Indicators of the Europe 2020 strategy

Europe 2020, an EU strategy for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth, is based on five headline targets:

  1. 75% of the population aged 20–64 should be employed.
  2. 3% of the GDP should be invested in R&D.
  3. Greenhouse gas emissions should be reduced by 20% compared to 1990; the share of renewable energy sources in final energy consumption should be 20%, and energy efficiency should increase by 20%.
  4. The share of early school leavers and youth with low education levels should be under 10% and at least 40% of the new generation should complete a tertiary education.
  5. The number of people living in at-risk-of-poverty, materially deprived or unemployed households should be reduced by 20 million people.

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Early school leavers by gender

Employment rate by gender, age group 20-64

Greenhouse gas emissions, base year 1990

Gross domestic expenditure on R&D (GERD)

Severely materially deprived persons

Persons at-risk-of-poverty after social transfers

Persons living in households with very low work intensity

Population at-risk-of-poverty or exclusion

Share of renewable energy in gross final energy consumption

Tertiary educational attainment by gender, age group 30–34