Expanded data coverage of European sub-state regions from Cambridge Econometrics

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The Library has received four new data indicators in the expanded Cambridge Econometrics European Regional Database: (i) compensation of employees; (ii) gross fixed capital formation; (iii) capital Stocks and (iv) sub-state GDP.  The European Regional Database contains multiple indicators for analysing European regional growth, convergence and competitiveness.  Full details are on the Library’s ERD resource page.

 All indicators, units and geo-code levels are below.The full list of indicators is below.

Indicator  Unit  Geo-level NUTS-2  Geo-level NUTS-3 
Gross Value Added (GVA) 2,005m euro 6 sectors; 10 sectors [see notes below] 6 sectors; 10 sectors [see notes below]
Employment 000s of people 6 sectors; 10 sectors 6 sectors; 10 sectors
millions of hours 6 sectors no
Population 000s of people yes yes
Active population 000s of people yes yes
GDP €2005m yes yes
Compensation of employees €2005m yes no
Gross Fixed Capital Formation €2005m 3 sectors no
Capital Stocks €2005m 3 sectors no


[1] The six sectors, based upon NACE Rev 1.1, are Agriculture, Industry (excluding construction), Construction, Distribution Communications and Transport Services, Financial and Business Services, and Non-Market Services.

[2] Ten sector data is constructed by extrapolating the detailed data available for more recent years within the NACE Rev 2 dataset and scaling to our six sector data. The ten sectors are Agriculture, forestry & fishing, Industry (excluding construction), Construction, Wholesale and retail trade, transport, accommodation & food services, Information & communication, Financial & insurance services, Real estate activities, Professional services, Public administration & defence and Other services.

Full details are on the Library’s ERD resource page.