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OECD Main Economic Indicators

Title: OECD Main Economic Indicators, 1972 - (OECD MEI)

Abstract: The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) produces annual, quarterly and monthly data for around 3,800 main economic indicators (MEI). The variables cover national accounts, industrial production, employment, prices, business trends and trade for the member countries of the OECD and 6 non-member countries. The dataset also includes the OECD's leading indicators (key variables that signal changes in the business cycle).

The OECD defines each variable separately for each country. Nevertheless, the data are considered sufficiently similar to enable comparisons between countries, especially for relative values and rates of change.

Access data: https://stats.ukdataservice.ac.uk/ (See Access Conditions below)

Alternative link: 10.1787/mei-data-en (to access via OECD iLibrary)

Dataset user guide: Guide to OECD MEI

Citation: The bibliographic citation for the database is: Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (<YYYY>): Main Economic Indicators (<Ed. YYYY-MM>). Mimas, University of Manchester. DOI: <edition specific doi - e.g. http://dx.doi.org/10.5257/oecd/mei/2011-04 >.

Edition: You will be able to access the most recent edition of the OECD MEI at UK Data Service. If you wish to access a previous edition of the data, please contact the UK Data Service directly using the UK Data Service help pages.

OECD Main Economic Indicators updated on 21 August 2014 (Data downloaded: 11 August 2014). Mimas, University of Manchester. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5257/oecd/mei/2014-08
OECD Main Economic Indicators updated on 17 July 2014 (Data downloaded: 8 July 2014). Mimas, University of Manchester. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5257/oecd/mei/2014-07
OECD Main Economic Indicators updated on 13 June 2014 (Data downloaded: 10 June 2014). Mimas, University of Manchester. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5257/oecd/mei/2014-06
OECD Main Economic Indicators updated on 29 May 2014 (Data downloaded: 13 May 2014). Mimas, University of Manchester. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5257/oecd/mei/2014-05
OECD Main Economic Indicators updated on 25th Feb 2014 (Data downloaded: 19th February 2014). Mimas, University of Manchester. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5257/oecd/mei/2014-02
OECD Main Economic Indicators updated on 20th Jan 2014 (Data downloaded: 13th Jan 2014). Mimas, University of Manchester. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5257/oecd/mei/2014-01
OECD MEI (data downloaded from OECD 09 Dec 2013) released on 20 December 2013 on UKDS.Stat. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5257/oecd/mei/2013-12
OECD MEI (data downloaded from OECD 29 Oct 2013) released on 15 November 2013 on UKDS.Stat. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5257/oecd/mei/2013-10
OECD MEI (data downloaded from OECD 13 June 2013) released on 15 October 2013 on UKDS.Stat. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5257/oecd/mei/2013-06
MEI May 2013 edition of the MEI monthly update on 30 May 2013 in CSV format.
MEI Apr 2013 edition of the MEI (data downloaded 14 April) monthly update on 26 Apr 2013. http://dx.doi.org/10.5257/oecd/mei/2013-04.
MEI (February edition in Beyond 2020 IVT format and March edition CSV format), monthly update on 26 Mar 2013. http://dx.doi.org/10.5257/oecd/mei/2013-02.

Previous editions released by ESDS International:

The Dec 2012 edition of the MEI was not released due to data delivery/processing issues at the OECD. The Jan 2013 edition has been made avaialble in CSV format.
The Nov 2012 edition of the MEI (data downloaded 2nd Nov) was released on the 13 Nov 2012. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5257/oecd/mei/2012-11.
The Oct 2012 edition of the MEI (data downloaded 11th Oct) was released on the 17 Oct 2012. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5257/oecd/mei/2012-10.
The June and July 2012 editions of the MEI were not released due to data delivery/processing issues at the OECD. August and Sept editions were made avaialble in CSV format.
The May 2012 edition of the MEI (data downloaded 17th May) was released on the 31st May 2012. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5257/oecd/mei/2012-05.
The April 2012 edition of the MEI (data downloaded 16th Apr) was released on the 23 April 2012. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5257/oecd/mei/2012-04.
The March 2012 edition of the MEI was released on the 23 March 2012. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5257/oecd/mei/2012-03.
The February 2012 edition of the MEI was released on the 17th (annual and quarterly data) and 28th February (monthly data) 2012. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5257/oecd/mei/2012-02.
The January 2012 edition of the MEI was released on the 16 January 2012. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5257/oecd/mei/2012-01
The December 2011 edition of the MEI was released on the 19 December 2011. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5257/oecd/mei/2011-12
The November 2011 edition of the MEI was released on the 22 November 2011. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5257/oecd/mei/2011-11
The October 2011 edition of the MEI was released on the 17 october 2011. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5257/oecd/mei/2011-10
The September 2011 edition of the MEI was released on the 21 September 2011. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5257/oecd/mei/2011-09
The August 2011 edition of the MEI was released on the 17 August 2011
The July 2011 edition of the MEI was released on the 20 July 2011
The June 2011 edition of the MEI was released on the 23 June 2011
The May 2011 edition of the MEI was released on the 12 May 2011
The April edition of the MEI has not been released as there was a large amount of missing data - have queried with the OECD and will publish the May edition of the data as soon as possible.
The March 2011 edition of the MEI was released on the 17 March 2011
The February 2011 edition of the MEI was released on the 25 February 2011
The January 2011 edition of the MEI was released on the 4 January 2011
The December 2010 edition of the MEI was released on the 16 December 2010
The November 2010 edition of the MEI was released on the 15 November 2010
The October 2010 edition of the MEI was released on the 14 October 2010
The September 2010 edition of the MEI was released on the 06 September 2010
The August 2010 edition of the MEI was released on the 12 August 2010
The July 2010 edition of the MEI was released on the 9 July 2010
The June 2010 edition of the MEI was released on the 14 June 2010
The May 2010 edition of the MEI was released on the 12 May 2010
The April 2010 edition of the MEI was released on the 23 April 2010
The March 2010 edition of the MEI was released on the 9 March 2010
The February 2010 edition of the MEI was released on the 12 February 2010
The January 2010 edition of the MEI was released on the 19 January 2010
The December 2009 edition of the MEI was released on the 22 December 2009
The November 2009 edition of the MEI was released on the 10 November 2009
The October 2009 edition of the MEI was released on the 16 October 2009
The September 2009 edition of the MEI was released on the 28 September 2009
The August 2009 edition of the MEI was released on the 14 August 2009
The July 2009 edition of the MEI was released on the 24 July 2009
The June 2009 edition of the MEI was released on the 11 June 2009
The May 2009 edition of the MEI was released on the 28 May 2009
The April 2009 edition of the MEI was released on the 30 April 2009
The March 2009 edition of the MEI was released on the 20 March 2009
The February 2009 edition of the MEI was released on the 13 February 2009
The January 2009 edition of the MEI was released on the 26 January 2009
The December 2008 edition of the MEI was released on the 16 December 2008
The November 2008 edition of the MEI was released on the 18 November 2008
The October 2008 edition of the MEI was released on the 23 October 2008
The September 2008 edition of the MEI was released on the 8 September 2008
The August 2008 edition of the MEI was released on the 19 August 2008
The July 2008 edition of the MEI was released on the 18 July 2008
The June 2008 edition of the MEI was released on the 19 June 2008
The May 2008 edition of the MEI was released on the 20 May 2008
The April 2008 edition of the MEI was released on the 15 April 2008
The March 2008 edition of the MEI was released on the 11 March 2008
The February 2008 edition of the MEI was released on the 19 February 2008
The January 2008 edition of the MEI was released on the 17 January 2008
The December 2007 edition of the MEI was released on the 12 December 2007
The November 2007 edition of the MEI was released on the 14 November 2007
The October 2007 edition of the MEI was released on the 9 October 2007
The September 2007 edition of the MEI was released on the 18 September 2007
The August 2007 edition of the MEI was released on the 16 August 2007
The July 2007 edition of the MEI was released on the 17 July 2007.
The June 2007 edition of the MEI was released on the 21 June 2007.
The May 2007 edition of the MEI was released on the 16 May 2007.
The April 2007 edition of the MEI was released on the 18 April 2007.
The March 2007 edition of the MEI was released on the 13 March 2007.
The February 2007 edition of the MEI was released on the 16 February 2007 (the three "By periodicity" tables replaced by a "Single table format").
The January 2007 edition of the MEI released on the 16 January 2007.
The December 2006 edition of the MEI released on the 14 December 2006.
The November 2006 edition of the MEI released on the 16 November 2006.
The October 2006 edition of the MEI released on the 13 October 2006.
The September MEI 2006 edition (including a new format) released on the 12 September 2006.
The August MEI 2006 edition released on the 16 August 2006.
The July MEI 2006 edition released on the 13 July 2006.
The June MEI 2006 edition released on the 14 June 2006.
The May MEI 2006 edition released on the 22 May 2006.
The April MEI 2006 edition released on the 17 April 2006.
The March MEI 2006 edition released on the 14 March 2006.
The February MEI 2006 edition released on the 15 February 2006.
The January MEI 2006 edition released on the 9 January 2006.
The December MEI 2005 edition released on the 12 December 2005.
The November MEI 2005 edition released on the 14 November 2005.
The October MEI 2005 edition released on the 17 October 2005.
The September MEI 2005 edition released on the 23 September 2005.
The August MEI 2005 edition released on the 8 August 2005.
The July MEI 2005 edition released on the 12 July 2005.
The June MEI 2005 edition released on the 13 June 2005.
The May MEI 2005 edition released on the 13 May 2005.
The April MEI 2005 edition released on the 20 April 2005.
The March MEI 2005 edition released on the 16 March 2005.
The February MEI 2005 edition released on the 14 February 2005.
The January MEI 2005 edition released on the 10 January 2005.
The December MEI 2004 edition released on the 14 December 2004.
The November MEI 2004 edition released on the 8 November 2004.
The October MEI 2004 edition released on the 13 October 2004.
The September MEI 2004 edition released on the 21 September 2004.
The August MEI 2004 edition released on the 09 August 2004.
The July MEI 2004 edition released on the 12 July 2004.
The June MEI 2004 edition released on the 16 June 2004.
The May MEI 2004 edition released (in new format) on the 10 May 2004.
The April MEI 2004 edition released on the 20 April 2004. (A preview of the new format for the database was also released on 20 April 2004).
The March MEI 2004 edition released on the 9 March 2004
The February MEI 2004 edition released on the 11 February 2004
The January MEI 2004 edition released on the 12 January 2004. The OECD then sent a revised version of this edition which released on 13 January 2004
The December MEI 2003 edition released on the 10 December 2003
The November MEI 2003 edition released on the 10 November 2003
The October MEI 2003 edition released on the 6 October 2003
The September MEI 2003 edition released on the 8 September 2003
The August MEI 2003 edition released on the 20 August 2003
The July MEI 2003 edition released on the 9 July 2003
The June MEI 2003 edition released on the 18 June 2003
The May MEI 2003 edition released on the 13 May 2003
The April MEI 2003 edition released on the 7 April 2003. The OECD then sent a revised version of this edition which released on the 8 April
The February MEI 2003 edition released on the 20 February 2003
The December MEI 2002 edition was first made available via ESDS International on the 16 January 2003

Creator: Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development

Publisher: UK Data Service, Mimas

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