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European Central Bank data


Data description

ECBThe ECB Data Portal provides data on Euro area monetary policy, financial stability and other topics relevant to the activities of the ECB and the European System of Central Banks (ESCB).

ECB aggregate series are based on data from national central banks, credit institutions and international data providers. Data in Excel, CSV and XML formats are available in these thematic categories:

The ECB Economic Bulletin is available from 1999 to present. The ECB Financial Stability Review is available from 2004 to present.


Time period

Coverage ranges up to 30 years, varying by topic, country and source.

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How to access data

ECB statistical data can be downloaded in Excel, CSV, PDF, XML (SDMX-ML) and XML (SDMX-QUERY).

Data have common dimensions, eg. frequency, geographic area, data type and currency. There are three principal retrieval functions:

  • Browse data using a hierarchical navigation system organised by economic concept or report type
  • Search for data by submitting text or series keywords
  • Compile, store and manage data by logging in at 'My Data.'

Browse and 'My Data' functions are accessible via the left navigation menu. The Search engine is accessible via the button in the header of ECB data pages.

ECB interactive data visualisation tools are available for these themes:

The Euro area Real-Time Database (RTDB) is an experimental dataset consisting of "vintages, or snapshots, of time series of several variables, based on series reported in the ECB’s Economic Bulletin."

The Eurosystem Household Finance and Consumption Survey requires registration. Full details are on this ECB page.


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Page last updated on 09 April 2024

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