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February 2019 compared with January 2019 – Production in construction up by 3.0% in #Eurozone – Up by 2.3% in EU-28

February 2019 compared with January 2019 – Production in construction up by 3.0% in #Eurozone – Up by 2.3% in EU-28

| April 17, 2019

In February 2019 compared with January 2019, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector increased by 3.0% in the eurozone (EA-19) and by 2.3% in the EU-28, according to first estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In January 2019, production in construction fell by 0.8% in the eurozone and rose by 0.6%in the EU-28. Full text available on […]

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#Births and #Fertility – More than 5 million births in EU in 2017 – Women in EU have first child on average at 29

#Births and #Fertility – More than 5 million births in EU in 2017 – Women in EU have first child on average at 29

| March 13, 2019

In 2017, 5.075 million babies were born in the European Union (EU), compared with 5.148 million in 2016. The total fertility rate in the EU stood at 1.59 births per woman in 2017, compared with 1.60 in 2016. The highest total fertility rate since the start of comparable time series was in 2010 when it reached 1.62, still […]

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Member states granted #EUCitizenship to more than 800,000 persons in 2017 – Moroccans, Albanians and Indians were main recipients

Member states granted #EUCitizenship to more than 800,000 persons in 2017 – Moroccans, Albanians and Indians were main recipients

| March 7, 2019

In 2017, around 825,000 persons acquired citizenship of a member state of the European Union (EU), down from 995,000 in 2016 and 841,000 in 2015. Of the total number of persons obtaining the citizenship of one of the EU member states in 2017, 17% were former citizens of another EU member state, while the majority […]

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January 2019 compared with December 2018 – Industrial producer prices up by 0.4% in #Eurozone – Up by 0.3% in EU-28

January 2019 compared with December 2018 – Industrial producer prices up by 0.4% in #Eurozone – Up by 0.3% in EU-28

| March 5, 2019

In January 2019, compared with December 2018, industrial producer prices rose by 0.4% in the eurozone (EA-19) and by 0.3% in the EU-28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In December 2018, prices decreased by 0.8% in the eurozone and by 0.9% in the EU-28. Full text available on […]

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#CircularEconomy in EU – Record recycling rates and use of recycled materials in EU

#CircularEconomy in EU – Record recycling rates and use of recycled materials in EU

| March 4, 2019

The recycling rates and use of recycled materials in the in the European Union (EU) are steadily growing. Overall, the EU recycled around 55% of all waste excluding major mineral waste in 2016 (compared with 53% in 2010). The rate for recovering construction and demolition waste reached 89% (2016), the recycling rate of packaging waste exceeded 67% (2016, […]

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#Employment in EU regions – Employment grew in 9 out of 10 EU regions in 2017

#Employment in EU regions – Employment grew in 9 out of 10 EU regions in 2017

| February 27, 2019

In 2017, 253 of the EU regions (90%) saw their employment grow. In 26 other regions, the number of persons employed decreased and in a further two employment remained stable. Full text available on EUROSTAT website

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#Eurostat – Third quarter of 2018:EU-28 current account surplus €38.7 billion – €49.3bn surplus for trade in services

#Eurostat – Third quarter of 2018:EU-28 current account surplus €38.7 billion – €49.3bn surplus for trade in services

| January 15, 2019

The EU-28 seasonally adjusted current account of the balance of payments recorded a surplus of €38.7 billion (1.0% of GDP) in the third quarter of 2018, down from a surplus of €59.9bn (1.5% of GDP) in the second quarter of 2018 and from a surplus of €60.4bn (1.6% of GDP) in the third quarter of […]

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