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EU KLEMS Growth and Productivity Accounts: March 2007 Release


All series derived from this database need to be referred to as follows:

Source: EU KLEMS Database, March 2007, see Marcel Timmer, Mary O'Mahony & Bart van Ark, The EU KLEMS Growth and Productivity Accounts: An Overview, University of Groningen & University of Birmingham; downloadable at www.euklems.net



For a short overview of the methodology and results of the EU KLEMS database, please refer to: Marcel Timmer, Mary O'Mahony and Bart van Ark, The EU KLEMS Growth and Productivity Accounts: An Overview, University of Groningen & University of Birmingham, March 2007.

For a brief description of results on a country-by-country basis obtained from the EU KLEMS Growth and Productivity Accounts, please refer to: Bart van Ark, Mary O’Mahony and Gerard Ypma eds., The EU KLEMS Productivity Report, Issue 1, University of Groningen & University of Birmingham, March 2007.


Sources and methods:


Downloadable country files in Excel:

The data below has been split in two parts. The basic files contain 62 variables, including basic data and growth accounting variables. These files follow the EU KLEMS industry list, which is consistent with the NACE industry classification. The additional files show alternative industry aggregations among others, market vs non-market, goods versus services and ICT production.


Country Basic files Additional files
Austria AUT Basic 07I AUT Additional 07I
Belgium BEL Basic 07I BEL Additional 07I
Cyprus CYP Basic 07I CYP Additional 07I
Czech Republic CZE Basic 07I CZE Additional 07I
Denmark DNK Basic 07I DNK Additional 07I
Estonia EST Basic 07I EST Additional 07I
Finland FIN Basic 07I FIN Additional 07I
France FRA Basic 07I FRA Additional 07I
Germany GER Basic 07I GER Additional 07I
Greece GRC Basic 07I GRC Additional 07I
Hungary HUN Basic 07I HUN Additional 07I
Ireland IRL Basic 07I IRL Additional 07I
Italy ITA Basic 07I ITA Additional 07I
Japan JPN Basic 07I JPN Additional 07I
Latvia LVA Basic 07I LVA Additional 07I
Lithuania LTU Basic 07I LTU Additional 07I
Luxembourg LUX Basic 07I LUX Additional 07I
Malta MLT Basic 07I MLT Additional 07I
Netherlands NLD Basic 07I NLD Additional 07I
Poland POL Basic 07I POL Additional 07I
Portugal PRT Basic 07I PRT Additional 07I
Slovak Republic SVK Basic 07I SVK Additional 07I
Slovenia SVN Basic 07I SVN Additional 07I
Spain ESP Basic 07I ESP Additional 07I
Sweden SWE Basic 07I SWE Additional 07I
United Kingdom UK Basic 07I UK Additional 07I
United States (SIC based) USA-SIC Basic 07I USA-SIC Additional 07I
United States (NAICS based) USA-NAICS Basic 07I USA-NAICS Additional 07I
West Germany DEW Basic 07I DEW Additional 07I

Country Groups Basic files Additional files
EU-15* EU15 Basic 07I EU15 Additional 07I
EU-15ex (growth accounting)** EU15ex Basic 07I EU15ex Additional 07I
EU-10*** EU10 Basic 07I EU10 Additional 07I
EU-25**** EU25 Basic 07I EU25 Additional 07I
Eurozone***** EURO Basic 07I EURO Additional 07I
EurozoneEx (growth accounting)****** EUROex Basic 07I EUROex Additional 07I
(*) EU-15 represents the EU member states as of 1 January 1995, namely: AUT, BEL, DNK, ESP, FIN, FRA, GER, GRC, IRL, ITA, LUX, NLD, PRT, SWE & UK.
(**) EU-15ex represents the EU15 member states for which growth accounting could be performed, namely: AUT, BEL, DNK, ESP, FIN, FRA, GER, ITA, NLD & UK.
(***) EU-10 represents the new EU member states that joined on 1 May 2004, namely: CYP, CZE, EST, HUN, LTU, LVA, MLT, POL, SVK & SVN.
(****) EU-25 represents all member states of the EU as of 1 May 2004 (see EU-15 and EU-10 for a full country list).
(*****) Eurozone represents all countries in the eurozone as of 1 January 2001, namely: AUT, BEL, ESP, FIN, FRA, GER, GRC, IRL, ITA, LUX, NLD & PRT.
(******) EurozoneEx represents the Eurozone countries for which growth accounting could be performed, namely: AUT, BEL, ESP, FIN, FRA, GER, ITA & NLD.


Downloadable country files in Txt format:

For the use of the EU KLEMS dataseries in statistical programs we have constructed txt files (comma separated) of the Excel files displayed above. These files contain the data of all countries and variables. We have made a distinction between all countries and EU aggregates and between the basic files and additional files. Please note that these text files are not updated on a regular basis and might contain older vintages of the dataset. If you want to be sure of having the most recent data, we would suggest to look at the Excel files.


Countries covered Text files Packed files Description
All Countries ALL Basic TXT ALL Basic ZIP ALL Basic ReadMe
All Countries ALL Additional TXT ALL Additional ZIP ALL Additional ReadMe
EU Aggregates EU Basic TXT   EU Basic ReadMe
EU Aggregates EU Additional TXT   EU Basic ReadMe


Purchasing Power Parities:

The following purchasing power parities were used for the construction of the regional aggregates:


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