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Harmonised unemployment rates: numbers of unemployed persons as a percentage of the civilian labour force. Civilian labour force being the sum of unemployed persons and civilian employed persons.
Data is available in index and in percentage change on the same period of the previous year. Producer prices are PPI for manufacturing. However, some countries do not produce a PPI and a wholesale price index is used as a proxy. In addition, some countries do not have an index which covers only manufacturing. The series are updated continuously.
Data is available in index and in percentage change on the same period of the previous year. Consumer Prices Indices (CPI) are a general measure of inflation. CPI "all items non-food non-energy" is a measure of core inflation as used by the OECD although other approaches may be used by other organisations. The series are updated continuously.
Job vacancies, total, new vacancies (flow), unfilled vacancies (stock), job Vacancies, public sector - Source: OECD Main Economic Indicators (updated continuously)
World export (import) of goods and services volumes are constructed as weighted averages of the growth rates of the volume of exports (imports) of individual countries, with the country weights based on shares of global goods and services export (import) values in 2000, expressed in US dollars. The measure of world trade is calculated as an arithmetic average of the volume of world imports and exports. The series are updated
Current account balance, exports and imports of goods and services (millions $US). The series are updated continuously.
Monthly monetary and financial statistics contains financial statistics on five separate subjects: monetary aggregates, interest rates, exchange rates, reserve assets, and share prices.
Passenger cars series refer to car registrations. The data are shown in indices and as seasonally adjusted. The series are updated continuously.
Access full time series of dwelling permits issued (seasonally adjusted) as short-term indicators of construction activity for available OECD countries. The series are updated continuously.
Retail trade (volume) series are shown as seasonally adjusted indices. For most countries, the volume indices are compiled by national sources. For the remaining countries, the value figures have been deflated by OECD using an appropriate consumer price index. The series are updated continuously.