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Banking data - S&P Global Market Intelligence
S&P Global Market Intelligence provides data on financial markets, banks and financial institutions worldwide. Coverage of the global banking sector includes financial statements, ownership information, market analysis, filings, mergers and acquisitions' information and sectoral news. An Excel add-in (EUI desktops) can be used for the selection and elaboration of data variables, geographical coverage and time series. [Full details]

Central and Eastern European data - WIIW
Data on Central and Eastern Europe, the CIS and south-eastern Europe from 1990 to present, collated by the Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies (WIIW) in four main series: Foreign Direct Investment; Annual macroeconomic data; Monthly macroeconomic data and Industrial data on Central and Eastern Europe. [Full details]

ComExt Intra- and Extra-EU trade data  
Statistics on merchandise trade among European Union member states, and between EU member states and global partners. ComExt is prepared by Eurostat from data provided by the statistical agencies of the EU member states.  [Full details]

Comparative Political Data Sets - Universität Bern   
Institutional and political data for 23 democratic countries since 1960
, covering elections, political parties, institutions, economic openness, public social expenditure and other variables. [Full details]

Cross-National Time-Series
Worldwide data on major political economic variables, including government expenditure, population, per capita GDP, trade, infrastructure, conflict events, elections, legislative process, political measures and international status indicators, from 1815 to present. [Full details]

Data Repositories Registry - re3data.org 
Global registry of research data repositories, with search and browse functions, covering multiple academic disciplines, maintained by Humboldt University and partners. [Full details]

Datastream - Thomson Reuters   
Global financial and macroeconomic data platform covering equities, stock market indices, currencies, company fundamentals, fixed income securities and key economic indicators for 175 countries and 60 markets. Equity data from IPO to present is updated daily. Macroeconomic time series are monthly, quarterly and annual, with up to 50 years' coverage. [Full details]

Demographic Yearbook - UN  
Annual statistical data on population, age, sex, birth-rates and mortality for countries in the United Nations system, prepared by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs in collaboration with national statistical agencies worldwide. [Full details]

Direction of Trade Statistics - IMF    
Annual, quarterly and monthly time series data on merchandise exports and imports for 187 countries, with world trade flow aggregates between major regions from 1981 to present. Related Direction of Trade Statistics Historical database covers 1948 to 1979. [Full details]

Electoral and parliamentary data
EUI Library directory introducing quantitative and qualitative European and global electoral and parliamentary data resources. [Full details]

European Capital Markets Database - ECMI
European Capital Markets Institute database containing statistics on European and global capital markets, with disaggregated data on equity markets and MiFID (Markets in Financial Instruments Directive) statistics for pan-European and national equity markets, structured in eight primary sections. [Full details]

EUI ResData repository
Repository of research data outputs of the European University Insitute. ResData - a solution for preserving and sharing datasets was launched in October 2017. [Full details]

European Central Bank data  
Data on Euro area monetary policy, financial stability and the activities of the European System of Central Banks (ESCB), with aggregate series based on observations from national central banks, credit institutions and international data sources. [Full details]

European Data Portal 
The European Data Portal provides access to 415,000 public datasets harvested from 70 data catalogues in 34 countries (European Union member states, the EEA, Switzerland and countries in the EU Neighbourhood Policy programme). Data resources are indexed by the European Commission from national, regional, local and domain-specific public data providers. [Full details]

European Regional Data (sub-state)
Database elaborated by Cambridge Econometrics from Eurostat and other international sources, providing multiple indicators on European regional growth, convergence and competitiveness; covering output, employment, population, GDP, compensation, gross fixed capital formation and other NUTS data observations at the sub-state level. [Full details]

Eurostat data
Official source for statistical data on the European Union, member states and sub-state regions, structured in nine primary categories: General and regional statistics; Economy and finance; Population and social conditions; Industry, trade and services; Agriculture and fisheries; External trade; Transport; Environment and energy, and Science and technology. [Full details]

Factiva Dow Jones companies and markets data
Factiva Dow Jones is a digital archive of global news content with five years of companies and markets' data. Includes filings reports for public companies including; balance sheets, cash flow, income statements, geographic segment breakdown and key ratios. Market data on companies by peer group can be generated with up to ten variables. [Full details]

Federal Reserve data - USA
The Federal Reserve Economic Data (FRED) portal provides access to 469,000 time series from 83 sources. Data is collected and collated by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis and presented in eight thematic categories: Academic data; Money, banking, and finance; National accounts; Population, employment, and labour markets; Production and business activity; Prices; International data, and U.S. regional data. [Full details]

Gender data - World Bank, United Nations and European Union  
The Gender Equality Data portal (UN and World Bank) provides worldwide country level gender data. The European Institute for Gender Equality database and Gender Equality Index provides comparable index variables for all EU member states. Gender Info is a UN database of statistics on family, health, education, work, population and political participation. [Full details]

Genesis - German Official Statistics Portal  
German Federal Statistics Office platform providing data on the German population, regions, labour market, elections, education, social benefits, health, environment, prices, consumption and public finance. [Full details]

Global Financial Data - Finaeon - GFD Inc.
Database of long-range financial series on stocks, bonds, bills and other instruments, covering approximately 200 countries from the medieval period to present. Financial and economic data series are assigned nine metadata descriptors: series ID; description; start date; end date/most recent; periodicity; country/territory; currency; series type (eg. government bond yields) and sector designation. [Full details]

GlobalStat - Global Governance Programme, RSCAS, EUI
Statistics portal with online tools for analysing data on economic, environmental, political, social and cultural variables. Data is sourced from international organisations and presented in three clusters: Global trends; Sustainable livelihood and Prosperity of nations/human well-being. [Full details]

Google Dataset Search (beta)
Google Dataset Search (launched in September 2018) helps find open datasets and data series – by searching data repositories worldwide. The new resource searches both open public data repositories (governments; international organisations) and open research data repositories (universities, research institutions). [Full details]

Government Finance Statistics - IMF  
Data on revenue, expenditure and transactions in assets and liabilities for the state sector and sub-sectors for 137 countries from 1990 to present. Related Government Finance Statistics Historical covers 1972 to 1989. [Full details]

Growth and development time-series data
The Groningen Growth and Development Centre (Netherlands) provides access to comparative time-series data for research on economic performance, growth and development worldwide. Resources include: Penn World Table (version 8.1; 2015); Maddison Historical Statistics; Total Economy Database; GGDC 10-Sector Database; EU KLEMS Database; GGDC Productivity Level Database; Dataset on Comparative Historical National Accounts; World Input-Output Database, and Africa Sector Database. [Full details]

Guida all'Italia contemporanea - Garzanti  
Statistical tables from the 'Guida all'Italia contemporanea' for the period 1861 to 1997 covering economic resources; political institutions and government; society and politics, and; social and cultural behaviour. [Full details]

Historical Statistics of the United States - Census Bureau  
Compendium of 13,000 data series on economic, social, political, human and environmental topics from 1775 to 2000 structured in five sections: Population; Work and welfare; Economic structure and performance; Economic sectors; Governance and international relations. [Full details]

Human Development Indicators and Index - UNDP  
Annual United Nations Development Programme data, providing broad measures of well-being for countries in the UN system, covering life expectancy, education and purchasing power parity. Human Development Reports from 1990 to present are also provided. [Full details]

International Country Risk Guide
Country risk data and country reports on worldwide political, financial and macroeconomic trends from 1984 to present, plus five-year forecasts. Data may be customised by country, variable, or in chronological order. [Full details]

International Debt Statistics - World Bank  
Database on the external debts of 128 countries in the World Bank's Debtor Reporting System, with more than 200 indicators of debt and financial flows from 1970 to present. Formerly known as Global Development Finance. [Full details]

International Energy Agency database - IEA   
Worldwide energy sector data on CO2 emissions; coal; electricity; energy prices and taxation; energy sector projections; energy technology R&D; natural gas; oil; renewables, and world energy statistics and balances. [Full details]

International Financial Statistics - IMF  
Data on global exchange rates, international liquidity, money and banking, interest rates, prices, production, international transactions and national accounts, presented in tabular format by country and region, with world aggregates from 1948 to present. [Full details]

International Historical Statistics - Palgrave  
Compendium of national and international socio-economic data from 1750 to present, covering Africa, Asia, Oceania, the Americas and Europe in ten data categories: population and vital statistics; labour force; agriculture; industry; external trade; transport and communications; finance; commodity prices; education and national accounts. [Full details]

International Labour Organisation data
Databases on labour standards and conditions worldwide. LABORSTA: economically active population rates in 185 countries and territories; KILMnet: database of 18 key country-level indicators of the international labour market since 1980; SIMPOC: database on child labour worldwide, and NATLEX: database of international labour standards and national labour and social security laws. [Full details]

International Monetary Fund data  
The IMF provides data on global monetary relations, financial stability, international trade and economic growth. Coverage is for 188 countries worldwide. Series include; Direction of Trade Statistics (DOTS), Government Finance Statistics (GFS), International Finance Statistics (IFS), Balance of Payments Statistics (BOPS) and the IMF World Economic Outlook database. [Full details]

International Trade Centre data   
International Trade Centre data on global trade, market access, foreign direct investment and economic standards provided by the ITC - a joint agency of UNCTAD and the WTO. [Full details]

OECD iLibrary
400 statistical series from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, with 6,000 eBooks and 3,000 working papers from the 1960s to present. Platform includes data from the International Energy Agency (IEA); Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA); PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment) and the International Transport Forum (ITF). [Full details]

Social security data - ISSA  
Database of 170 social security country profiles, compiled by the International Social Security Association since 1994, organised in seven themes: social security systems: country profiles; social security scheme descriptions; good practices in social security; social security reform and complementary and private pensions. [Full details]

Statista
Online portal providing worldwide data on industrial sectors, consumer markets, the digital economy, public opinion, media, demography and macroeconomic trends. Quantitative data from 425 sectors in 50 countries are provided with infographic tools for analysis and visualisation. [Full details]

Trade in Value Added - OECD/WTO 
Database using methodology to reflect the complexity of value-added in international trade, foreign direct investment, component sourcing (domestic/external) and other dynamics of the globalised economy. Jointly published by the OECD and WTO. [Full details]

United Nations data
Combined database of the United Nations system, providing statistics from UN agencies and international partners, covering world agriculture, education, employment, energy, environment, health, HIV/AIDS, human development, industry, information technology, national accounts, population, refugees, tourism, and UN Millennium Development Goals. [Full details]  

UNCTAD data  
UN Conference on Trade and Development database covering international merchandise trade; trade in services; merchandise trade; economic trends; foreign direct investment; external financial resources; population and labour force; commodities and maritime transport. [Full details]

UNICEF ChildInfo
Data portal for major UNICEF series: Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys, the State of the World's Children, Progress for Children and the TransMonee database on Central-Eastern Europe. [Full details]

UNIDO Industrial Statistics
Harmonised industrial development data on 23 manufacturing sectors in 166 countries since 1963, using seven principal indicators: number of establishments; employment; wages and salaries; output; value added; gross fixed capital formation, and number of female employees. [Full details]

WIIW Data on Central and Eastern Europe
Data on Central and Eastern Europe, the CIS and south-eastern Europe from 1990 to present, collated by the Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies (WIIW) in four main series: Foreign Direct Investment; Annual macroeconomic data; Monthly macroeconomic data and Industrial data on Central and Eastern Europe. [Full details]

World Bank data portal
Portal giving access to global economic and development series including; World Development Indicators, International Debt Statistics, Millennium Development Indicators; the Doing Business database and statistics on poverty, education and gender. [Full details]

World Development Indicators
Global database maintained by the World Bank, providing statistics in six categories: World View, People, Environment, Economy, States and Markets, and Global Linkages, for 210 economies from 1960 to present. [Full details]

 


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Page last updated on 07 September 2018