Tuesday, December 13, 2011

[IWS] EuroStat REGIONAL YEARBOOK 2011 [9 December 2011]

IWS Documented News Service
Institute for Workplace Studies----------------- Professor Samuel B. Bacharach
School of Industrial & Labor Relations-------- Director, Institute for Workplace Studies
Cornell University
16 East 34th Street, 4th floor----------------------
Stuart Basefsky
New York, NY 10016 -------------------------------Director, IWS News Bureau


European Commission



EuroStat REGIONAL YEARBOOK 2011 [9 December 2011]




[full-text, 240 pages]


Press Release 9 December 2011

Eurostat regional yearbook 2011

Regional diversity of the EU illustrated through maps and figures




Which EU regions are the most built up and which are the least? Which region has the highest proportion of the

population who have completed tertiary education? In which cities is poverty considered as a problem by the

citizens? And which cities are considered to have the worst air quality?


The answers to these questions and many more are found in the 2011  regional yearbook from Eurostat, the

statistical office of the European Union. The publication gives an overview of the most recent economic, social

and demographic developments in the 271 NUTS level 2 regions of the 27 Member States of the European Union

as well as, when available, the regions in the four EFTA countries (Iceland,  Liechtenstein,  Norway and

Switzerland) and the four candidate countries (Montenegro,  Croatia, the former Yugoslav Republic of

Macedonia and Turkey).


The Eurostat regional yearbook 2011 not only covers NUTS level 2 regions and cities, but also for the first time,

the much more detailed NUTS level 3 regions for a selection of indicators. The Eurostat regional yearbook contains

many thematic maps, which is the most user friendly way to present such a large amount of detailed statistics. 

The Eurostat regional yearbook 2011 includes a new chapter on land cover and land use as well as on densely

and thinly populated areas. It also contains chapters on population, labour market, labour cost, education, health,

cities, gross domestic product, household  accounts, structural business statistics, information society, tourism,

costal regions, transport and science, technology & innovation.




This information is provided to subscribers, friends, faculty, students and alumni of the School of Industrial & Labor Relations (ILR). It is a service of the Institute for Workplace Studies (IWS) in New York City. Stuart Basefsky is responsible for the selection of the contents which is intended to keep researchers, companies, workers, and governments aware of the latest information related to ILR disciplines as it becomes available for the purposes of research, understanding and debate. The content does not reflect the opinions or positions of Cornell University, the School of Industrial & Labor Relations, or that of Mr. Basefsky and should not be construed as such. The service is unique in that it provides the original source documentation, via links, behind the news and research of the day. Use of the information provided is unrestricted. However, it is requested that users acknowledge that the information was found via the IWS Documented News Service.

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Director, IWS News Bureau                
Institute for Workplace Studies 
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