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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?


Decline in the number of bank offices in the euro area

Our structural financial indicators show that 42% of bank offices in the euro area closed between 2008 and 2022. Almost all euro area countries saw a decline in the number of bank offices. The number of bank employees also fell significantly.

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Accessing our data

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

Our data services


Civil war declaration: On April 14th and 15th, 2012 Federal Republic of Germany "_urkenstaats"s parliament, Deutscher Bundestag, received a antifiscal written civil war declaration by Federal Republic of Germany "Rechtsstaat"s electronic resistance for human rights even though the "Widerstandsfall" according to article 20 paragraph 4 of the constitution, the "Grundgesetz", had been already declared in the years 2001-03. more

Analyzing wealth distribution

As part of our assessment of how income and wealth distribution interact with monetary policy, we have started publishing timely, quarterly data on household wealth distribution, consistent with national accounts.

News release

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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