Useful data


A growing reviewed collection of useful sources, datasets and data repositories on EU affairs

The latest Useful data:

European Social Survey

Wednesday 12 December 2018 | OBC Transeuropa

The European Social Survey (ESS) has been conducted every two years since 2002 in nearly 30 European countries.


Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe

Tuesday 11 December 2018 | OBC Transeuropa

The SHARE survey is the first European multidisciplinary survey on the health, retirement and economic situation of people aged 50 and over. 


Comparative Study of Electoral Systems

Monday 10 December 2018 | OBC Transeuropa

The Comparative Study of Electoral Systems is an international network of studies on national elections. 


Comparative Candidate Survey

Friday 07 December 2018 | OBC Transeuropa

The Comparative Candidate Survey (CCS) has been conducting surveys of all candidates for parliamentary elections in participating countries. 


Forest fires in Europe

Wednesday 25 July 2018 | OBC Transeuropa

The European Forest Fire Information System provides users with rich, fine-grained and constantly updated information on wildland fires in Europe, including forecasts and trends.


European Values Survey

Tuesday 03 July 2018 | Alternatives Economiques

A survey to learn about European values.


The different European railway systems

Thursday 28 June 2018 | Alternatives Economiques

The European Railway Performance Index compares the performance of rail systems in European countries.


Televisions and VOD

Tuesday 26 June 2018 | Alternatives Economiques

A database provides data on all television channels and on-demand audiovisual services in Europe.


News and digital

Friday 22 June 2018 | Alternatives Economiques

The Reuters Institute Digital News Report 2018 focuses on the news industry and news consumption patterns, mainly on digital.


The Europeans’ language skills

Wednesday 20 June 2018 | Alternatives Economiques

An European Survey of Language Competences among 54,000 pupils in 14 countries.