Dataset description and subject
The OECD Services Statistics running from 1970, are made up of two databases
Statistics on Value Added and Employment which includes annual national
accounts statistics on output (gross value added) and employment in service
activities and Statistics on International Trade in Services which
covers trade in services.
The Statistics on Value Added and Employment database is presented on Beyond
20/20 WDS in the following eight tables. The Statistics on International Trade
in Services database is presented on Beyond 20/20 WDS in four tables.
OECD Services Statistics
The OECD produces the following documentation about the database:
The OECD Services Statistics hosted by ESDS International is delivered via
Beyond 20/20 WDS. A worked
example using Beyond 20/20 WDS and the OECD Main Economic Indicators is available
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to read documents in pdf format. You can download it free of charge from the
OECD Terms and Conditions
As part of the ESDS online registration process, you are required to accept
User License conditions of use before being allowed access to the data.
In addition, the following additional special conditions of use apply to the
OECD databases (hereinafter called the "Work") obtained through
the Economic and Social Data Service (hereinafter called the "ESDS"):
- The Work is the subject of copyright and the sole and exclusive ownership
of the OECD (hereinafter called the "Publisher").
- Registered Users of the ESDS (hereinafter called "End Users")
- to refrain from any distribution whatsoever (commercial, gratuitous
or otherwise) of the Work obtained through the ESDS;
- to use the Work for private or other personal use only;
- not to infringe upon the integrity of the Work they have downloaded
by means of data transmission, and in particular to refrain from any
act of alteration of the Work, such as abbreviation, re-organisation,
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and completeness of the Work. He shall not be responsible for any damage
caused through the conversion of the Work into machine-readable form, electronic
storage or distribution to End Users by means of online data transmission.
- The Publisher shall not be held responsible for inaccuracies or errors
contained in the data provided to the ESDS or for errors or omissions in
the documentation relating to the Work.
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Countries in the OECD Services
The countries covered vary according to which table is accessed.
Periodicity and Time Range
The OECD Services statistics are available from 1970 onward.
The OECD have discontinued publication of the Statistics on Value Added and Employment database. Services Statistic (The 2006 edition released on 10 July 2006 was the last update of the database by ESDS International). The Statistics on International Trade in Services will continue to be updated on an annual basis.