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In 2023, 55% of people in the EU aged 16 to 74 had at least basic overall digital skills.

Source:
Eurostat, 22 February 2024

In 2022, there were almost 7.3 million female scientists and engineers in the EU, 310 500 more than in 2021, accounting for 41% of total employment in science and engineering.

Source:
Eurostat, 12 February 2024

Year-on-year inflation in the OECD, as measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI), increased from 5.8% in November to 6.0% in December 2023 , after three consecutive months of decreases.

Source:
OECD, 7 February 2024

In 2022, the number of battery-only electric passenger cars in the EU countries almost reached 3.0 million, which is a +55% increase compared with 2021 (1.9 million).

Source:
Eurostat, 23 January 2024

In 2023, EU tourism continued to show signs of rebounding from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Source:
Eurostat, 16 January 2024

In 2022, at the EU level, 3.3% of the people in need of medical examinations were not able to receive them due to financial reasons, long waiting lists, or distance.

Source:
Eurostat, 11 December 2023

In 2022, social protection sickness and healthcare expenditure, measured as a percentage of GDP, stood at 8.1% at EU level, reflecting 0.4 percentage points (pp) decrease compared with 2021 (8.5%).

Source:
Eurostat, 27 November 2023

In 2021, the EU had 31 million enterprises, employing 156 million persons. Of that total, 98% (30.3 million) were micro and small enterprises with each employing up to 49 persons.

Source:
Eurostat, 9 November 2023

There were 9.1 million farms in the EU in 2020, the vast majority of which (an estimated 93%) can be classified as family farms (i.e.

Source:
Eurostat, 24 October 2023

The Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 11 ‘Sustainable cities and communities’ promotes the renewal and planning of cities and other human settlements while offering opportunities for all, with acc

Source:
Eurostat, 9 October 2023

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