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IMF World Economic Outlook, 1980-2021

Title details

SN: 5761
Title: IMF World Economic Outlook, 1980-2021
Alternative title: WEO
Persistent identifier: 10.5257/imf/weo/2012-10
Depositor: International Monetary Fund
Principal investigator(s): International Monetary Fund

Subject Categories

Economic conditions and indicators - Economics
Trade, industry and markets - Industry and management

Abstract

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) World Economic Outlook (WEO) database contains selected macroeconomic data series from the statistical appendix of the World Economic Outlook report, which presents the IMF staff's analysis and projections of economic developments at the global level, in major country groups and in many individual countries.

This database was first provided by the UK Data Service in November 2007. The UK Data Service web site includes further information on its IMF WEO holdings, including a dataset user guide and details of latest database updates.

Citation: The bibliographic citation for the database is: International Monetary Fund ({YYYY}): World Economic Outlook ({date/edition of dataset}). UK Data Service. DOI: {edition specific doi - e.g.
http://dx.doi.org/10.5257/imf/weo/2011-09}.


Main Topics:
Topics covered include:
  • national accounts
  • inflation
  • unemployment rates
  • balance of payments
  • debt
  • fiscal indicators
  • trade for countries and country groups (aggregates)
  • government finance
  • commodity prices

Coverage, universe, methodology

Time period: These data run from 1980 to the present and are updated every six months. The data include projections to 2021.
Dates of fieldwork: Where the data are available, annual entries generally begin in 1980 and run to the latest available year.
Country: Multi-nation
Spatial units: Countries
Observation units: Administrative units (geographical/political)
Kind of data: Numeric data
Aggregate (macro) level
Universe: Cross-national; National
Over 180 countries are covered in the database: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, People's Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Costa Rica, Cote d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Korea, Kyrgyzstan, Kuwait, Kyrgyz Republic, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Former Yugoslav Republic of, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Sultanate of, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Samoa, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Sudan, Surinam, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syrian Arab Republic, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, East Timor, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Viet Nam, Socialist Republic of, Yemen, Republic of, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
Time dimensions: Time Series
These data are updated annually.
Sampling procedures: See documentation for details
Method of data collection: The IMF World Economic Outlook site describes the standards used for the compilation and presentation of fiscal statistics.
Weighting: Weighting used. See documentation for details

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AFGHANISTANALBANIAALGERIA
ANGOLAANTIGUA AND BARBUDAARGENTINA
ARMENIAAUSTRALIAAUSTRIA
AZERBAIJANBAHAMASBAHRAIN
BALANCE OF PAYMENTSBANGLADESHBARBADOS
BELARUSBELGIUMBELIZE
BENINBHUTANBOLIVIA
BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINABOTSWANABRAZIL
BRUNEIBULGARIABURKINA FASO
BURUNDICAMBODIACAMEROON
CANADACAPE VERDECENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC
CHADCHILECHINA
COLOMBIACOMOROSCONGO (PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC)
COSTA RICACOTE D'IVOIRECROATIA
CYPRUSCZECH REPUBLIC (1993- )DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO
DENMARKDJIBOUTIDOMINICA
DOMINICAN REPUBLICEAST TIMORECUADOR
EGYPTEL SALVADOREMPLOYMENT
EQUATORIAL GUINEAERITREAESTONIA
ETHIOPIAFIJIFINLAND
FRANCEGABONGAMBIA
GEORGIA (REPUBLIC)GERMANYGHANA
GREECEGRENADAGROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT
GROSS NATIONAL SAVINGSGUATEMALAGUINEA
GUINEA-BISSAUGUYANAHAITI
HONDURASHONG KONGHUNGARY
ICELANDINDIAINDONESIA
INFLATIONIRANIRELAND
ISRAELITALYJAMAICA
JAPANJORDANKAZAKHSTAN
KENYAKIRIBATIKOREA
KUWAITKYRGYZSTANLAO PEOPLE'S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC
LATVIALEBANONLESOTHO
LIBERIALIBYALITHUANIA
LUXEMBOURGMACEDONIAMADAGASCAR (1977- )
MALAWIMALAYSIA (1963- )MALDIVES
MALIMALTAMAURITANIA
MAURITIUSMEXICOMOLDOVA
MONGOLIAMOROCCOMOZAMBIQUE
MYANMARNAMIBIANATIONAL ACCOUNTING
NEPALNETHERLANDSNEW ZEALAND
NICARAGUANIGERNIGERIA
NORWAYOMANPAKISTAN
PANAMAPAPUA NEW GUINEAPARAGUAY
PERUPHILIPPINESPOLAND
POPULATIONPORTUGALPURCHASING POWER PARITY
QATARROMANIARUSSIA
RWANDASAINT KITTS AND NEVISSAINT LUCIA
SAINT VINCENT AND THE GRENADINESSAMOA (1997- )SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE
SAUDI ARABIASENEGALSERBIA
SEYCHELLESSIERRA LEONESINGAPORE
SLOVAKIA (1993- )SLOVENIASOLOMON ISLANDS
SOUTH AFRICASPAINSRI LANKA
SUDANSURINAMESWAZILAND
SWEDENSWITZERLANDSYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC
TAIWANTAJIKISTANTANZANIA
THAILANDTOGOTONGA
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGOTUNISIATURKEY
TURKMENISTANUGANDAUKRAINE
UNEMPLOYMENTUNITED ARAB EMIRATESUNITED KINGDOM
URUGUAYUSAUZBEKISTAN
VANUATUVENEZUELAVIET NAM
YEMENZAMBIAZIMBABWE

Administrative and access information

Date of release:
First edition: 03 December 2007
Latest edition: 10 April 2017 (13th Edition)
Copyright: Copyright International Monetary Fund
Access conditions: Effective January 1st 2015, the IMF introduced a new policy whereby access to the IMF online statistics databases became free to all users. As a result of this policy the IMF datasets hosted by the UK Data Service are now freely available to all. Please refer to the IMF's Special Terms and Conditions Pertaining to the Use of Data.
Availability: UK Data Service
Contact: Get in touch

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