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Document 32015R2381

Commission Regulation (EU) 2015/2381 of 17 December 2015 implementing Regulation (EC) No 1059/2003 of the European Parliament and the Council on the establishment of a common classification of territorial units for statistics (NUTS), as regards the transmission of the time series for the new regional breakdown

OJ L 332, 18.12.2015, p. 52–53 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

In force

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/reg/2015/2381/oj

18.12.2015   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 332/52


COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) 2015/2381

of 17 December 2015

implementing Regulation (EC) No 1059/2003 of the European Parliament and the Council on the establishment of a common classification of territorial units for statistics (NUTS), as regards the transmission of the time series for the new regional breakdown

THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION,

Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

Having regard to Regulation (EC) No 1059/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 May 2003 on the establishment of a common classification of territorial units for statistics (NUTS) (1), and in particular Article 5(5) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

Regulation (EC) No 1059/2003 constitutes the legal framework for the regional classification in order to enable the collection, compilation and dissemination of harmonised regional statistics in the Union.

(2)

According to Article 5(5) of Regulation (EC) No 1059/2003, when an amendment is made to the NUTS classification, the Member State concerned should transmit to the Commission the time series for the new regional breakdown to replace data already transmitted. The list of the time series and their length should be specified by the Commission taking into account the feasibility of providing them. These time series are to be supplied within 2 years of the amendment to the NUTS classification.

(3)

The NUTS classification has been amended by Commission Regulation (EU) No 1319/2013 (2) with effect from 1 January 2015 and Commission Regulation (EU) No 868/2014 (3) with effect from 1 January 2016.

(4)

The measures provided for in this Regulation are in accordance with the opinion of the European Statistical System Committee,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

Member States shall transmit to the Commission the time series for the new regional breakdown in accordance with the list specified in the Annex.

Article 2

This Regulation shall enter into force on the twentieth day following that of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union.

This Regulation shall be binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member States.

Done at Brussels, 17 December 2015.

For the Commission

The President

Jean-Claude JUNCKER


(1)  OJ L 154, 21.6.2003, p. 1.

(2)  Commission Regulation (EU) No 1319/2013 of 9 December 2013 amending annexes to Regulation (EC) No 1059/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the establishment of a common classification of territorial units for statistics (NUTS) (OJ L 342, 18.12.2013, p. 1).

(3)  Commission Regulation (EU) No 868/2014 of 8 August 2014 amending the annexes to Regulation (EC) No 1059/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the establishment of a common classification of territorial units for statistics (NUTS) (OJ L 241, 13.8.2014, p. 1).


ANNEX

Required starting year by statistical domain

Domain

NUTS level 2

NUTS level 3

Agriculture — agricultural accounts

2007 (1)

 

Agriculture — animal populations

2010

 

Agriculture — crop production

2007

 

Agriculture — milk production

2010

 

Agriculture — structure of agricultural holdings

2010

2010 (1)

Demography — population, live births, deaths

1990 (2)

1990 (2)

Labour market — employment, unemployment

2010

2010 (1)

Environment — waste treatment facilities

2010

 

Health — causes of death

1994 (3)

 

Health — infrastructure

1993 (1)

 

Health — patients

2000 (1)

 

Information society

2010 (1)

 

Regional economic accounts — Household accounts

2000

 

Regional economic accounts — Regional accounts

2000

2000

Science and technology — R & D expenditure and staff

2011

 

Tourism

2012

 


(1)  The transmission is not mandatory.

(2)  The transmission is not mandatory for reference years 1990 to 2012.

(3)  The transmission is not mandatory for reference years 1994 to 2010.


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