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Annual macro-economic database

AMECO is the annual macro-economic database of the European Commission's Directorate General for Economic and Financial Affairs (DG ECFIN).

The database is regularly cited in DG ECFIN's publications and is indispensable for DG ECFIN's analyses and reports. To ensure that DG ECFIN's analyses are verifiable and transparent to the public, AMECO data is made available free of charge.

Last update : 09/11/2016

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AMECO contains data for EU-28, the euro area, EU Member States, candidate countries and other OECD countries (United States, Japan, Canada, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland, Mexico, Korea, Australia and New Zealand).

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Data can be accessed either via

AMECO is updated with every release of macro-economic forecasts by DG ECFIN. On that occasion, AMECO data is also packed in four documents that accompany the forecast release:

  1. The Statistical annex to European Economypdf(7 MB) Choose translations of the previous link , which gives long time series for a selection of important macro-economic variables, both by variable and by country. (NB: The data overlaps partially with the tables in the statistical annex included within the main forecast document.)

    General Government Data, which gives more detail on series from the general government sector, for size reasons split in two parts:
  2. Part I: Tables by countrypdf(2 MB) Choose translations of the previous link 
  3. Part II: Tables by seriespdf(10 MB) Choose translations of the previous link 
  4. Data on the cyclical adjustment of Budget Balancespdf(2 MB) Choose translations of the previous link , which are important for fiscal surveillance.

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