In 2018, the life expectancy of a newborn in the EU was 81.0 years. This figure was 5.5 years higher for women (83.7 years) than men (78.2 years).
During the second quarter of 2020, some 46.500 first-time asylum seekers applied for international protection in the Member States of the European Union (EU).
In July 2020, a month marked by some relaxation of COVID-19 containment measures in many Member States, the euro area seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 7.9%, up from 7.7% in June 2020.
Ιn June 2020, a month marked by some relaxation of COVID
In June 2020, the month when COVID-19 containment measures started being phased out in most Member States, the euro area seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 7.8%, up from 7.7% in May 2020.
In 2019, 29% of residents of EU Member States aged 16 or over were unable to afford paying for an annual one-week holiday away from home.
The proportion of live births outside marriage in the EU stood at 42% in 2018. This is 17 percentage points above the value in 2000.
Under the baseline scenario of the latest population projections issued by Eurostat, the EU’s population will continue to grow older.
In these times of coronavirus pandemic, and due to the social distancing measures in force, people are connecting more often with others via social networks.