Economic outlook, analysis and forecasts

Notes to the Economic Outlook Annex Tables


The Economic Outlook Annex Tables report developments and projections on key variables by country and broad regional grouping. Projections are also summarized in the tables in the Individual Country Developments section of the Economic Outlook publication. The following sections provide a guide to the various methodological statistical notes attached to the Statistical Annex by table and broad account.

A compact file detailing sources and notes by country and account are given in

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Corrigenda Annex Tables 


Demand and output

Table 1   Real GDP
Table 2   Nominal GDP
Table 3   Real private consumption expenditure
Table 4   Real public consumption expenditure
Table 5   Real total gross fixed capital formation
Table 6   Real gross private non-residential fixed capital formation
Table 7   Real gross private residential fixed capital formation
Table 8   Real total domestic demand
Table 9   Foreign balance contributions to changes in real GDP
Table 12 Output gaps

Wages, costs, unemployment and inflation

Table 13 GDP deflators
Table 14 Private consumption deflators
Table 15 Consumer prices indices
Table 16 Oil and other primary commodity markets
Table 17 Compensation per employee in the total economy
Table 18 Labour productivity for the total economy
Table 20 Labour force, employment and unemployment
Table 21 Unemployment rates: commonly used definitions
Table 22 Standardised unemployment rates

Key supply side data

Table 24 Potential GDP and productive capital stock
Table 25 Structural unemployment, wage shares and unit labor costs


Table 26 Household saving rates
Table 27 Gross national saving

Fiscal balances and public indebtedness

Table 29 General government total outlays
Table 30 General government current tax and non-tax receipts
Table 31 General government financial balances
Table 32 Cyclically-adjusted general government balances
Table 33 General government underlying balances
Table 34 General government underlying primary balances
Table 35 General government net debt interest payments
Table 36 General government gross financial liabilities
Table 37 General government net financial liabilities

Interest rates and exchange rates

Table 39 Short-term interest rates
Table 40 Long-term interest rates
Table 41 Nominal exchange rates (vis-à-vis the US dollar)
Table 42 Effective exchange rates

External trade and payments

Table 47 Export volumes of gods and services
Table 48 Import volumes of goods and services
Table 49 Export prices of goods and services
Table 50 Import prices of goods and services
Table 51 Competitive positions: relative consumer prices
Table 52 Competitive positions: relative unit labour costs
Table 53 Export market growth in goods and services
Table 54 Export performance for total goods and services
Table 55 Import penetration
Table 56 Shares in world exports and imports
Table 57 Geographical structure of world trade growth
Table 58 Trade balances for goods and services
Table 59 Investment income, net
Table 60 Total transfers, net
Table 61 Current account balances
Table 62 Current account balances as a percentage of GDP
Table 63 Structure of current account balances of major world regions

Other background data

Table 28 Household wealth and indebtedness
Table 43 House prices
Table 45 House price rations
Table 38 Maastricht definition of general government gross public debt


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