Europe Statistics

This guide contains websites, government sites, and paid databases that have international statistical information. You may also do a subject search in the Library Catalog for categories such as economic statistics, demographic statistics, financial statistics, corporation statistics, and industry statistics. You can also search in the catalog for a specific country by putting the country name and then "statistics." For example, "mexico statistics" or "china statistics."


Economic



  • OPIC Information Gateway
    This site links to detailed country profiles for Europe and the surrounding nations. There are comprehensive profiles as well as profiles for individual topics (such as demographics, trade, business, education, etc.)
  • Google Directory of European Statistics Sites
  • International Historical Statistics: Europe 1750-2000
    Available in Mgt/Econ/Gov Info HA 1107 .H5 2003. It contains statistics on output of wool tissues by country, merchant ships registered, national account totals, etc.
  • International Historical Statistics: Africa, Asia, and Europe
    Available in Mgt/Econ/Gov Info HA 4675 .M552 2003. It contains statistics such as number of livestock by year in a country, output of tobacco, population of major cities, telephones in use, etc.
  • Eurostat
    This website provides statistics and other data for the member countries in the European Union. There are many categories of information such as population, education and other economic statistics. To get to the Free Data, click on “Data” from the menu and then click “full view.”

  • CIA-World Factbook
    This book provides a country-by-country listing of basic statistical and factual information. Economic statistical information for European Nations include GDP, Real GDP growth rate, per capita GDP, GDP composition by sector, poverty line, household income, unemployment, inflation rate, public debt, commodity exports and imports, exchange rates, etc. These statistics are given for only one recent year.

  • World Development Indicators Online
    This database by the World Bank Group contains economic, financial, and demographic statistics for 226 countries.

  • OECD Economic Surveys
    This is a publication by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development that gives economic information and statistics for its 30 country members.


  • Finance


  • European Central Bank
  • European Monetary Statistics
  • Eurostat
    This website provides statistics and other data for the member countries in the European Union. There are many categories of information such as population, education and other economic statistics. To get to the Free Data, click on “Data” from the menu and then click “full view.”

  • International Financial Statistics (All countries)
    Available in print in Mgt/Econ/Gov Info HG 61.I57 and HG 3881. I626, or electronically at the above website. Provides data published by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) which provides financial statistics by country.
  • Global Devopment Finance (All countries)
    Available in Mgt/Econ/Gov Info HJ 8899 .W672, or electronically by clicking on the above link. This database contains more than 200 debt and financial indicators for over 130 countries. This database also allows the user to graph several financial indicators over multiple years. Some of the indicators include: total debt stocks, total debt flows, lont-term debt, interest payments, disbursements, debt rations, currency composition of debt, etc.

  • World Development Indicators Online (All countries)
    This World Bank Group database contains economic, financial, and demographic statistics for 226 countries.




  • Demographic


  • OPIC Information Gateway
    This site links to detailed country profiles for Europe and the surrounding nations. There are comprehensive profiles as well as profiles for individual topics (such as demographics, trade, business, education, etc.

  • Google Directory of European Statistics Sites
  • United Nations Data
    This resource provides United Nations’ research and demographic projections.

  • Demographic Information
    This website contains many links to country-specific demographic information.


  • Industry

  • European Business Facts and Figures
    Available in Mgt/Econ/Gov Info HC 241.2 .P313 2003. This book provides standard industrial statistics for the EU to be compared and measured across business.

  • European Marketing Data and Statistics
    Available in Mgt/Econ/Gov Info HA 1107 .E87 2003. It contains Europe and its countries’ statistical information from 1990-2001—included are subjects such as consumer expenditures on household fuel, populations, retail sales, advertising expenditures, etc.

  • Indicators of Industry and Services
    Available in Mgt/Econ/Gov Info HD 9720.1 .074 2001. It contains statistics on sales, output, etc. of industries for the world—production prospects of leather footwear, medical instruments and clocks, electricity, gas & water, etc. Also available electronically through the HBLL catalog.


  • Company


  • Business & Company Resource Center (Gale)
    Off Campus Access

    This database gives you information on European companies including history, financials, rankings, and articles when this information is available. Click on "Business and Company Resource Center, then click on "company." In the "state/country" search box type the name of the European country. Click "search" and a name of companies will be listed by revenue in descending order. Click the company's name to see more information on the company.
  • Factiva
    Off Campus Access

    This database gives you company information such as financials, competitors, histories, business description, contact information, stock prices and charts, and articles on the company when this information is available. click on the "Companies/Markets" tab. You can enter the name or ticker symbol of the company and click "search." To see a list of only European companies, click on "company screening," click on "Location" then select "Eurpoean Countries/Regions." Select the desired region. Click submit and you will see a list of companies in that region/country. By clicking on the name of the company, a menu will appear for information on that company.
  • BusinessWeek
    This website contains recent listing of top European Companies.

  • Company finance in Europe
    Available in HBLL HG 4132 .S35 1975. This book details company finances Europe.

  • Key British Enterprises
    Available in Mgt/Econ/Gov Info HC 252 .D8 2005. This book is a business directory for Great Britain.

  • European business facts and figures
    Available in Mgt/Econ/Gov Info HC 241.2 .P313.This book contains business and industry statistics of the European Union countries.

  • Who owns whom. Continental Europe
    Available in Mgt/Econ/Gov Info HG 4132 .Z5 W52.This book provides names of parent companies and its subsidiaries.

  • Who owns whom: United Kingdom & Ireland
    Available in Mgt/Econ/Gov Info HG 4135.5 .W48.It provides names of parent companies and its subsidiaries.

  • Europe’s 15,000 Largest Companies
    Available in Mgt/Econ/Gov Info HD 2844 .E87x.It provides a list of the major companies in each European country as well as their contact information and basic statistics such as sales and net income.


  • Russia

  • Central Bank of the Russian Federation
    The Central Bank of Russia provides monetary and banking statistics.

  • Federal State Statistics Service
    The Federal State Statistics Service covers district, regional and federal levels, as well as Moscow and St. Petersburg. It contains statistics on population, industry, economy, finance, living standards, production, etc. It comprises 89 regional committees and 2,200 district departments.

  • Russian Federation Economy
    In this website you can find statistics on key economic indicators, GDP, Consumer Price Index, Economic Activity Index, and Consumer Price Index, Commodities Price Index, GDP deflator and Producer Price Index.

  • Russian Economy: Alternative Estimation and Analysis
    This website provides a report that measures the Russian Economy, which was performed by the State Committee of Statistics of Russian Federation.

  • Summary of Economic Review
    This website contains statistics on prices, budget, money supply, and output.

  • Russia: Economic and financial data
    This website gives information on GPD in current prices by expenditure, household and government expenditure, gross accumulation, net exports, imports of goods and services. It also contains a national account data that gives reports on nominal GDP and real GDP for different years.


  • United Kingdom

  • Government National Statistics
    National Statistics provides up-to-date and comprehensive data of the UK’s economy and society. Economic data include statistics on prices and inflation, labour market, national accounts and economic activity, balance of payments, trade, and other indicators.

  • HM Treasury
    The Treasury is the United Kingdom's economics and finance ministry. In its website you can find statistics and information on GDP, recent economic indicators, forecasts, budgets, public finance and spending, debt, fiscal policy, and much more.

  • Bank of England
    The Bank of England provides statistical information on the British economy and finance including statistics such as domestic banking statistics, external finance statistics, and international banking statistics.

  • National Trade Data Bank—Country Commercial Guides
    The country commercial guides provide information for investors and exporters about other countries. This information includes economic and trade statistics, climate for investment, investment opportunities, political environment, guides to doing business in that country, etc.

  • Key British Enterprises
    Available in HBLL HC 252 .D8. This is a business directory. Latest edition in Mgt/Econ/Gov Info Reference.
  • Business Information on the Internet
    This website provides excellent links to business information sites. You can search by country, statistics, stock market price, mergers, industries, business directories, etc.

  • UK Trade and Investment
    This website provides industry data sheets in PDF format that contain a profile and some statistics for different sectors in the UK.


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