Discover Data Browser interface

How to come here from Eurostat website?

From Eurostat website following the “Data > Database” menu

Global layout

Online help

Data Browser provides contextual help, available for all functionalities, by clicking the "Help" button

Choose your language

3 possible languages:

  • English

  • German

  • French


Information - Metadata

Click the "Explanatory text" icon to view the dataset’s metadata; this information is displayed in a new page

Information - About the dataset

Click "About this dataset" to view metadata information about the dataset

Actions - Selection

Actions - Selection - Customize layout for visualisations

Actions - Selection - Data selection

It is possible to filter the data you want to display without creating a new dataset. This feature is described in the Online help:

Actions - Selection - Single selection

Actions - Selection - How to filter Time dimension ?

Actions - Selection - How to filter geographical dimension ?

Actions - Selection - Selection by level on NUTS and NACE - Selection tab

Actions - Format


  • 4 direct access visualisations:

    1. Table

    2. Line chart

    3. Bar chart

    4. Map

Visualisations - Table

Visualisations - Table - layout

Change layout via table visualisation

Visualisations - Line chart

Visualisations - Bar chart

Visualisations - Map

Visualisations - Map - NUTS LEVEL


  • Compliant with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) level AA

  • Support keyboard navigation

(warning) Data Browser is a visualisation tool with graph, map and table. The data visualisation accessibility remains limited.

Data Browser manipulations

Default view

  • When opening the dataset, the default view defined by Eurostat is displayed.

  • This default view uses last 10 positions for TIME dimension and 5 positions for DEMOGRAPHIC INDICATOR dimension.

  • Reduced dimensions display an icon (+) which allows to customize the dimension positions and then to create a new dataset.

Custom dataset

Custom dataset - selection by level on NUTS and NACE

What are visualisation settings ?

On save and on load, visualisation settings include:

  • Current visualisation (table, bar chart, line chart or map)

  • Selection configuration (layout + positions selected)

  • Format options


My data

My Data - Content

  • Datasets

  • Bookmarks

My data - add to My data

  • Datasets
  • Custom datasets

  • Bookmarks

Data Browser - advanced topics

What about series attributes?

  • Series attributes are managed in all visualisations.

    • Table: displayed in last column with grey background color

    • Line chart: displayed in the tooltip when mouse hover a line, and as the right-end of the lines

    • Bar chart: displayed in the tooltip when mouse hover in bar and as a black stroke on the bar

    • Map: displayed in the tooltip when mouse hover in country / region

Data on several frequencies - Selection

Data on several frequencies - Visualisation

Build your own view

  • Deliberately limited to line/bar/map charts to leave the floor to Eurostat Visualisation Tools

  • Data export + API wider format SDMX, JSON-STAT should help you to reuse Eurostat data in the solution of your choice.

  • Please contact for further information.

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