Useful data


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

The latest Useful data:

Socio-economic consequences of climate change (World Bank)

Wednesday 11 December 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

The World Bank focuses on the social and economic consequences of climate change: poverty, climate migrants, and premature deaths can be expected to increase.


The state of the world's climate (WMO)

Tuesday 10 December 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

The World Meteorological Organization published a report on the state of the climate for the 2015-2019 period, providing a unified picture of the state of the planet.


The Standardized World Income Inequality Database (SWIID)

Tuesday 10 December 2019 | OBC Transeuropa

The Standardized World Income Inequality Database (SWIID) is a database implemented by professor Frederick Solt that allows users to analyze and compare the state of inequality in 196 countries.


International Migration Outlook (OECD)

Monday 09 December 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

Migration flows continue to be a subject of debate around the world. Population movements come with very different causes, histories and origins. 


Suicides around the world (WHO)

Friday 06 December 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

Suicide is the second leading cause of death among people aged 15 to 24. According to WHO, one person commits suicide every 40 seconds around the world.


Production and use of plastic (PlasticsEurope)

Thursday 05 December 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

The use of plastic has been increasingly questioned because of environmental concerns, but hundreds of million tonnes of plastic continue to be produced every year.


Healthy life years (Eurostat)

Wednesday 04 December 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

"It’s not the years in your life that count, it’s the life in your years," wrote Oscar Wilde. We know that humans are living longer and longer. But are we living those years in good health?


Deutsche Bahn Open Data Portal

Tuesday 03 December 2019 | OBC Transeuropa

The Deutsche Bahn Open Data Portal is an open platform created by Deutsche Bahn that publishes databases containing information on infrastructure and mobility.


Global vaccination coverage (WHO)

Tuesday 03 December 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

As a public health issue, global vaccination coverage is the subject of much debate at the United Nations – especially when it is insufficient.


OECD Health Care Quality Indicators

Monday 02 December 2019 | OBC Transeuropa

The OECD Health Care Quality Indicators (HCQI) is a project that aims to measure and compare the quality of health service provision in different countries in order to stimulate cross-national learning.