Accessing our data
We publish our data on several platforms and in various formats to accommodate different user needs. This page provides an overview of our dissemination and communication channels, ranging from easy-access platforms for key indicators to machine-to-machine interfaces for our complete datasets.
Key economic indicators are available on the ECB Data Portal. The section includes data at euro area and country level. It provides easy-to-use visual comparisons across countries and indicators.Browse the main figures
ECB Data Portal
The ECB Data Portal provides access to all official ECB statistics. The portal also provides options to download data and comprehensive metadata for each dataset. Statistical publications and dashboards offer a compilation of key data on selected topics.ECB Data Portal
For selected topics, we offer data dashboards for more advanced visual analysis of multiple indicators, trend and country and indicator breakdowns.Dashboard on inflation Dashboard on balance of payments Dashboard on government finance Dashboard on euro short-term rates
Statistical news releases
Major data releases are published as statistical press releases on the ECB website.Statistical press releases
Upcoming data updates are listed in the statistical calendars on the ECB website.
Our ECB Data Portal offers an email notification service for individual data series.ECB Data Portal notification service
Update alerts for our statistical press releases are available through our RSS feeds.RSS feed for statistical press releases
Market Information Dissemination (MID)
We use the MID system to publish information and data which is structured and suitable for automatic processing.
All disseminated data are available via the Statistical Data and Metadata eXchange (SDMX) API. We implement the SDMX 2.1 standard.SDMX 2.1 RESTful web service
Access to microdata
Researchers can request access to microdata from ECB surveys. Information on the available resources can be found in the ECB surveys section on the ECB website.ECB surveys
Ask us directly
You couldn’t find the data or resources you were looking for? Send us your questions through the statistical information request form. We will get back to you as soon as possible.