This page aims at building a (non-exhaustive) collection of databases featuring productivity-related data at the international or cross-country level. Its content will be updated periodically.
For more information on this macro-level dataset and how to use it, we refer to the blog that was written its latest release.
The Penn World Table is a database with information on relative levels of income, output, input and productivity, covering 183 countries between 1950 and 2019, at the total economy, or macro level.
The OECD Productivity Database aims at providing users with the most comprehensive and the latest productivity estimates. The update cycle is on a rolling basis, i.e. each variable in the dataset is made publicly available as soon as it is updated in the OECD Annual National Accounts database.
The EUKLEMS & INTANProd project extends and updates the widely used EU KLEMS growth accounting database. EUKLEMS & INTANProd provides detailed data for 27 EU Member States, the US2, Japan and the United Kingdom, across 40 industries (although coverage may vary over time and across countries), 23 industry aggregates, over the period 1995-2019.
As from December 2021, Eurostat disseminates additional annual labour and capital productivity indicators. These indicators include breakdowns by industry, region, and asset.