COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 13/2005of 6 January 2005implementing Regulation (EC) No 1177/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Councilconcerning Community statistics on income and living conditions (EU-SILC) as regards the list of target secondary variables relating to
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THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,
Having regard to the Treaty establishing the EuropeanCommunity,Having regard to Regulation (EC) No 1177/2003 of theEuropean Parliament and the Council of 16 June 2003concerning Community statistics on income and livingconditions (EU-SILC)(
), and in particular Article 15(2)(f)thereof,Whereas:
Regulation (EC) No 1177/2003 established a commonframework for the systematic production of Community statistics on income and living conditions,encompassing comparable and timely cross-sectional andlongitudinal data on income and on the level andcomposition of poverty and social exclusion at nationaland European Union levels.
Under Article 15(2)(f) of Regulation (EC) No 1177/2003,implementing measures are necessary for the list of targetsecondary areas and variables to be included every year in the cross-sectional component of EU-SILC. For 2006,the list of target secondary variables included in themodule
, (which relates particularly to participation in cultural events, integration withrelatives, friends and neighbours, and participation informal and informal activities) should be set out,together with variable codes and definitions.
The measures provided for in this Regulation are inaccordance with the opinion of the StatisticalProgramme Committee,
HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:
The list of target secondary variables, the variable codes, and thedefinitions for the 2006 Module for
to beincluded in the cross-sectional component of Community statistics on income and living conditions (EU-SILC) shall beas laid down in the Annex.
This Regulation shall enter into force on the 20th day followingthat of its publication in the
Official Journal of the EuropeanUnion
.This Regulation shall be binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member States.Done at Brussels, 6 January 2005.
For the Commission
Member of the Commission
7.1.2005 Official Journal of the European Union L 5/5
) OJ L 165, 3.7.2003, p. 1.