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Europe in Figures 2009

Eurostat, the EU’s statistical agency, has just released its 2009 issue of Europe in Figures.  This is freely available on-site as a Pdf download and “presents a comprehensive selection of statistical data on Europe.”  It is also produced and disseminated in print.  UBC Library has print copies of this annual publication from 1995 – 2008, with the 2009 on its way,  at call number HA1107.5 .E976.

“With just over 500 statistical tables, graphs and maps, the yearbook treats the following areas: the economy, population, education, health, living conditions and welfare, the labour market, industry and services, agriculture, forestry and fisheries, international trade, transport, the environment, energy, science and technology and Europe’s regions. This edition’s spotlight chapter covers creativity and innovation – the theme of the European year 2009.”  Most of the data from this publication cover years 1997 – 2007.

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