European Union


Statistical Profile of the European Union

More than 100 indicators covering a wide range of areas. Click on the red i beside each indicator to obtain the unit of measure, a definition of the indicator and a list of references. To compare with other OECD countries, tables and charts are provided ...


Economic Surveys of the European Union and Euro Area 2016

Macro policies have become more supportive, but demand is still weak and unemployment very high.


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    An Opportunity For Europe? Submit your ideas

    The McKinsey Global Institute has launched a global essay contest aimed at crowdsourcing solutions on how to implement a pro-growth economic strategy that is both effective and that appeals to voters and policy-makers. Submissions are due by July 31. In this video, OECD Secretary-General encourages creativity, and fresh ideas to meet the challenges facing Europe.

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    Recruiting Immigrant Workers: Europe 2016 - en

    The OECD series Recruiting Immigrant Workers comprises country studies of labour migration policies. This particular volume looks at the efficiency of European Union instruments for managing labour migration.

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    Better Regulation in Europe - The EU 15 project

    The EU Better Regulation project is a partnership between the OECD and the European Commission. It draws on the initiatives for Better Regulation promoted by both organisations over the last few years.

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    European Union and the OECD

    The Commission of the European Union (EU) takes part in the work of the OECD, in accordance with the Supplementary Protocol to the Convention on the OECD. This participation goes well beyond that of a mere observer.