The NUTS classification (Nomenclature of territorial units for statistics) is a hierarchical system for dividing up the economic territory of the EU for the purpose of:
a) The collection, development and harmonisation of European regional statistics;
b) Socio-economic analyses of the regions;
c) Framing of EU regional policies (e.g. cohesion policy).
The system is based on population thresholds and favours administrative division. The legal acts behind started with Commission Regulation (EC) No 1059/2003 which specify stability of the classification for at least three years.
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- Nomenclature of territorial units for statistics
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- Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Belgium, Austria, Cyprus, Bulgaria, Germany, Czechia, Spain, Denmark, Finland, Estonia, United Kingdom, France, Hungary, Greece, Italy, Ireland, Luxembourg, Lithuania, Malta, Latvia
Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union
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