Groningen Growth and Development Centre (GGDC) Total Economy Database


The Groningen Growth and Development Centre maintains this dataset of international data with support from the Conference Board. There are three subsets to this data:


  • GGDC Total Economy Database
  • GGDC Sectoral Database
  • ICOP Industry Database

    The "Total Economy Database" has "series on real GDP, population, employment and working hours for the aggregate or total economy for up to 75 countries from 1950 to 2001," while the "GGDC Sectoral Database" has output and employment data for 10 industries in 22 countries, and the "ICOP Industry Database" compares industry productivity in about 30 countries.