Stats Monitor news


A fraction of European regions account for a majority of COVID-19 deaths

Wednesday 24 June 2020 | Clara Guibourg
| Newsworthy

We have gathered data on excess deaths from 500 European regions to better understand the spread of the virus. Some regions report up to three times as many deaths as usual since March, but a large part of Europe has been able to live through the first wave of the pandemic without any significant excess death.


Fewer die from HIV across Europe, except for some regions

Wednesday 13 May 2020 | Clara Guibourg
| Newsworthy

HIV has decreased more than any other cause of death in Europe, with deaths dropping by nearly a third between 2011 and 2016. However, parts of eastern Europe are in the grip of a new epidemic. In this report we look closer at HIV-related deaths across Europe region by region.


Is your region a brain gainer or drainer?

Thursday 20 June 2019 | Newsworthy

The battle for talent within the European Union is a story about both brain drain and gain. We have analyzed the migration patterns across the continent to create hundreds of reports going down to the regional level, paying special attention to highly skilled workers.


Child births: only 13 out of 328 regions in Europe above replacement level

Wednesday 11 December 2019 | Newsworthy

To keep a country’s population stable from one generation to the next, at least two children should be born per woman. But how many European regions pass that threshold? In this report we look closer at the fertility rates across Europe region by region.


Centre-right parties gain ground across the EU

Thursday 07 November 2019 | Gianluca De Feo
| OBC Transeuropa

According to an analysis run through the Stats Monitor, based on data by POLITICO’s Poll of Polls, over the past two months the European People's Party has slightly been gaining ground, growing on the whole by 0.7 per cent across the European Union.


Approval rate for asylum applicants from Bangladesh hits lowest level since 2009 in Italy

Wednesday 25 September 2019 | Newsworthy

In the second quarter of 2019 six percent of the citizens from Bangladesh applying for asylum in Italy got positive decisions.


Approval rate for asylum applicants from Iran hits record low level in Germany

Wednesday 25 September 2019 | Newsworthy

In the second quarter of 2019 24 percent of the citizens from Iran applying for asylum in Germany got positive decisions. 


Approval rate for asylum applicants from Guinea hits lowest level since 2012 in France

Wednesday 25 September 2019 | Newsworthy

In the second quarter of 2019 19 percent of the citizens from Guinea applying for asylum in France got positive decisions.


The confidence of construction businesses is decreasing more rapidly in Netherlands than in the EU

Monday 19 August 2019 | Newsworthy

In July the confidence of construction businesses in Netherlands decreased. 


The confidence of construction businesses is decreasing more rapidly in Sweden than in the EU

Monday 19 August 2019 | Newsworthy

In July the confidence of construction businesses in Sweden decreased significantly.