Stats Monitor

What kind of data are in here?

The Stats Monitor makes use of Eurostat data. It currently covers 14 different topics, but we are gradually expanding the range of datasets.

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. (Note: this service covers a subset of datasets).

How can you access the Stats Monitor outputs?

At any moment, any user can consult the latest data visualizations and newsleads.

Timeliness is part of the added value of the Stats Monitor: in order to take advantage of it, you can subscribe to our RSS feeds. You can also opt to receive the newsleads of interest to you directly in your inbox:

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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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In case you need help to get the most out of the Stats Monitor, you can get in touch with our Help Desk service at any time.

Who is behind the Stats Monitor?

The Stats Monitor is powered by the news services Newsworthy, developed by Journalism++, and LocalFocus. The tool is available in beta version since November 2017: any remark and feedback is very welcome.

Stats Monitor news

Child births: only 13 out of 328 regions in Europe above replacement level

Wednesday 11 December 2019 | Newsworthy

To keep a country’s population stable from one generation to the next, at least two children should be born per woman. But how many European regions pass that threshold? In this report we look closer at the fertility rates across Europe region by region.


Centre-right parties gain ground across the EU

Thursday 07 November 2019 | Gianluca De Feo
| OBC Transeuropa

According to an analysis run through the Stats Monitor, based on data by POLITICO’s Poll of Polls, over the past two months the European People's Party has slightly been gaining ground, growing on the whole by 0.7 per cent across the European Union.


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The number of vacant jobs in retail, transport and food services in Finland is increasing

New data from Eurostat shows an increase in the number of vacant jobs in wholesale, retail, transport, accommodation and food services in Finland. In the third quarter of 2019 the country reported a seasonally adjusted job vacancy rate of 3.2 percent, corresponding to 15,001 vacant jobs.

The number of vacant jobs in industry in Poland is decreasing

New data from Eurostat shows an decrease in the number of vacant jobs in industry in Poland. In the third quarter of 2019 the country reported a seasonally adjusted job vacancy rate of 1.0 percent, corresponding to 33,175 vacant jobs.
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