Download economic data

Our data base includes more than 300 indicators for over 200 countries. As professors of economics who have published over 50 academic journal articles and advised hundreds of students, we provide a careful selection of indicators that are routinely used in economics research. Each variable comes with a definition and the series are updated regularly.

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Data sources

We use the following sources:

- The World Bank

- The United Nations

- U.S. Energy Information Administration

- UNESCO

- Transparency International

- United Nations Development Program

- The World Economic Forum

- Natural Environment Research Council UK

- FAOSTAT

- KPMG

- Freedom House

- The Heritage Foundation

- The Global Innovation Index Reports

- A.T. Kearney

- Cline Center for Democracy

- KOF Swiss Economic Institute

- Stockholm International Peace Research Institute

- Kimberley Process

- International Organisation of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers

- Delcredere Ducroire

Available indicators (annual data)
Main economic indicators
Economic growth: the rate of change of real GDP
Gross Domestic Product, billions of U.S. dollars
Gross Domestic Product, billions of 2010 U.S. dollars
GDP per capita, current U.S. dollars
GDP per capita, Purchasing Power Parity
GDP per capita, constant 2010 dollars
Human Development Index (0 - 1)
Inflation: percent change in the Consumer Price Index
Capital investment as percent of GDP
Capital investment, billion USD
Household consumption as percent of GDP
Household consumption, billion USD
Household debt to GDP, in percent
Savings as percent of GDP
Savings, billion USD
External debt, percent of Gross National Income
Government spending as percent of GDP
Government spending, billion USD
Government budget balance as percent of GDP
Government debt as percent of GDP
Value added by industry as percent of GDP
Value added by the manufacturing sector as percent of GDP
Value added in the services sector as percent of GDP
Industry value added, billion USD
Manufacturing value added, billion USD
Services value added, billion USD
Shares of world totals
International transactions
Labor force
Infrastructure and transport
Energy and environment
Agriculture
Financial system
Innovation
Taxes
Governance and political system
Economic freedom
Health
Education
Globalization
Country risk
Industry: Oil, coal, and electricity
Oil reserves, billion barrels
Oil production, thousand barrels per day
Gasoline production, thousand barrels per day
Jet fuel production, thousand barrels per day
Liquefied petroleum gas production, thousand barrels per day
Oil consumption, thousand barrels per day
Gasoline consumption, thousand barrels per day
Jet fuel consumption, thousand barrels per day
Liquefied petroleum gas consumption, thousand barrels per day
Coal production, thousand short tons
Coal consumption, thousand short tons
Coal imports, thousand short tons
Coal exports, thousand short tons
Electricity production, billion kilowatthours
Nuclear power generation, billion kilowatthours
Hydroelectricity generation, billion kilowatthours
Electricity consumption, billion kilowatthours
Electricity production capacity, million kilowatts
Electricity imports, billion kilowatthours
Electricity exports, billion kilowatthours
Renewable power generation, billion kilowatthours
Renewable power consumption, billion kilowatthours
Crime
Religions
Other indicators
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