Stats Monitor

The development of this tool and access to its beta version have been suspended for the time being. 

What kind of data are in here?

The Stats Monitor makes use of Eurostat data.

What does the Stats Monitor offer?

The Stats Monitor makes it easier for journalists to track and use newly released data from Eurostat. In short:

  • the Stats Monitor offers ready-made visualizations of the Eurostat data, which are constantly updated. They can be easily adapted to fit the journalist’s needs
  • the Stats Monitor analyzes the new data in order to spot interesting trends and outliers, so as to help journalists to find newsworthy material in them.

How can you access the Stats Monitor outputs?

Users can consult the latest data visualizations and newsleads. They can spot newly published content through an RSS feeds or opt to receive newsleads of interest directly in the inbox.

How can you build on the Stats Monitor outputs?

  • Data visualizations are easy to adapt in terms of time interval, countries, and other variables. It is easy to shift from one form of visualization to another as well as to change the color palette. On top of that, charts are automatically translated in 10 different languages.
  • The datasets can directly be downloaded in different formats.

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Who is behind the Stats Monitor?

The Stats Monitor is powered by the news services Newsworthy, developed by Journalism++, and LocalFocus.

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.


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