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Eurostat (ESTAT)

This directorate-general is responsible for providing the EU institutions with statistical data. Eurostat strives to harmonise the collection and processing of statistical information throughout the European Union in order to provide for meaningful statistical comparisons between member-states.

The main tasks of this DG are:

  • collect and process statistical information in the EU
  • harmonise the handling of statistical information in the EU
  • aid developing countries in setting up adequate statistical information infrastructures
 

1.

Legislative proposals in negotiation

There are 163 proposals for legislative or other legal instruments of this Directorate-General in negotiations with the Council and the European Parliament.
Date Title
09.03.2017  Quality of fiscal data reported by Member States in 2016.
Report com(2017)123
 
06.03.2017  European business statistics amending Regulation (EC) No 184/2005 and repealing 10 legal acts in the field of business statistics.
Regulation com(2017)114
 
06.03.2017  Impact assessment accompanying the document: European Business Statistics amending Regulation (EC) No 184/2005 and repealing 10 legal acts in the field of business ...
swd(2017)98
 
06.03.2017  Executive summary of the impact assessment to European business statistics amending Regulation (EC) No 184/2005 and repealing 10 legal acts in the field of business ...
Working paper swd(2017)99
 
03.03.2017  Implementation of Regulation 1185/2009 concerning statistics on pesticides.
Report com(2017)109
 

2.

Legislation currently being implemented

There are 74 laws or other legal instruments of the Council and the European Parliament, previously proposed by this Directorate-General, which are currently being implemented by the member states.
Date Title
18.11.2015  European statistics on natural gas and electricity prices.
Regulation com(2015)496
 
09.12.2014  Harmonised indices of consumer prices.
Regulation com(2014)724
 
26.06.2014  Amendment of Regulation 184/2005 on statistics concerning balance of payments, international trade in services and foreign direct investment as regards the Commission's ...
Regulation com(2014)379
 
04.11.2013  Amendment of Regulation (EC) No 1166/2008 on farm structure surveys and the survey on agricultural production methods, as regards the financial framework for 2014-2018.
Regulation com(2013)757
 
30.08.2013  Amendment of Regulation 91/2003 on rail transport statistics, as regards the collection of data on goods, passengers and accidents.
Regulation com(2013)611
 

3.

Legislation in force

There are at least 11 laws or other legal instruments in force that have been previously proposed by this Directorate-General.
Date Title
07.05.2015  Fine on Spain for manipulation of deficit data in the Autonomous Community of Valencia.
Recommendation com(2015)209
 
31.07.2009  EC position on a Decision of the Joint Committee established under the Agreement with Switzerland on cooperation in the field of statistics, amending Annex B to the ...
Decision com(2009)413
 
28.01.2008  Regulation 1177/2003 concerning Community Statistics on Income and Living Conditions (EU-SILC) as regards the 2009 list of target secondary variables on material ...
Regulation com(2008)22
 
06.12.2007  Amendment of Regulation (EC) No 2150/2002 on waste statistics, as regards the implementing powers conferred on the Commission - Adaptation to the regulatory procedure ...
Regulation com(2007)777
 
10.05.2007  Farm structure surveys and the survey on agricultural production methods.
Regulation com(2007)245