Useful data


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

The latest Useful data:

Council of Europe Annual Penal Statistics (SPACE)

Monday 05 March 2018 | OBC Transeuropa

The most comprehensive set of data about imprisonment and community sanctions in Europe


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.


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.


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.


Housing exclusion (Abbé Pierre-FEANTSA)

Sunday 14 January 2018 | Alternatives Economiques

The second overview of Housing Exclusion in Europe (2017) explores housing difficulties, homelessness and evictions across Europe.


Safety and health at work (ESENER)

Sunday 14 January 2018 | Alternatives Economiques

The European survey of enterprises on new and emerging risks is a vast study which examines the way in which the risks relating to health and safety are managed by European enterprises.


Quality of the air (EEA)

Sunday 14 January 2018 | Alternatives Economiques

Every year, the European Environment Agency publishes a report on air quality in Europe.


Housing market (OECD)

Sunday 14 January 2018 | Alternatives Economiques

Launched in 2017, the OECD’s affordable housing database compiles all the pertinent data for an analysis of developments in housing markets across Europe.


Renewable energy in the EU (EurObserv’ER)

Sunday 14 January 2018 | Alternatives Economiques

Since 1998, the EurObserv’ER barometer has annually measured the progress made in renewable energy in each EU member state.


Pension schemes (OECD)

Sunday 14 January 2018 | Alternatives Economiques

Every two years, the OECD publishes a very thorough report on pension schemes in OECD and G20 countries.