Definition: European statistics
Statistical concept; Peer reviews
Relevant statistics necessary for the performance of the activities of the European Union (EU).
European Statistics are statistics
1. included in the European statistical programme and the corresponding annual work programme,
2. in accordance with the statistical principles set out in the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union and in Regulation (EC) No 223/2009, and further elaborated in the European statistics Code of Practice.
European Union, Commission Decision of 17 September 2012 on Eurostat (2012/504/EU), Official Journal of the European Union No L 251, 18.9.2012, p. 49 - 52