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Your Europe Advice Witnesses a 46% Increase of Enquiries in 2019, with ‘Social Security’ Being Most Common Legal Topic

11 May 2020

In 2019, Your Europe Advice (YEA) legal experts replied to 28,034 enquries recevied from EU citizens and businesses. The amount represents a 46% increase compared to the previous year, with ‘Social Security’ being the most enquired about legal topic.

ECAS has summarised key statistics and details of the enquiries received in 2019, which also provide valuable insight into the challenges EU citizens experience when exercising their Freedom of Movement rights. Based on the nature of enquiries, YEA has also provided recommendations for Member States on how to improve the interpretation and enforcement of relevant EU laws.



To access the full Your Europe Advice (YEA) 2019  ‘Annual Trends’ report, please click here.

To download the Your Europe Advice 2019 ‘Annual Trends’ infographic, please click here.

To download the ‘Problems discovered through the Your Europe Advice service and suggestions from ECAS – the European Commission’s contractor for YEA’ infographic, please click here.

Your Europe Advice (YEA) is an EU legal advice service available to citizens and businesses. The service is managed by the European Citizen Action Service (ECAS) under contract with and on behalf of the European Commission1. It consists of a team of 60 lawyers who provide responses in all 24 official EU languages and are familiar with both EU and national laws in all EU Member States.