Where to find economic data?

The economy is based on data showing the macro and microeconomic scenario.
Most of the most important economic data is generated by specialized agencies. One of the agencies to find general data is the Department of Commerce of the United States which includes the Bureau of Economic Analysis and the Census Bureau. The BEA address comprises all data and articles published in the Survey of Current Business including national income and product accounts, international trade and investment flows, output by industry, economic growth, personal income and the labor phase and regional data.
The Census Bureau goes beyond publishing the results of the population census. It also includes the economic census and information on housing, income and poverty, government finances, agriculture, foreign trade, construction, manufacturing, transportation, and retail and wholesale trade. In addition to making available
The Census Bureau site allows users to create custom reports from popular microdata sources, including the Survey Income and Program Participation, the Consumer Expenditure Survey, the Current Population Survey, the American Housing Survey, and of course the Census more recent.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics allows easy access to commonly requested employment information, including employment and unemployment, prices and living conditions, compensation, productivity and technology. Labor force data from the Current Population Survey and payroll statistics are also available from the Current Employment Statics Survey. A useful source for finding financial data is the Federal Reserve Board website at www. federalreserve.gov. It contains historical economic and financial information on the United States, including daily interest rates, currency and business indicators, exchange rates, balance of payments data, and price indices. In addition, the Office of Management and Budget at www.gpo.gov/usbudget/index.html allows you to consult the federal budget and other documents related to it.
Regarding global information, the World Bank website has information about its programs and publications, as does the International Monetary Fund, IMF at www.imf.org.
The United Nations page www.unsystem.org can be slow and confusing but has a lot of links to most international institutions and their databases. A good source of information on high-income countries is the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) at www.oecd.org
The OECD page contains a variety of data on the economy, education, health, public administration and other topics.

Where to find economic data. IMF Web

Where to find economic data. Full Listing

United States economic data. Resources listing

Department of Commerce of the United States
Census Bureau
The Bureau of Labor Statistics
Federal Reserve Board

Global economic data. Resources listing

World Bank Open Data
Central reference point for tables and maps made available on the Internet by the World Bank. Also includes information on methods, modelling tools and technical assistance for users of World Bank statistics.
World Bank Data – GDP (constant 2010 US$)

UNdata
This database provides international statistics on all major social and economic subjects.

IMF Data Mapper – International Monetary Fund
1980-present with some projections. Data access via maps with exportable tables.

IFS Online

IFS (International Financial Statistics)
Online provides statistics on all aspects of international and domestic finance from 1948-. It reports, for most countries of the world, current data needed in the analysis of problems of international payments and of inflation and deflation, i.e., data on exchange rates, international liquidity, international banking, money and banking, interest rates, prices, production, international transactions, government accounts, and national accounts.

UNCTAD – United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
UNCTAD is the principal organ of the United Nations General Assembly in the field of trade and development. UNCTAD works within the United Nations for the integrated treatment of development and interrelated issues in the areas of trade, finance, technology, investment and sustainable development.

UN Commodity Trade Statistics Database
UN Comtrade is the largest and most detailed database of international trade data available. It supports research into bilateral trade of individual commodities (e.g. trade of wool between Uruguay and the USA). Commodities are classified according to SITC), the Harmonized System (HS), and Broad Economic Categories (BEC). Data are available annually and monthly from 1962-present.

Penn World Tables
Penn World Tables provide a number of variations on measures of GDP, PPP and capital stock for 182 countries from 1950-2014.

Eurostat
The Eurostat website contains a mix of statistical information in PDF pages, pre-defined tables and interactive databases. The coverage varies by topic, but some data goes back at least to 1929. All content is freely available. https://ec.europa.eu/eurostat 

Trade Resources

UN Commodity Trade Statistics Database
UN Comtrade is the largest and most detailed database of international trade data available. It supports research into bilateral trade of individual commodities (e.g. trade of wool between Uraguay and the USA). Commodities are classified according to SITC), the Harmonized System (HS), and Broad Economic Categories (BEC). Data are available annually and monthly from 1962-present.

WITS: World Integrated Trade Solution
There is UN Comtrade data here. However, you have to get the data for one at a time and one trade flow at a time. For twenty years of data of imports and exports, that will be 40 separate downloads. In order to create custom queries, you can register for a free account. There should be no charge for the Comtrade data.
https://wits.worldbank.org/Default.aspx?lang=en

OECD iLibrary International Trade by Commodities Statistics
OECD iLibrary International Trade by Commodities Statistics provides trade statistics for 36 OECD member reporter countries crossed with much larger list of partner countries/entities. Harmonized system allows refining on several parameters: reporter countries partner countries, commodities, measure, flow, time. Related interactive statistical databases available under OECD.Stat cross-database query. See Getting Started — User Guide for OECD iLibrary for help using OECD iLibrary.
https://www.oecd-ilibrary.org/trade/international-trade-by-commodity-statistics_22195076

Agricultural Trade Databases

FAOSTAT
FAOSTAT, from the Food and Agriculture Organization, contains over 1 million time-series records covering international statistics in the following areas: Production, Trade, Food Balance Sheets, Fertilizer and Pesticides, Land Use and Irrigation, Forest Products, Fishery Products, Population, Agricultural Machinery and Food Aid Shipments from 1961 to the present. https://www.fao.org/faostat/en/#home

USDA Trade Data
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) offers several different databases for data on international agricultural trade. These databases are maintained by FAS and other U.S. government agencies. Coverage varies widely and some statistics can be found in print publications back to the 1920s or even earlier. https://www.fas.usda.gov/data

USDA Production, Supply and Distribution Database
Includes data on agricultural production and consumption for countries around the world. 1960-present. https://apps.fas.usda.gov/psdonline/app/index.html#/app/home

International Employment, Unemployment, and Wages

UNIDO Statistics Data Portal
Find statistics of overall industrial growth for countries complied by the United Nations. Find detailed data on business structure and statistics on major indicators of industrial performance by country in the historical time series.
The variables in the INDSTAT databases are: number of establishments, number of employees, wages and salaries, output, value added, gross fixed capital formation, number of female employees.
The 4-digit level is the most detailed, 2-digit less detailed. Further information and descriptions available

OECD iLibrary 
OECD iLibrary is the online publications portal of the 36-country Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (http://www.oecd.org/about/membersandpartners/list-oecd-member-countries.htm). OECD iLibrary is OECD’s Online Library for Books, Papers and Statistics and the gateway to OECD’s analysis and data. It replaces SourceOECD, and hosts all content so users can find – and cite – tables and databases as easily as articles or chapters.

ILOSTAT
ILOSTAT is a statistics database maintained by the International Labor Organization (previously LABORSTA). The ILOSTAT database contains over 100 indicators covering more than 230 countries and economies. Indicators include labor population, employment, unemployment, salaries, labor costs, strikes, and occupational injuries. It relies heavily on official data submission from national authorities.

IMF Data Mapper – International Monetary Fund
1980-present with some projections. Data access via maps with exportable tables.
Industrial Statistics in print
The database contains seven principle indicators of industrial statistics. They are: number of establishments, number of employees, wages and salaries, output, value added, gross fixed capital formation, and number of female employees. The 4-digit level is the most detailed, with 3-digit and 2-digit getting progressively more general. Check the coverage of each country by year by clicking on the “Availability” link at the very bottom of the page:

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