European regional data

The European regional database is now available free of charge from the territorial dashboard of the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (ISPRA).

Simply go to this webpage to explore the data, which can be downloaded in csv format..

If you have any questions relating to these data, their construction, or future updates, please contact

About the European regional database

This database, previously maintained by Cambridge Econometrics over many years, is s a wide-ranging, sub-national, pan-EU database of economic indicators, providing a complete and consistent, historical time series of data starting in 1980.

With regional (NUTS 2 and 3) and sectoral disaggregation, it offers a unique database relevant to academic, policy and trend analysis.

It is particularly useful for analysing historical regional trends across Europe, through econometric regression modelling or regional analysis.

Researchers have used this data in analysis published in high-impact academic journals such as research policy, applied economics and regional studies.

The database includes the following sectoral disaggregation:

It is consistent with NACE Rev. 2 sectoral definitions, namely:

To view the technical note to learn how the database is constructed, please see here: Technical Note.