Basic legal framework of the EU Statistics

 



EXTRACTS FROM THE TREATY ON THE FUNCTIONING OF THE EUROPEAN UNION
Article 338

(ex Article 285 TEC)

1. Without prejudice to Article 5 of the Protocol on the Statute of the European System of Central Banks and of the European Central Bank, the European Parliament and the Council, acting in accordance with the ordinary legislative procedure, shall adopt measures for the production of statistics where necessary for the performance of the activities of the Union.

2. The production of Union statistics shall conform to impartiality, reliability, objectivity, scientific independence, cost-effectiveness and statistical confidentiality; it shall not entail excessive burdens on economic operators.


  • European Statistics
  • Regulation (EC) No 223/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 March 2009 on European statistics
    This Regulation repeals Regulation (EC, Euratom) No 1101/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the transmission of data subject to statistical confidentiality to the Statistical Office of the European Communities, Council Regulation (EC) No 322/97 on Community Statistics, and Council Decision 89/382/EEC, Euratom establishing a Committee on the Statistical Programmes of the European Communities
  • Regulation (EU) 2015/759 of the EP and of the Council of 29 April 2015
    amending Regulation (EC) No 223/2009 on European statistics
  • COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) No 557/2013 of 17 June 2013
    implementing Regulation (EC) No 223/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council on European Statistics as regards access to confidential data for scientific purposes and repealing Commission Regulation (EC) No 831/2002 (Text with EEA relevance)
  • REGULATION (EU) No 99/2013 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 15 January 2013
    on the European statistical programme 2013-17 (Text with relevance for the EEA and for Switzerland)
  • REGULATION (EU) No 1383/2013 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 17 December 2013
    amending Regulation (EU) No 99/2013 on the European statistical programme 2013-17 (Text with relevance for the EEA and for Switzerland)
  • Eurostat
  • Commission Decision 97/281/EC of 21 April 1997 on the role of Eurostat as regards the production of Community statistics
  • European Central Bank (ECB)
  • Council Regulation (EC) No 2533/98 of 23 November 1998 concerning the collection of statistical information by the European Central Bank
  • Council Regulation (EC) No 951/2009 of 9 October 2009 amending Regulation (EC) No 2533/98 concerning the collection of statistical information by the European Central Bank