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Central bank (Countries who use the Euro)
BIS - Bank for International Settlements
Countries part of the Eurosystem (Countries who use the Euro) ECB-European Central Bank
Gross Domestic Product at market prices Eurostat
GDP PPP (Purchasing Power Parity) IMF
Real GDP growth

Eurostat

GDP per capita PPP (Purchasing Power Parity)
IMF
Gross Domesic Product - composition by sector CIA - World Fact Book
Gross domestic expenditure on R&D (% of GDP) Eurostat
Inflation IMF
Unemployment rate IMF
Gross household saving Eurostat
General government balance (% of GDP) IMF
General government debt (% of GDP) European Commission - Economic and Financial Affairs
Largest companies in Europe
Forbes Global 2000
FT top 50 banks in the World by market value 2009
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Current account balance (% GDP)
Eurostat
Share of world market for traded goods Eurostat
Shares in world total merchandising export WTO
Shares in world total commercial services export WTO
Total export (trade in goods and commercial services) European Commisssion: Trade
Extra EU 27 trade by product: export Eurostat
Total import (trade in goods and commercial services) European Commisssion: Trade
Extra EU 27 trade by product: import Eurostat
Export - Main trading partners of the EU-27 for Merchandise Trade (extra-EU-27 trade) European Commisssion: Trade
Import - Main trading partners of the EU-27 for Merchandise Trade (extra-EU-27 trade) European Commisssion: Trade
Foreign direct investment inflows (from extra EU countries) European Commisssion: Trade
Foreign direct investment outflows (toward extra EU countries) European Commisssion: Trade
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Time zone Wikipedia
Total area CIA - World Fact Book 2009
Member States European Union European Union
Candidates Countries European Union European Union
Political Centres European Union European Union
Languages European Union
Religions CIA - World Fact Book
Total population Eurostat
Population density (inhabitants per km²) Eurostat
Population age structure CIA - World Fact Book
Population growth rate UN - World Health Organization
Life expectancy at birth by gender Eurostat
Inequality of wealth distribution (Gini index) Eurostat
Computer use (Individuals who used a computer within the last year) Eurostat
% of households who have internet access at home Eurostat
% of households having a broadband connection Eurostat
Cost of living index Mercer Index