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In 2020, life expectancy of a female newborn in the EU was 83.2 years, 5.7 years higher than for a male newborn (77.5 years).

Source:
Eurostat, 18 November 2022

As of 1 January 2021, young people (aged 15-29 years) made up some 16.3% of the EU’s total population.

Source:
Eurostat, 7 November 2022

In the first half of 2022, average household electricity prices in the EU increased sharply compared with the same period in 2021, from €22.0 per 100 kWh to reach €25.3 per 100 kWh.

Source:
Eurostat, 31 October 2022

In 2020, each person living in the EU generated 34.6 kg of plastic packaging waste on average. Out of these, 13.0 kg were recycled.

Source:
Eurostat, 20 October 2022

In 2021, there were 2.79 million employed persons with an ICT education, 3.3% more than in 2020.

Source:
Eurostat, 11 October 2022

Between the first and second quarter of 2022, 3.3 million unemployed people in the EU (25% of all unemployed in the first quarter of 2022) found a job.

Source:
Eurostat, 4 October 2022

The EU tourism industry seems to be rebounding from the COVID-19 pandemic strongly.

Source:
Eurostat, 27 September 2022

In 2021, across the EU, young people left their parental household on average at the age of 26.5 years. However, this average varies among the different EU Member States.

Source:
Eurostat, 1st September 2022

In the first quarter of 2022, EU economy greenhouse gas emissions totalled 1 029 million tonnes of CO2-equivalents (CO2-eq), a 7% and 6% increase compared with the same quarter of 2020 and 2021, bu

Source:
Eurostat, 16 August 2022

In 2020, general government expenditure in the 27 EU Member States on "fire protection services" amounted to €32.9 billion, a 6.4% increase from 2019, when expenditure was around €30.9 billion.

Source:
Eurostat, 9 August 2022

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