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Euro area annual inflation was 0.5% in March 2014, down from 0.7% in February. A year earlier the rate was 1.7%. Monthly inflation was 0.9% in March 2014.
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:00:00 +0100
The EU28 seasonally adjusted external current account recorded a surplus of 39.4 billion euro (1.2% of GDP) in the fourth quarter of 2013, up from a surplus of 34.4 bn (1.1% of GDP) in the third quarter of 2013 and from a surplus of 24.1 bn (0.7% of GDP) in the fourth quarter of 2012, according to a second estimate released by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:00:00 +0100
Regional unemployment rates varied widely across the 272 NUTS 2 regions of the EU28 in 2013, with the lowest rates recorded in the regions of Oberbayern in Germany (2.6%), Freiburg in Germany and Salzburg in Austria (both 2.9%), Tübingen in Germany and Tirol in Austria (both 3.0%), while the highest rates were registered in five Spanish regions: Andalucía (36.3%), Ceuta (35.6%), Melilla (34.4%), Canarias (34.1%) and Extremadura (33.7%).
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:00:00 +0100
The first estimate for the euro area (EA18) trade in goods balance with the rest of the world in February 2014 gave a 13.6 billion euro surplus, compared with +9.8 bn in February 2013. The January 2014 balance was +0.8 bn, compared with -4.8 bn in January 2013. In February 2014 compared with January 2014, seasonally adjusted exports rose by 1.2% and imports by 0.6%.
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:00:00 +0100
In February 2014 compared with January, seasonally adjusted industrial production rose by 0.2% in the euro area (EA18) and by 0.4% in the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In January industrial production remained stable in the euro area and increased by 0.2% in the EU28.
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 11:00:00 +0100
There has been a steady increase in the share of persons aged 30 to 34 in the EU28 who have completed tertiary education, from 24% in 2002, when the series started, to 37% in 2013. The Europe 2020 strategy’s target is to increase the proportion of persons having completed tertiary education to at least 40% of the EU28 population in this age group by 2020.
Fri, 11 Apr 2014 11:00:00 +0100
The EU28 population aged 15 to 74 can be classified into three groups: in 2013, these were 216.4 million persons in employment, 26.2 million unemployed and 137.2 million economically inactive. Among those in employment, 43.7 million were part-time workers, of which 9.9 million (23% of part-time workers) are underemployed, meaning they wished to work more hours and were available to do so.
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 11:00:00 +0100
House prices, as measured by the House Price Index (HPI), fell by 1.4% in the euro area and by 0.1% in the EU in the fourth quarter of 2013 compared with the same quarter of the previous year, according to data published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 11:00:00 +0100

Last Updated on: 18-Apr-2014 11:15:05

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