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Consumer prices in the OECD area rose by 1.9% in the year to October 2010, up from 1.7% in September.
Data are available from 1980 and provide comparable information on marketable and non-marketable central government debt instruments in all OECD member countries. They are expressed either in million of US dollars or as a percentage of GDP. The coverage of the data is limited to central government debt issuance and excludes therefore state and local government debt and social security funds. Source: Central Goverment Debt Database
Gross domestic product (GDP) in the OECD area grew by 0.6% in the third quarter of 2010.
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The recent global crisis has heightened interest in entrepreneurship as an essential element to foster economic recovery and employment growth throughout the world. But, in order to understand and promote entrepreneurship, government analysts and policymakers require sound statistical indicators, preferably comparable across countries. The OECD-Eurostat Entrepreneurship Indicators Programme (EIP) develops measures of entrepreneurship
In September 2010, the OECD area unemployment rate was 8.5%, unchanged from August and broadly stable since June 2010.
OECD composite leading indicators (CLIs) for September 2010 point to diverging patterns of economic growth across major economies.
Updated continuously. Includes Purchasing power parities (PPPs) for GDP and for actual individual consumption and exchange rates (national currency per USD) from 1970 to latest available.
Consumer prices in the OECD area rose by 1.7% in the year to September 2010, up from 1.6% in August. This small pick-up in inflation mainly reflects higher food and energy prices.
The OECD trade deficit in goods and services with the rest of the world continued deteriorating during the second quarter of 2010, according to new balance of payments data.
In August 2010, unemployment in the OECD area fell slightly to 8.5% (from 8.6% in July). The unemployment rate has returned to August 2009 levels and unemployment now appears stable across OECD countries.