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OECD report: Entrepreneurship at a Glance 2017

Entrepreneurship at a Glance is produced by the OECD-Eurostat Entrepreneurship Indicators Programme based on official statistics. The 2017 edition features a new trends chapter, which also introduces recent developments related to the emergence of the “gig economy” and the use of digital tools by micro-enterprises. Entrepreneurial activity appears to be recovering from the crisis as …
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Structure of Earnings Survey

How are earnings distributed in the EU? Notable discrepancies can be observed in the Member States of the European Union (EU) in gross hourly earnings, not only between the 10% of employees earning the least and the 10% earning the most, but also according to the economic activity, with financial and insurance activities being among …
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OECD report: Entrepreneurship at a Glance 2016

Entrepreneurship at a Glance is an annual publication that presents an original collection of indicators for measuring the state of entrepreneurship along with explanations of the policy context and interpretation of the data. This year’s report features wide-ranging indicators to monitor small business activity before, during and since the global economic crisis, assess international trade …
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People in the EU – 2015 edition

Eurostat has just published the report “People in the EU: who are we and how do we live.” According to the study demographic change, together with migration, globalization and climate change, is recognized as one of the most significant challenges that the European Union is currently facing. In recent decades, the profile of the EU …
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The EU in the World

Eurostat has just released the latest edition of the publication The EU in the World. The 2015 edition provides a portrait of the EU, considered as a single entity in relation to other major economies of the world. The study compares the European Union (EU) with the 15 non-EU G-20 countries across thirteen statistical fields …
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Quality of Life in Europe

The European Commission has just launched the new Eurostat’s flagship report, “Quality of Life in Europe: Facts and views.” It is the first time that Eurostat collects information for all EU Member States about different dimensions of quality of life. These new statistics on material living conditions, employment, education, health, leisure, safety, rights, the environment …
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The Proportion of Innovative Enterprises Fell Below 50% in the EU in 2010-2012 – Eurostat

In the EU28, just under half (48.9%) of enterprises of 10 employees or more reported innovation activity during the period 2010-2012. The proportion of innovative enterprises in the EU28 dropped in 2010-2012 compared with both 2006-2008 (51.5% innovative enterprises) and the peak recorded in 2008-2010 (52.8%). This pattern was observed in the majority of Member …
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Quality of Life in the EU

Eurostat has just published an online publication on “Quality of Life Indicators”. The aim is to complement the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) indicator, traditionally used to measure economic and social development, with others that can offer a more detailed analysis of many different dimensions of quality of life in the EU. The publication measures 8+1 …
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Eurostat Regional Yearbook 2013

Eurostat has just published the “Regional Yearbook 2013.”·It contains regional statistics from a wide range of fields, giving a more detailed and diverse picture of the EU than national level data. It also enables an analysis, for example, of how the financial crisis has affected regions across the EU. It indicates, among other things, in …
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