European Cities Data Tool

Explore the data and compare the performance of over 300 European and UK cities on population, employment, business stock and more

Data dashboard last updated on 19 Nov 2018

Explore the full dataset

This option will take you to the main data tool and allows you to create bar charts, scatter plots and tables for the full dataset of 330 European cities, or any selection of cities you choose.

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About Competing with the Continent

This report and data tool bring together economic data from 330 cities from across 17 European countries. This tool lets you explore all the data collected, comparing cities all over Europe by population, jobs, business, skills and industry. Cities from the UK are also shown against the five most similar European cities by size and industrial structure, to better understand their economic performance.

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*UK Cities are defined based on the Primary Urban Area definition used by Centre for Cities throughout its work. You can find more information about UK Primary Urban Areas here. The European cities use the Eurostat Urban Audit definition.