Indicators of the European Union form a set of indicators that allow to follow-up different aspects of the demographic, economical and social reality of Catalonia in the European context. These indicators may come from the objectives established by the European Commission in the different summits, as well as from the selection of basic statistics that the Statistical Office of the European Union (Eurostat) disseminates.
The Idescat offers a system of European indicators formed by three groups of statistical data:
Els Indicators of the European Union of Idescat consider more than 200 indicators, structured in six thematic sections:
The Idescat manages and updates all data that are part of this system of indicators of the European Union. The data of Catalonia are facilitated by the different organizations that are part of the Statistical System of Catalonia and follow the same methodology than the European data; in this way the comparability of the data is guaranteed.
On the other hand, data of the European Union, euro area and Spain come from Eurostat.
Indicators of the European Union are of annual periodicity and are updated in a continuous way to guarantee the maximum timeliness, accessibility and punctuality. Most part of indicators present series since year 2000.