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In 2019, the EU Member States’ general government expenditure on defence amounted to €168.5 billion, representing 2.6% of total general government expenditure.

Source:
Eurostat, 27 August 2021

In 2020, the tourism industry suffered from the COVID-19 outbreak: the number of nights spent at EU tourist accommodation establishments dropped by 52% in 2020 compared with 2019.

Source:
Eurostat, 24 August 2021

The presence of children in the household affects the employment rate of men and women differently, 2020 data shows.

Source:
Eurostat, 9 August 2021

In  June  2021,  the  seasonally  adjusted  volume  of  retail  trade  rose  by  1.5%  in the  euro  area  and  by 1.2%  the EU, compared with May 2021.

Source:
Eurostat, 4 August 2021

In 2020, the EU produced over 2.9 billion litres of ice cream, representing a 9% decline from the previous year.

Source:
Eurostat, 3 August 2021

In June 2021, the euro area seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 7.7%, down from 8.0% in May 2021 and from 8.0% in June 2020.

Source:
Eurostat, 30 July 2021

In 2020, 129.630 children (persons under 18 years old) lodged a first-time application for asylum in the EU which corresponds to 31% of the total number of first-time asylum applications recorded i

Source:
Eurostat, 26 July 2021

In 2020, the number of actual hours worked in the main job in the EU decreased by 12.0% when compared with 2019.

Source:
Eurostat, 23 July 2021

Cycling promotes personal health and well-being; it is economical and to the extent that it can replace the use of private cars, helps reducing air pollution.

Source:
Eurostat, 20 July 2021

In 2020, the number of housing transactions decreased in several EU countries compared to 2019 despite a continued upwards trend in house prices.

Source:
Eurostat, 12 July 2021

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