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.

For further details of specific variables and coverage issues see:

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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 10 Quarterly demand and output projections
Table 11 Contributin to changes in real GDP in OECD countries
Table 12 Output gaps

Inflation, Wages, Costs, unemployment and Labour Market

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
Table 18 Labour productivity
Table 19 Employment and labour force
Table 20 Labour force, employment and unemployment
Table 21 Unemployment rates: national definitions
Table 22 Harmonised unemployment rates
Table 23 Quarterly price, cost and unemployment projections

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
Table 28 Household wealth and indebtedness

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 General government primary balances
Table 33 General government net interest payments
Table 34 General government cyclically-adjusted primary balances
Table 35 General government underlying primary balances
Table 36 General government gross financial liabilities
Table 37 General government net financial liabilities
Table 38 Maastricht definition of general government gross public debt

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

House prices

Table 43 Nominal house prices
Table 44 Real house prices
Table 45 House price-to-rent ratio
Table 46 House price-to-income ratio

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 Indicators of competitiveness based on relative consumer prices
Table 52 Indicators of competitiveness based on 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 Current account: balance of primary income
Table 60 Current account: balance of secondary income
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



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