Tools for Eurostat Open Data

Tools to download data from the Eurostat database <> together with search and manipulation utilities.

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R tools to access open data from Eurostat. Data search, download, manipulation and visualization.

Installation and use

See the package homepage for more.


Contributions are very welcome:


Kindly cite this work as follows: Leo Lahti, Przemyslaw Biecek, Markus Kainu and Janne Huovari. Retrieval and analysis of Eurostat open data with the eurostat package. R Journal 9(1):385-392, 2017. R package version 3.2.9. URL:

We are greatful to all contributors, including Joona Lehtomäki, Francois Briatte, and Oliver Reiter, and for the Eurostat open data portal! This project is part of rOpenGov.


This package is in no way officially related to or endorsed by Eurostat.


Reference manual

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3.3.1 by Leo Lahti, 2 months ago

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Authors: Leo Lahti [aut, cre] , Janne Huovari [aut] , Markus Kainu [aut] , Przemyslaw Biecek [aut] , Joona Lehtomaki [ctb] , Francois Briatte [ctb] , Oliver Reiter [ctb]

Documentation:   PDF Manual  

Task views: Official Statistics & Survey Methodology

BSD_2_clause + file LICENSE license

Imports broom, classInt, dplyr, httr, jsonlite, RColorBrewer, readr, sf, sp, stringi, stringr, tibble, tidyr, countrycode

Depends on methods

Suggests Cairo, ggplot2, knitr, lubridate, mapproj, plotrix, rmarkdown, roxygen2, rsdmx, rvest, testthat, tmap

Imported by iotables.

See at CRAN