Table 1

 Key demographic and migration statistics for selected EU countries (Source: Multiple sources including EUROSTAT.7)

*Early school leavers—percentage of the population aged 18–24 with at most lower secondary education and not in further education or training.
†Total unemployment rate—unemployed people as a share of the total active population.
‡Total long term unemployment (over 12 months) as a percentage of the total active population aged 15–64.
§Inequality of income distribution—the ratio of total income received by the 20% of the population with the highest income compared with that received by the 20% of the population with the lowest income. Income must be understood as equivalised disposable income.
Total population (1000), 2002798010 3105344517857 90881 53510 568389757 39743515 94810 35940 258892559 004
% Population aged 15–6467.965.966.866.965.267.967.667.067.767.267.867.968.464.366.0
Total fertility rate1.291.651.291.731.901.291.291.981.241.701.691.421.251.571.63
% Population foreign born9.
Early school leavers* (2001)10.213.616.810.313.512.516.5NA26.418.115.345.228.610.5NA
Total unemployment rate† (2002)
Long term unemployment‡ (2001)
Inequality of income distribution§ (1999)
Level of internet access—households (2001)49.140.964.548.135.543.711.746.232.943.658.523.423.464.346.5
Health expenditure as proportion of GDP (1999)
AIDS incidence per million population (2000)