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The annual mean concentration of fine particles (PM2.5) in urban areas of the EU has been gradually decreasing to 12.6 μg/m3 in 2019.

Source:
Eurostat, 3 June 2021

In 2020, there were 195.4 million households in the European Union (EU). Almost one-third of these households (29%) had children living with them.

Source:
Eurostat, 1 June 2021

Gross hourly earnings vary considerably across occupations. Based on detailed earnings data for 2018, managers were the best-paid occupation in all EU Member States.

Source:
Eurostat, 27 May 2021

One-fifth (20.3%) of employees born outside the EU were employed on a temporary contract in the EU in 2020, compared with 13.8% for temporary employees born in a different EU Member State and 11.8%

Source:
Eurostat, 26 May 2021

In 2019, 46% of the EU population lived in flats, while just over a third (35%) of the population lived in detached houses and almost one fifth (19%) lived in semi-detached or terraced houses.

Source:
Eurostat, 21 May 2021

Populations are projected to grow in almost three out of five urban regions of the European Union (EU), whereas they are likely to shrink in four out of five rural regions by 2050.

Source:
Eurostat, 20 May 2021

The social distancing measures that were introduced as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic forced many people to work from home.

Source:
Eurostat, 17 May 2021

To prevent the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, countries around the world have taken a variety of restrictive measures since the beginning of 2020.

Source:
Eurostat, 12 May 2021

The EU household saving rate continued with a large year-over-year increase in the fourth quarter of 2020, climbing +6.6 percentage points (pp) higher than it was one year ago.

Source:
Eurostat, 10 May 2021

Since early 2020, restrictive measures have been taken to slow down the spread of COVID-19.

Source:
Eurostat, 6 May 2021

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