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The signature of the Treaty of Rome in 1957 created the European family. 50 years of the Treaty of Rome was celebrated in 2007. You will find the Eurostat brochure dedicated to this celebration at:

The Commission priorities for statistics can be found at The European Statistics Annual Work Programme 2017. It comprises the priorities of the ESS as regards the statistical work for 2017. It implements the Multi Annual Work Programme 2013–2017 that was established by the Regulation (EU) No 99/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 January 2013.

Statistical programme 2017:

Eurostat updates the Statistical requirements compendium every year taking into account new legislation and other developments relevant for European official statistics. The Statistical requirements compendium for 2018 can be found here:

Since 2012 the annual ESS Report proposed by PG meeting (30 March 2012) and welcomed by ESSC (23–24 May 2012) has been published each year.

The main purpose of the ESS report will be to enhance the visibility of the ESS and to give an overview of the most important achievements of the ESS over the last year. The report should also serve as a general accountability report and, therefore, be understandable for a wide public.


Document updated: 2018-12-11