wiiw Handbook of Statistics 2020: Central, East and Southeast Europe


Beata Borosak, Alexandra Bykova, Nadya Heger, Beate Muck, Monika Schwarzhappel, Galina Vasaros and David Zenz

wiiw Handbook of Statistics No. 2020, December 2020
346 pages including 260 Tables, 15 Maps and 8 Graphs

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As of 2021, the Handbook of Statistics has been replaced by the CESEE Visual Data Explorer, available exclusively for members. The CESEE VDE thematically follows the chapters of the former Handbook, but with up-to-date statistics and interactive visualisation.


The PDF of the Handbook 2020 shows time series for 2000, 2010, 2015 and 2017-2019.
Data for all years since 1990 until 2019 are available in Excel format.
The Handbook contains annual time series extracted from wiiw databases

Features of the 2020 edition

  • A quick reference tool for 23 countries, with a broad range of economic indicators based on reliable and comparable data across countries;
  • Charts on key indicators at the regional level highlight the most important recent trends;
  • Comparisons with the EU, USA and Japan for selected indicators;
  • EU aggregate now for 27 countries.

Preface and contents
Introduction to wiiw’s Handbook of Statistics offering a quick overview on the economies of the 23 CESEE countries. Graphs for key indicators highlight the developments for CESEE on a regional level also in comparison with the EU27.
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Example tables of each chapter
I. Cross-country overview
II. Indicators by country
III. Structural indicators
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Reference to wiiw databases: wiiw Annual Database, wiiw FDI Database

Countries covered: Albania, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czechia, Estonia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey, Ukraine

ISBN-13: 978-3-85209-071-9