Friday, 21 July 2017
BREAKING NEWS

Europe 2020 in targets

To measure progress in meeting the Europe 2020 goals, 5 headline targets have been agreed for the whole EU.

This limited set of EU-level targets is translated into national targets in each EU country, reflecting different situations and circumstances.

The 5 targets for the EU in 2020

  1. 1. Employment
    • 75% of the 20-64 year-olds to be employed
  2. 2. R&D
    • 3% of the EU’s GDP to be invested in R&D
  3. 3. Climate change / energy
    • greenhouse gas emissions 20% (or even 30%, if the conditions are right)lower than 1990
    • 20% of energy from renewables
    • 20% increase in energy efficiency
  4. 4. Education
    • Reducing school drop-out rates below 10%
    • at least 40% of 30-34–year-olds completing third level education
  5. 5. Poverty / social exclusion
    • at least 20 million fewer people in or at risk of poverty and social exclusion
Source: http://ec.europa.eu/europe2020/europe-2020-in-a-nutshell/targets/index_en.htm
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