(07 September 2016) – Today, Eurostat issues the flagship publication “Urban Europe — statistics on cities, towns and suburbs”. Its thirteen chapters present statistics on urban life in the EU.
The first part of the publication focuses on the opportunities and challenges cities bring, the size and spatial distribution of urban development, the dominance of capital cities, the development of smart and green cities, as well as tourism and culture in cities.
The second part of the publication concentrates on the people who are born, live and work in cities. It begins with a broad description of life in cities and subsequently focuses on working in cities, the housing situation in cities, migration, poverty and social exclusion as well as satisfaction and quality of life in cities.