Welcome to EIU DataServices
To make informed business decisions, you need accurate data. The EIU DataServices portfolio,
comprising six global databases, has been designed with the needs of your business
in mind. If you are not a subscriber, take
a tour to see what our databases contain or
contact your nearest Bureau van Dijk or The Economist Intelligence Unit office for further information. To enter the databases, click on the product names below.
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A comprehensive database of economic indicators and forecasts, covering 317 series for 201 countries, as well as 45 regional aggregates, running from 1980 and forecasting out five years. For the 82 most important markets, key variables are additionally projected to 2030 in order to facilitate business planning. EIU CountryData
A powerful database of economic, demographic, consumption and industry data on 60 major countries worldwide and 11 regional aggregates, stretching back to 1990. The product includes detailed economic and industry forecasts for the next five years and longer-term economic projections. It also covers 56 major cities in Asia. EIU Market Indicators & Forecasts
More detailed energy data covering the market size and potential growth of the energy sector can be found in EIU Energy Indicators & Forecasts.
More detailed financial services data covering the market size of financial assets economy-wide and within the financial, non-financial and personal sectors can be found in EIU Financial Services Indicators & Forecasts.
More detailed technology data covering the market size and potential growth of the telecoms and IT sectors can be found in EIU Technology Indicators & Forecasts.
Essential support for all your foreign investment decisions. World Investment Service features a detailed database containing flows of investment by country and industry, overseas mergers and acquisitions and business costs. The service covers the world's 60 largest economies and provides detailed analysis on political and economic background, business environment, foreign investment regulations and trends in foreign investment. EIU World Investment Service
A global database of over 327 price and salary levels providing information on the cost of living in 140 cities worldwide from 1990 to the present day. EIU CityData
The Economist Intelligence Unit's Country Risk Model covers 131 countries, enabling the assessment of five dimensions of country risk: sovereign, currency, banking sector, political and economic structure risk. Country Risk Model
EIU Operational Risk model measures ten risk categories: security, political stability, government effectivness, legal & regulatory, macroeconomic, foreign trade & payments, financial, tax policy, labour market and infrastructure across 150 countries, assigning each a rating which can be compared across markets and over time. Operational Risk Model