MEDSTAT II – Statistical cooperation

Project Duration
2006 - 2009
€30 million (MEDA)

Countries covered:

  • Algeria
  • Egypt
  • Israel
  • Jordan
  • Lebanon
  • Morocco
  • Palestine *
  • Syria *
  • Tunisia

Brief Description

Strengthens the capacity of the relevant authorities in the Mediterranean Partner Countries to collect updated, timely and relevant statistics, which ensure reliability and coherence
Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Occupied Palestinian Territory, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey

Actions in brief


  • Transfers know-how and best practices through targeted technical assistance, workshops, training courses and study visits.
  • Disseminates statistics via publications, including for example the annual Bulletin on Euro-Mediterranean Statistics, Statistics in Focus and Sector Reports.
  • Runs a website with statistics on the Mediterranean Partner Countries, as a section on the Eurostat website.
  • Ensures a continuous exchange of harmonised data between the Mediterranean Partner Countries and Eurostat.
  • Supplies the necessary hardware and software. 


Sustainable Development