STATISTICAL INDICATORS

BY KEITH NUTHALL
THE EUROPEAN Commission is developing a set of common statistical indicators that will enable the EU and national governments to accurately assess where there are particular problems of poverty and social exclusion within the European Union. A statement from the Commission said that although progress was being made on this work, further development is "urgent" in two key areas: the development of non-monetary indicators and also improved measurement tools in relation to health, housing and education. The Commission said that it hoped ...


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