Economics & Finance: Economic Data

OECD iLibrary

gives access to the statistical databases from the OECD . Choose Statistics from the menu options along the top of the screen

  • The Key Tables include the most frequently requested indicators and can be viewed by country or theme.
  • Use the OECD.stat option to access all dynamic databases, perform cross database queries and to build your own tables and graphs
  • OECD Factbooks are useful for finding previously published statistics. They include an introduction, definition and further notes relating to the data


 Passport includes a range of statistics covering countries worldwide and also includes statistical forecasts. Includes data on individual industries, the business environment, economy and trade, population and homes and technology.


EIU Databases

The EIU databases provide economic indicators and forecasts. The data can be downloaded into Excel.

In order to switch between the top 2 databases listed below click on


Datastream is installed on PC's in the library and NOT available online. On the Datastream PC's open up Microsoft Excel and choose the Datastream tab from the top.

Find out more about the range of data available in the Datastream Economics Factsheet

UK Data Service

Other Useful Statistical Sources