining a competitive technological advantage. [+]
The EU-25 fishing fleet in 2005.
Statistics in focus. Agriculture and fisheries 50/2007.
In 2005 the EU-25 fishing fleet consisted of 89 373 vessels with a total tonnage of more than 2 million tonnes and a total engine power of 7.3 million KW (Table 1). There were 83 677 EU-15 vessels in 2005. [+]
Innovation and globalisation effects in European banks.
Statistics in focus. Industry, trade and services 47/2007.
This publication shows how credit institutions in Europe, and banks in particular, are organizing their activities in view of modernized infrastructure options and growing globalization effects. It also gives the most recent available figures on the assets of credit institutions – in some Member States, they exceed the national GDP. [+]
Environmental taxes in the European economy 1995-2003.
Statistics in focus. Environment and energy 1/2007.
This Statistics in Focus describes for the first time who, in the European economy, are paying for environmental taxes (transport and energy taxes). These results stem from the first round of questionnaire that was sent out to European countries as one step of following the European Strategy for Environmental Accounts. [+]
Passenger transport by rail in 2004-2005.
Statistics in focus. Transport 12/2007.
This publication is based on the passenger transport statistics reported according to the Regulation 91/2003. Analyses are focused on developments in different Member States in national and international rail passenger transport. Passenger statistics are also used to calculate a few comparative indicators. [+]
Regional tourism in the European Union.
Statistics in focus. Industry, trade and services 27/2006.
This publication focuses on the regional aspects of tourism in the Member States of the European Union. It describes the volume and the structure of the accommodation capacities as well as their use at the level of the NUTS 2 regions in the EU. Information is given on the different relative incidence of tourism in the various regions. [+]
Manufacturing industry 1995-2003.
Statistics in focus. Environment and energy 16/2006.
This Statistics in Focus describes and interlinks greenhouse gases emissions with economic and structural statistics in the EU15, Poland and Norway by industry. The focus of this publication concerns the manufacturing industry and its sub-sections within the National Accounting Matrix including Environmental Accounts (NAMEA). The data source is stemming from the national accounts, and questionnaires managed by Eurostat Environment statistics unit. [+]
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. [+]