Rents and house prices in the EU have continued their steady increase in the first quarter of 2021, going up by 0.4 % and 2.2 %, respectively, compared to the fourth quarter 2020.
In 2020, national expenditure on environmental protection (NEEP) of the EU Member States amounted to €273 billion. Rising on average by over 2% each year, NEEP increased by 40% since 2006.
In 2020, the year of the COVID-19 outbreak, the median employment income of the working age population (18-64) in the EU decreased by 7% compared with 2019.
In May 2021, the euro area annual inflation rate was 2.0%, up from 1.6% in April, while the European Union (EU) annual inflation was 2.3% in May 2021, up from 2.0% in April.
The share of 'early school leavers,’ a term that refers to early leavers from education and training (aged 18-24), has steadily decreased in the European Union (EU) over the last 10 years (from 13.
The European Commission has released the European Innovation Scoreboard 2021, which shows that Europe's innovation performance continues to improve across the EU.
The first estimate for euro area exports of goods to the rest of the world in April 2021 was €193.8 billion, an increase of 43.2% compared with April 2020 (€135.3 bn), which had beenheavily affecte
In the first quarter of 2021, seasonally adjusted GDP decreased by 0.3% in the euro area and by 0.1% in the EU compared with the previous quarter.
Volume of retail trade down by 3.1% in both euro area and in the EU
Up by 23.9% and 22.4% compared with April 2020