Multiannual Programme

Regulation (EC) No 223/2009 (PDF) of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 March 2009 on European statistics establishes a legal framework for the development, production and dissemination of European statistics and sets the priorities related to the information needs for carrying out EU activities. (OL 2009 L 87 p.164)

The current programme, established by Regulation (EU) 99/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 January 2013, covers the period from 2013 to 2017.

The European Statistical Programme is implemented by Commission Annual Statistical Work Programmes, which set more detailed objectives for each year.

Regulation (EU) 99/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 January 2013 on the European statistical programme 2013–2017 (PDF) (OL 2013 L 39, p.12)

Decision 1578/2007/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 December 2007 on the Community Statistical Programme 2008 to 2012 (PDF) (OL 2007 L 344, p.15)

Annual Statistical Programme

Regulation (EC) No 223/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 March 2009 on European statistics and the Communication on the improvement of coordination of statistical work, adopted by the Commission on 21 February 1996, provide  for the Commission adoption of an annual statistical work programme.

An annual statistical work programme covers the priorities of the Commission as regards statistical work for a certain year.

The Statistical requirements compendium summarises the key reference information for the production of European statistics.


Document updated: 2017-08-10