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Statistics are essential for making informed decisions

Sound financial and monetary statistics help us make informed decisions. The ECB and national central banks provide official statistics on the health of the economy. These statistics support all aspects of the ECB's work, including monetary policy, financial stability and banking supervision.

Why do statistics matter?


Share of euro area-issued green bonds validated externally

Issuance and holdings of sustainable debt securities in the euro area have grown over the last three years. We now distinguish these instruments by whether they are externally validated. Most have received a second-party opinion confirming the issuer’s sustainability claims.

More on climate change-related indicators

Accessing our data

A list of all platforms and services you can use to access our data resources.

Our data services

Monetary developments in the euro area

See the latest growth rates of loans to households and firms, as well as how quickly the money supply is increasing.

Statistics data releases on monetary developments

Statistics governance and quality framework

European national central banks place great importance on producing high-quality statistics. They are committed to good governance, use high quality standards and guarantee the confidentiality of information.

Governance and quality framework

Narrowing the climate data gap

As part of our climate agenda, we have published an initial set of climate-related indicators to analyse how climate change will affect the financial sector. This is part of our efforts to narrow the climate data gap and monitor the green transition.

Climate-related indicators

Explore euro area inflation interactively

How is inflation measured and what is the difference between measured and perceived inflation? Find comparable and always up-to-date inflation data with interactive visuals and your personal inflation calculator, available in 23 EU languages.

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Request statistical information from the ECB

Are you looking for specific ECB statistics? We follow a policy of free access and free reuse for our publicly released statistics. Send us a request specifying what you are interested in and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

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