Useful data


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

Innovation and R&D (European Commission)

Sunday 14 January 2018 | Alternatives Economiques

The European innovation scorecard, published annually by the European Commission, provides data on innovation, investments in R&D and patent applications.


Gender equality (EIGE)

Sunday 14 January 2018 | Alternatives Economiques

The European Institute For Gender Equality (EIGE) is an independent European agency which aims to promote and strengthen gender equality within the EU.


Macroeconomics (European Commission)

Sunday 14 January 2018 | Alternatives Economiques

Ameco is the macroeconomic database of the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs.


Cultural and creative cities (European Commission)

Sunday 10 December 2017 | OBC Transeuropa

The Cultural and Creative Cities Monitor presents a range of measures about the cultural life, openness and dynamism of 168 European cities


Drug situation (EMCDDA)

Tuesday 05 December 2017 | OBC Transeuropa

Data on several different aspects of drug use and drug-related phenomena in Europe


Offshore companies (ICIJ)

Thursday 30 November 2017 | OBC Transeuropa

Thanks to the International Consortium of Investigative Journalism, the databases that made possible the Panama Papers are now open and available for download


Danube water management (DanubeGIS)

Wednesday 15 November 2017 | OBC Transeuropa

The DanubeGIS platform provides access to data and maps related to water management for the whole Danube Basin, shared by 19 countries


Tourist accommodation (Inside AirBnB)

Tuesday 31 October 2017 | OBC Transeuropa

Data drawn from the AirBnB website on tourist accommodation in major cities and destinations


Structural investment funds (European Commission)

Sunday 15 October 2017 | OBC Transeuropa

Data on the programmes supported by the European Structural Investment Funds and their implementation


Structural investment funds (Open Knowledge)

Sunday 15 October 2017 | OBC Transeuropa

Subsidy Stories traces the flows of EU structural investment funds up to the level of local beneficiaries.