Finding and Understanding Eurostat Data

12 October 2015
University of Manchester

Researchers, practitioners, teachers and students interested in statistics across Europe are invited to attend a free introductory workshop to better understand how to access and use data from Eurostat.

Eurostat is the statistical office of the European Union. Its task is to provide EU institutions and Member States with statistics at European level that enable comparisons between countries and regions. Today Eurostat offers a range of important and interesting data available to researchers and teachers, governments, businesses, journalists and the public.

This half-day, hands-on workshop will cover:

What is Eurostat?
  • Roles
  • Extraction
  • Dissemination
Other important aspects and services
  • Metadata
  • Classifications / national classifications and international
  • Microdata
Publications and data visualization programs
  • User Help

The course is free to attend and open to all, but places are limited and booking is essential. Please book using the link below.

Course leader: Fernando Morente
Timings: 2.00 - 5pm
Location: 4.2 Roscoe Building, Brunswick St, University of Manchester


The UK Data Service has recently upgraded its data discovery and access systems. Read more about the changes to our new Data Catalogue and ‘My Account’ area.