Welcome to the Eurostat Conference on Social Statistics 2016

"Towards more agile social statistics" 28-30 November 

Improving the policy-relevance of European social statistics is a high priority for Eurostat. This conference aims to bring together experts and stakeholders in various statistical and policy domains to give input to the future development of Eurostat's social statistics.

The conference will address a range of social statistics-related issues including, but not limited to, the future of census-type population statistics, use of big data in social statistics, modernised data collection on income, consumption and wealth, and new ways of monitoring labour mobility and transitions. Topic-specific sessions will provide examples of new developments that allow for more relevant and timely statistics to be produced.

At the same time, the policy framework that underlies needs for statistics would be presented by European and national policy makers.

Eurostat is pleased to invite all participants to attend the social dinner on November 28th from 18.30 to 20.30 at:

Alvisse Parc Hotel
120, Route d'Echternach, Luxembourg City, 1453, Luxembourg
Room: Europe – Ground floor

Transfers will be organized, immediately after the conference, from the Congress Center to the dinner venue.
At the end of the dinner transfer service will be provided to the Best Western Victor Hugo Hotel, Luxembourg Central Station and Congress Center.


Eurostat's mission: to be the leading provider of high quality statistics on Europe.

Multilanguage User support
Eurostat is the statistical office of the European Union situated in Luxembourg. Its task is to provide the European Union with statistics at European level that enable comparisons between countries and regions.
As a key stakeholder of the European Statistical System (ESS), Eurostat is ideally placed to provide support to non-EU countries and non-EU institutions that are looking to approximate their official statistics to EU and International statistical standards.