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During the second quarter of 2021, employed people aged between 20-64 years in the EU worked 3.0% more hours in total in their main job when compared with the first quarter of 2021.

Source:
Eurostat, 15 November 2021

Despite the pandemic, the total traded amounts in € of glass, paper and cardboard secondary waste materials didn’t change significantly between 2019 and 2020, while for plastic it dropped by almost

Source:
Eurostat, 11 November 2021

An EU-wide survey concluded that in 2020, 8% of the EU population said that they were unable to keep their home adequately warm.

Source:
Eurostat, 5 November 2021

In 2020, 24.2% of children (less than 18 years old) in the EU were at risk of poverty or social exclusion compared with 21.7% of adults (18–64) and 20.4% of older people (65 or over).

Source:
Eurostat, 28 October 2021

On the occasion of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, which takes place each year on 17 October, Eurostat has updated its data visualisation on ‘At risk of poverty and social exc

Source:
Eurostat, 17 October 2021

In 2019, there were 5.2 million teachers employed in primary, lower secondary and upper secondary education. This marked a 5% increase compared with 2013 (5.0 million).

Source:
Eurostat, 5 October 2021

The Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 12 'Responsible consumption and production' calls for action on all fronts: adoption of sustainable practices by businesses, promotion of sustainable procurem

Source:
Eurostat, 28 September 2021

In 2019 English was the most commonly studied foreign language at upper secondary general education level in the EU, with 96% of students learning it.

Source:
Eurostat, 24 September 2021

The Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 5 'Gender equality' aims to end all forms of discrimination, violence, and any harmful practices against women and girls.

Source:
Eurostat, 18 September 2021

In August 2021, the number of commercial flights in the EU increased by 48% compared with August 2020. This is still well below the pre-pandemic levels (-31% compared with August 2019).

Source:
Eurostat, 14 September 2021

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