Main Economic Indicators

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The Main Economic Indicators database includes a wide range of areas from 1961, such as quarterly national accounts, business surveys, retail sales, industrial production, construction, consumer prices, total employment, unemployment rates, interest rates, money and domestic finance, foreign finance, foreign trade, and balance of payments for OECD countries and non-member economies.

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Keywords:  MEI, earnings, main economic indicators, labour, prices, sales, production, balance of payments, consumer opinion, trade, leading indicators, employment, labour cost, finance, BOP

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This dataset provides a snapshot of data which was available for analysis in the Main Economic Indicators database at monthly intervals for key economic variables such as gross domestic product and its expenditure components, industrial production and production in construction, balance of payments, composite leading indicators, consumer prices, retail trade, unemployment rates, civilian employment, hourly earnings, monetary aggregates and international trade. Full time series are provided for each variable in each historical monthly release. Data are available from 1955 onwards.

Keywords:  harmonized unemployment rate, composite leading indicators, GDP, broad money, MEI, CPI, balance of payments, manufacturing, hourly earnings, statistics, industrial production, retail trade, BOP, current account, expenditure component, employment, Revision analysis, monetary aggregates
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