Euro area Economic Indicators

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GDP and economic growth
measure
Frequency
Latest value
Last update
Time coverage
percent
quarterly
Q1/2019
1.00
Q1/1996 - Q1/2019
The percent change in the Gross Domestic Product from the same quarter last year using constant prices.
percent
quarterly
Q1/2019
0.40
Q2/1995 - Q1/2019
The percent change in the Gross Domestic Product from the previous quarter using constant prices. Data are seasonally adjusted.
billion EUR
quarterly
Q1/2019
2884.16
Q1/1995 - Q1/2019
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is the sum of the gross value added by all resident producers in the economy plus any product taxes and minus any subsidies not included in the value of the products. The data are in billion local currency units using current prices.
points
monthly
May/2019
-6.50
1/1985 - 5/2019
The consumer survey contains standardized questions about the financial situation of households, general economic situation, inflation, unemployment, saving, intentions of making major purchases on durable goods or purchasing or building a home or buying a car. The survey gives an opportunity to analyze the tendencies in the development of public opinions on significant economic phenomena in the country.
points
monthly
Apr/2019
2.61
1/1996 - 4/2019
The business survey indicator provides information on the amount of optimism or pessimism that business managers feel about the prospects of their companies, based upon opinion surveys on developments in production, orders and stocks of finished goods and the general economic situation of the company. It can be used to monitor output growth and to anticipate turning points in economic activity.
index points
monthly
May/2019
51.80
3/2019 - 5/2019
The composite Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) is an indicator of economic health for manufacturing and service sectors. The purpose of the PMI is to provide information about current business conditions to company decision makers, analysts and purchasing managers. Each country PMI survey for the manufacturing or service sector is based on questionnaire responses from panels of senior purchasing executives (or similar) at over 400 companies. The composite PMI is a number from 0 to 100. A PMI above 50 represents an expansion when compared with the previous month. A PMI reading under 50 represents a contraction, and a reading at 50 indicates no change.
index points
monthly
May/2019
47.70
4/2019 - 5/2019
The manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) is an indicator of economic health for the manufacturing sector. The purpose of the PMI is to provide information about current business conditions to company decision makers, analysts and purchasing managers. Each country PMI survey for the manufacturing sector is based on questionnaire responses that cover the following economic variables: output, new orders, new export orders, backlogs of work, output prices, input prices, suppliers’ delivery times, stocks of finished goods, quantity of purchases, stocks of purchases, employment, future output. The manufacturing PMI is a number from 0 to 100. A PMI above 50 represents an expansion when compared with the previous month. A PMI reading under 50 represents a contraction, and a reading at 50 indicates no change.
index points
monthly
May/2019
52.90
3/2019 - 5/2019
The services Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) is an indicator of economic health for the services sector. The purpose of the PMI is to provide information about current business conditions to company decision makers, analysts and purchasing managers. Each country PMI survey for the services sector is based on questionnaire responses that cover the following economic variables: business activity, new business, backlogs of work, prices charged, input prices, employment, expectations for activity. The services PMI is a number from 0 to 100. A PMI above 50 represents an expansion when compared with the previous month. A PMI reading under 50 represents a contraction, and a reading at 50 indicates no change.
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GDP components and structure
measure
Frequency
Latest value
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Time coverage
billion EUR
quarterly
Q1/2019
1552.42
Q1/1995 - Q1/2019
The market value of all goods and services, including durable products, purchased by households.
percent
quarterly
53.83
3/1995 - 3/2019
Household Consumption as percent of GDP
percent
quarterly
2.15
3/1996 - 3/2019
The percent change in Household Consumption from the same quarter last year.
billion EUR
quarterly
Q1/2019
597.74
Q1/1995 - Q1/2019
Gross fixed capital formation including land improvements; plant, machinery, and equipment purchases; and the construction of roads, railways, and the like, including schools, offices, hospitals, private residential dwellings, and commercial and industrial buildings.
percent
quarterly
20.72
3/1995 - 3/2019
Gross fixed capital formation including land improvements; plant, machinery, and equipment purchases; and the construction of roads, railways, and the like, including schools, offices, hospitals, private residential dwellings, and commercial and industrial buildings as percent of GDP
percent
quarterly
5.70
3/1996 - 3/2019
The percent change in investment (Physical Capital Accumulation) from the same quarter last year.
index points
monthly
Apr/2019
107.20
1/2000 - 4/2019
The retail sales index is an aggregated measure of the sales of retail goods over a stated period. Because retail sales are a measure of consumer demand for finished goods, they are a leading macroeconomic indicator of the pulse of an economy and its projected path toward expansion or contraction.
percent
monthly
Apr/2019
1.42
1/2001 - 4/2019
The retail sales Y-on-Y is an aggregated measure of the sales of retail goods over a stated period. Because retail sales are a measure of consumer demand for finished goods, they are a leading macroeconomic indicator of the pulse of an economy and its projected path toward expansion or contraction. Retail sales Y-on-Y is calculated as the percent change in the Retail sales index from the same month the previous year.
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Money and inflation
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Frequency
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Time coverage
index points
monthly
Apr/2019
105.10
1/1996 - 4/2019
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) measures the changes in the cost of a basket of goods and services consumed by the average urban household.
billion EUR
monthly
Apr/2019
11944.04
1/1980 - 4/2019
The money supply is the total amount of currency and other liquid instruments circulating in the economy. The indicator represents the broad money that include currency outside banks; demand, time, saving, and foreign currency deposits of resident sectors other than the central government; bank and traveler's checks; and other securities such as certificates of deposit and commercial paper.
percent
monthly
0.72
2/1996 - 4/2019
The percentage change in the CPI from one month to the next.
percent
monthly
1.72
1/1997 - 4/2019
Percent change in the CPI from the same month last year.
billion EUR
monthly
Apr/2019
10238.43
9/1997 - 4/2019
Private sector credit refers to the credit extended by commercial banks and other deposit-taking institutions (excluding central banks) to private non-financial firms and households. Included are all credit institutions: domestic and foreign owned as well as private and public ones.
billion EUR
monthly
Apr/2019
4446.82
9/1997 - 4/2019
Business credit includes credit extended by commercial banks and other deposit-taking institutions (excluding central banks) to private non-financial firms. Included are all credit institutions: domestic and foreign owned as well as private and public ones.
billion EUR
monthly
Apr/2019
5791.61
9/1997 - 4/2019
Household credit includes credit extended by commercial banks and other deposit-taking institutions (excluding central banks) to households. Included are all credit institutions: domestic and foreign owned as well as private and public ones.
billion EUR
monthly
Apr/2019
4397.16
9/1997 - 4/2019
Loans provided by commercial banks for the purchase of non-commercial real estate. In billion local currency units.
billion EUR
monthly
Apr/2019
1394.44
9/1997 - 4/2019
Loans provided by commercial banks to households and individuals for the purchase of goods and services, excluding real estate. In billion local currency units.
percent
monthly
Mar/2019
0.29
1/2000 - 3/2019
The deposit interest rate is the average interest rate on one year term deposits offered by the commercial banks to the household sector.
percent
monthly
Mar/2019
1.97
1/2003 - 3/2019
The business credit interest rate is the average interest rate on the loan products offered by commercial banks to non-financial corporations. The business credit is a credit specifically intended for business purposes including secured and unsecured business loans to small or large business with variable or fixed interest rate.
percent
monthly
Mar/2019
2.09
1/2003 - 3/2019
The mortgage credit interest rate is the average interest rate on mortgage loan products offered to individuals and households by the commercial banks in the country. The mortgage credit is a loan used to finance the purchase of real estate.
Local Currency Units per USD
monthly
0.8936
5/2019 - 5/2019
The amount of local currency units that can be exchanged for one USD. An increase (decrease) means USD appreciation (depreciation).
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Labor markets, employment, unemployment
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Frequency
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Last update
Time coverage
million employed people
quarterly
Q1/2019
158.04
Q1/1995 - Q1/2019
The number of people, in millions, engaged in the economy as paid employees or as self-employed.
percent
monthly
Apr/2019
7.70
4/1998 - 4/2019
The unemployment rate represents the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
index points
quarterly
Q4/2018
110.70
Q1/2001 - Q4/2018
The index reflects the level of the total compensation of employees in the economy.
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International trade and investment
measure
Frequency
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Time coverage
million EUR
monthly
Mar/2019
35149.00
1/2008 - 3/2019
The current account balance is the sum of net exports of goods and services, net primary income, and net secondary income.
million EUR
monthly
Mar/2019
286226.00
1/2008 - 3/2019
Exports comprises all transactions of goods and services (sales, barter, or gifts or grants) from residents of a country to non-residents.
billion EUR
monthly
Apr/2019
740.43
12/1999 - 4/2019
Foreign exchange reserves consist of foreign currency, deposits denominated in foreign currency, Monetary Gold, Special Drawing Rights (SDRs) and Reserve position in the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Foreign exchange reserves are held by monetary authorities to finance trade imbalances, check the impact of foreign exchange fluctuations and address other issues under the purview of the central bank.
million EUR
monthly
Mar/2019
-1344.00
1/2008 - 3/2019
Foreign direct investment refers to direct investment equity flows in the reporting economy. It is the sum of equity capital, reinvestment of earnings, and other capital. Direct investment is a category of cross-border investment associated with a resident in one economy having control or a significant degree of influence on the management of an enterprise that is resident in another economy. Ownership of 10 percent or more of the ordinary shares of voting stock is the criterion for determining the existence of a direct investment relationship.
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Government spending and balances
measure
Frequency
Latest value
Last update
Time coverage
billion EUR
quarterly
Q1/2019
576.49
Q1/1995 - Q1/2019
Total spending by all levels of government but excluding public enterprises.
million EUR
quarterly
Q4/2018
-17912.90
Q1/2002 - Q4/2018
Revenue minus expenditure of the consolidated government.
Million local currency units EUR
quarterly
Q4/2018
9859513.60
Q1/2000 - Q4/2018
General government gross debt, also known as public debt, is the nominal (face) value of total gross debt outstanding at the end of the period and consolidated between and within the government subsectors. Only core debt instruments are included, defined here as comprising (i) currency and deposits; (ii) loans; and (iii) debt securities.
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