What are European Statistics?

Regulation (EC) 223/2009 sets out the framework for European Statistics, compiled by the relevant national and Community authorities.

European statistics are relevant statistics necessary for the performance of the activities of the Community. European statistics are determined in the European statistical programme. They shall be developed, produced and disseminated in conformity with the statistical principles as set out in Article 285(2) of the Treaty and further elaborated in the European statistics Code of Practice in accordance with Article 11.