EU statisticians make a vital contribution to EU decision-making and future policies. Their work focuses on gathering, evaluating and interpreting data that will help shape EU decisions about the economy, finance, society, agriculture, the environment and many other areas.
Their duties include designing and implementing statistical programmes; defining methodologies; applying mathematical models; undertaking quantitative and qualitative analysis; regulating and coordinating statistical activities; interpreting and disseminating data; executing project plans, among other tasks.
As a statistician, you can join the EU either as an administrator or as an assistant.
You must have a good command of at least two EU languages.
To join as an administrator, you must have a degree in a related discipline for entry at grade AD 5 (entry-level for officials at administrator level); to join at a more senior level (grade AD 7) you must also have several years’ relevant experience.
To join as an assistant, you must have either a post-secondary education in an appropriate subject and a few years' relevant professional experience, or a secondary education and at least several years' relevant professional experience.
Key qualifications may vary so always check the specific requirements whenever a selection procedure is published.
Learn more about selection procedures and different staff categories.
You can also find available job opportunities or consult our traineeships page.