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On the occasion of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, which takes place each year on 17 October, Eurostat has updated its data visualisation on ‘At risk of poverty and social exc

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Eurostat, 17 October 2021

In 2019, there were 5.2 million teachers employed in primary, lower secondary and upper secondary education. This marked a 5% increase compared with 2013 (5.0 million).

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Eurostat, 5 October 2021

The Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 12 'Responsible consumption and production' calls for action on all fronts: adoption of sustainable practices by businesses, promotion of sustainable procurem

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Eurostat, 28 September 2021

In 2019 English was the most commonly studied foreign language at upper secondary general education level in the EU, with 96% of students learning it.

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Eurostat, 24 September 2021

The Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 5 'Gender equality' aims to end all forms of discrimination, violence, and any harmful practices against women and girls.

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Eurostat, 18 September 2021

In August 2021, the number of commercial flights in the EU increased by 48% compared with August 2020. This is still well below the pre-pandemic levels (-31% compared with August 2019).

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Eurostat, 14 September 2021

In Q2 2020, the EU’s largest trade partner in goods was China, overtaking the United States.

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Eurostat, 8 September 2021

In 2019, there were 2.0 million teachers (85% women, 15% men) and 24.5 million pupils at the primary education level in the EU Member States.

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Eurostat, 7 September 2021

In 2020, in the EU, 9 in 10 people aged 15-19 years were still in education (89.5%).

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Eurostat, 2 September 2021

In July 2021, the euro area seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 7.6%, down from 7.8% in June 2021 and from  8.4%  in  July  2020.  The  EU  unemployment  rate  was  6.9%  in  July  2021,  dow

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Eurostat, 1 September 2021

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