DBNotes Countries - Jan06

MAIN ECONOMIC INDICATORS DATABASE NOTES
JANUARY 2006

AVAILABLE ON DISK FROM 06-01-2006
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SEASONAL ADJUSTMENTS


New seasonal adjustments by OECD are generally carried out once a year, when the December figure is available. Revisions to individual series due to new seasonal adjustments by national source or by OECD are not signalled in this note.

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Countries List

AUSTRALIA    AUSTRIA    BRAZIL    CANADA    DENMARK    EURO AREA    FINLAND    GERMANY    GREECE    HUNGARY    INDIA    IRELAND    ITALY    JAPAN    KOREA    NEW ZEALAND    NORWAY    POLAND    PORTUGAL    SLOVAK REPUBLIC    SOUTH AFRICA    SPAIN    SWEDEN    UNITED KINGDOM    UNITED STATES    

CANADA

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Producer Prices
 The following series has been included:
   PPI TOTALCAN.PPIATT01.IXOB


UNITED STATES

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National Accounts
 The following series have been included:
   Disposable personal income saUSA.NANIPI01.NCALSA
   PERSONAL INCOME SAUSA.NANIPI02.NCALSA
 The following series have been converted to monthly level series:
   Disposable personal income saUSA.NANIPI01.NCMLSA
   PERSONAL INCOME SAUSA.NANIPI02.NCMLSA


AUSTRALIA

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Employment
 The following series has been included:
   Civilian Employment SAAUS.EMESTT02.STSA
Labour compensation
 The following series has been included:
   Weekly earnings: all activities saAUS.LCEATT02.STSA


JAPAN

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Leading indicators national sources
 The following series have been included:
   EPA COINCIDENT INDIC (DIFFUS )JPN.LNCSTC03.ST
   EPA LAGGING INDICATOR (DIFFUS )JPN.LNCSTG03.ST
   EPA LEADING INDICATOR (DIFFUS )JPN.LNCSTL03.ST
Labour compensation
 The following series have been included:
   Monthly earnings: all industriesJPN.LCEATT03.IXOB
   Monthly earnings: all industries saJPN.LCEATT03.IXOBSA

KOREA

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Other labour market indicators
 The following series has been included:
   Monthly hours of work: manufacturingKOR.OLHWMN01.IXOB

NEW ZEALAND

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Employment
 The following series has been included:
   Employment Total including armed forcesNZL.EMESTT01.ST


AUSTRIA

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Employment
 The following series have been included:
   Employees: mining+manufacturingAUT.EMDPIN04.ST
   EMPLOYMENT FOREIGN WORKERSAUT.EMOTFW01.ST
Labour compensation
 The following series has been included:
   Hourly earnings: mining & manufacturingAUT.LCEAMM01.IXOB

DENMARK

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Employment
 The following series has been included:
    Employees: total saDNK.EMDPTT01.STSA

FINLAND

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Producer Prices
 The following series has been included:
   PPI TOTALFIN.PPIATT01.IXOB


GERMANY

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Unemployment
 The following series has been included:
   UNEMPLOYMENT REGISTERED SADEU.UNLVRG01.STSA
Other labour market indicators
 The following series has been included:
   Average paid weekly hours of work: manufacturingDEU.OLHWMN02.IXOB

GREECE

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Leading Indicators OECD
 The following series has been included:
   CLI Wholesale prices: all itemsGRC.LOCNWP01.ST


HUNGARY

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Balance of Payments
 The following series has been included:
   BOP Services, debitHUN.BPDBSE01.CXCU
National Accounts
 The following series have been revised. Financial intermediation services indirectly measured (FISIM) are allocated to industries and institutional sectors.
   Exports of goods and services HUN.CMPEXP.VIXOBSA
   Government final consumption expenditure HUN.CMPGC.VIXOBSA
   Gross domestic product HUN.CMPGDP.VIXOBSA
   Gross fixed capital formation HUN.CMPGF.VIXOBSA
   Imports of goods and services HUN.CMPIMP.VIXOBSA
   Private final consumption expenditure HUN.CMPPC.VIXOBSA
   Exports of goods and services HUN.EXPEXP.VNBQRSA
   Government final consumption expenditure HUN.EXPGC.VNBQRSA
   Gross domestic product HUN.EXPGDP.CQRSA
   Gross domestic product HUN.EXPGDP.DNBSA
   Gross domestic product HUN.EXPGDP.VNBQRSA
   Gross fixed capital formation HUN.EXPGF.VNBQRSA
   Imports of goods and services HUN.EXPIMP.VNBQRSA
   Private final consumption expenditure HUN.EXPPC.VNBQRSA
   Residual item (gdp by exp) HUN.EXPSD.VNBQRSA
   Changes in inventories HUN.EXPST.VNBQRSA



IRELAND

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Production
 The following series have been revised by source from February to June 2005, based on updated information received from enterprises for the basic chemicals sector:
   Production of total industry IRL.PRINTO01.IXOB
   Production of total industry saIRL.PRINTO01.IXOBSA
   Production of total manufactured intermediate goods IRL.PRMNIG01.IXOB
   Production of total manufactured intermediate goods saIRL.PRMNIG01.IXOBSA
   Production in total manufacturing IRL.PRMNTO01.IXOB
   Production in total manufacturing saIRL.PRMNTO01.IXOBSA
Labour compensation
 The following series has been included:
   Weekly earnings: manufacturingIRL.LCEAMN02.IXOB
Balance of Payments
 The following series has been included:
   BOP Financial derivatives, netIRL.BPFAFD01.NCCU

ITALY

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Employment
 The following series have been included:
   EMPLOYMENT INDUSTRY SAITA.EMESIN01.STSA
   EMPLOYMENT TOTALITA.EMESTT01.ST
   EMPLOYMENT TOTAL saITA.EMESTT01.STSA


NORWAY

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Employment
 The following series have been included:
   TOTAL EMPLOYMENTNOR.EMESTT01.ST
   Total employment saNOR.EMESTT01.STSA
National Accounts
 New national base year (2003=100) for the following series:
   Exports of goods and services NOR.CMPEXP.VIXOBSA
   Government final consumption expenditure NOR.CMPGC.VIXOBSA
   Gross domestic product NOR.CMPGDP.VIXOBSA
   Gross fixed capital formation NOR.CMPGF.VIXOBSA
   Imports of goods and services NOR.CMPIMP.VIXOBSA
   Private final consumption expenditure NOR.CMPPC.VIXOBSA
   Exports of goods and services NOR.EXPEXP.LNBQRSA
   Government final consumption expenditure NOR.EXPGC.LNBQRSA
   Gross domestic product NOR.EXPGDP.CQRSA
   Gross domestic product NOR.EXPGDP.DNBSA
   Gross domestic product NOR.EXPGDP.LNBQRSA
   Gross fixed capital formation NOR.EXPGF.LNBQRSA
   Imports of goods and services NOR.EXPIMP.LNBQRSA
   Private final consumption expenditure NOR.EXPPC.LNBQRSA
   Changes in inventories NOR.EXPST.LNBQRSA


POLAND

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Orders
 The following series has been modified. Data refer to dwellings in new and expanded residential and non-residential buildings as well as dwellings which are to come into existence as a result of adapting non residential accommodation for which construction/expansion/converting permits have been issued:
   Permits issued for dwellingsPOL.ODCNPI03.ML
Employment
 The following series has been included:
   TOTAL EMPLOYMENT (QLFS)POL.EMESTT01.ST

PORTUGAL

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Unemployment
 The following series has been included:
   LONG TERM UNEMPLOYM. CONTINENTEPRT.UNLVLT01.ST

SLOVAK REPUBLIC

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Employment
 The following series has been included:
   Employment: Manufacturing (Survey)SVK.EMESIN03.ST

SPAIN

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Employment
 The following series has been included:
   Civilian Employment SAESP.EMESTT02.STSA



SWEDEN

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Unemployment
 The following series has been included:
   REGISTERED UNEMPLOYEDSWE.UNLVRG01.ST
Labour compensation
 The following series has been included:
   Labour cost index: private sectorSWE.LCLCPR01.IXOB
National Accounts
 The following series have been revised. Financial intermediation services indirectly measured (FISIM) are allocated to industries and institutional sectors.
   Exports of goods and services SWE.CMPEXP.VIXOBSA
   Government final consumption expenditure SWE.CMPGC.VIXOBSA
   Gross domestic product SWE.CMPGDP.VIXOBSA
   Gross fixed capital formation SWE.CMPGF.VIXOBSA
   Imports of goods and services SWE.CMPIMP.VIXOBSA
   Private final consumption expenditure SWE.CMPPC.VIXOBSA
   Exports of goods and services SWE.EXPEXP.LNBQR
   Government final consumption expenditure SWE.EXPGC.LNBQR
   Gross domestic product SWE.EXPGDP.CQR
   Gross domestic product SWE.EXPGDP.DNB
   Gross domestic product SWE.EXPGDP.LNBQR
   Gross fixed capital formation SWE.EXPGF.LNBQR
   Imports of goods and services SWE.EXPIMP.LNBQR
   Private final consumption expenditure SWE.EXPPC.LNBQR
   Residual item (gdp by exp) SWE.EXPSD.LNBQR
   Changes in inventories SWE.EXPST.LNBQR



UNITED KINGDOM

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Employment
 The following series has been included:
   Civilian employmentGBR.EMESTT02.STSA
 The following series has been revised by source for the entire period following the integration of new Public Sector Employment series and the annual benchmarking of employee jobs to the latest estimates of the Annual Business Inquiry (for more information, see http://www.statistics.gov.uk/downloads/theme_labour/Revisions_Workforce_Jobs.pdf):
   Employees: services GBGBR.EMDPSE01.ST
 The following series has been revised by source following the annual benchmarking of employee jobs to the latest estimates of the Annual Business Inquiry (for more information, see http://www.statistics.gov.uk/downloads/theme_labour/Revisions_Workforce_Jobs.pdf) :
   Employees: manufacturing GBGBR.EMDPIN03.ST

EURO AREA

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Producer Prices
 The following series has been included:
   PPI Industry - Domestic MarketEMU.PPIATT01.IXOB

BRAZIL

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Share prices
 The following series has been included:
   Share price indexBRA.SPASTT01.IXOB

INDIA

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Share prices
 The following series has been included:
   Share price indexIND.SPASTT01.IXOB


SOUTH AFRICA

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Sales
 The following series have been revised by source for the entire period:
   Total retail trade (Volume)ZAF.SLRTTO01.NCML
   Total retail trade (Volume) saZAF.SLRTTO01.NCMLSA
   Total retail trade (Value)ZAF.SLRTTO02.NCML
   Total retail trade (Value) saZAF.SLRTTO02.NCMLSA
National Accounts (for non-member countries)
 The following series have been revised since 2002.
   Gross capital formation, current pricesZAF.SNGCCF01.NCCU
   Gross fixed capital formation, current pricesZAF.SNGCCF02.NCCU
   Changes in inventories, current pricesZAF.SNGCCF03.NCCU
   Final consumption expenditure, current pricesZAF.SNGCCT01.NCCU
   Households' consumption expenditure, current pricesZAF.SNGCCT03.NCCU
   Government consumption expenditure, current pricesZAF.SNGCCT05.NCCU
   Exports of goods and services, current pricesZAF.SNGCEX01.NCCU
   Imports of goods and services, current pricesZAF.SNGCIM01.NCCU
   Statistical discrepancy, current pricesZAF.SNGCSD01.NCCU
   Gross domestic product, current pricesZAF.SNGCTT01.NCCU
   Gross domestic product, current prices saZAF.SNGCTT01.NCCUSA
   Gross capital formation, constant pricesZAF.SNGVCF01.NCCU
   Gross fixed capital formation, constant pricesZAF.SNGVCF02.NCCU
   Changes in inventories, constant pricesZAF.SNGVCF03.NCCU
   Final consumption expenditure, constant pricesZAF.SNGVCT01.NCCU
   Households' consumption expenditure, constant pricesZAF.SNGVCT03.NCCU
   Government consumption expenditure, constant pricesZAF.SNGVCT05.NCCU
   Exports of goods and services, constant pricesZAF.SNGVEX01.NCCU
   Imports of goods and services, constant pricesZAF.SNGVIM01.NCCU
   Statistical discrepancy, constant pricesZAF.SNGVSD01.NCCU
   Gross domestic product, constant pricesZAF.SNGVTT01.NCCU
   Gross domestic product, constant prices saZAF.SNGVTT01.NCCUSA