The sector is worth billions of euros in Gross Value Added to the EU economy every year.
The sector produces on average 152 million tonnes of finished steel per year.
The EU steel industry has 500 production sites spread out across 22 EU Member States.
The steel sector employs 306,000 people directly and is responsible for up to 2.27 million indirect jobs.
EUROFER provides statistics about the sector using steel-specific definitions and on a defined schedule.
The European Steel Association publishes a market and economic outlook every quarter. This page redirects to the publications section.