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Statistics: Economics, Business, Finance

Economics and Business

For Economics statistics, check the relevant page of the Economics libguide.

For Business statistics, check the relevant page of the Business libguide.

You can also find potentially useful resources listed in the box below.


Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) economics & finance statistical publications are available through the library's subscription to OECD iLibrary (formerly SourceOECD). Their OECD.Stat service enables users to search for and extract data from across OECD’s many databases.

To see the full text of individual OECD statistical publications link to the OECD iLibrary homepage via Library Search.

Select PAPERS then Journals, or Annuals & Outlooks for the following:

  • OECD economic outlook
  • OECD economic surveys
  • Financial market trends

Select BOOKS, then Theme: Finance & investment for the following:

  • Central government debt: statistical yearbook
  • International direct investment statistics yearbook
  • Institutional investors: statistical yearbook

Select STATISTICS then Databases for:

  • Main economic indicators

Select STATISTICS then Books for:

  • Quarterly national accounts
  • National accounts of OECD countries
  • Revenue statistics

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an international organisation that oversees the global financial system.
Many IMF publications are available online.

Other sources