Useful data


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

The latest Useful data:

Visualizing global trade flows

Sunday 12 May 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

What does a country import and export? How will its business evolve over time? What are the drivers of export growth?


Water stress in Europe (EEA)

Saturday 11 May 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

The European Environment Agency created an interactive map to explore the evolution of water stress over time. Data are available since 1990.


The role of women in the energy transition

Saturday 11 May 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

What is the role of women in the energy transition in the European Union?


Population of European urban areas over the past 50 years

Saturday 11 May 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

How has the population of urban areas changed in 50 years?


Extreme weather conditions (Carbon Brief)

Friday 10 May 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

An interactive map shows 42 extreme weather events occurred in Europe, such as heat waves, floods or droughts.


Financial instruments in the EU

Friday 10 May 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

European financial instruments take many forms.


Regional projects supported by the EU

Friday 10 May 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

How important is the European Union in supporting regional projects?


European citizens want a Europe beyond Coal

Friday 29 March 2019 | OBC Transeuropa

“People across Europe overwhelmingly want the health, environmental, and employment benefits that come with switching from dirty coal, oil and gas to a universally accessible, affordable and renewably powered energy system and energy efficiency”.


Environmental Justice Atlas

Wednesday 27 February 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

"Communities all over the world are fighting to defend their land, water, air or forests threatened by major projects or extractive activities with major social and environmental impacts". 


Liberalization of public services in Europe (GUE/NGL)

Wednesday 27 February 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

Since the 1980s, the European Union and its Member States have pursued policies to liberalize public network services.