Dataset: SPF – Survey of Professional Forecasters

Data Structure Definition: Forecast

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Cube dimensions and attributes
  Concept description Concept Codelist Usage on SDW portal
1. dimension Frequency FREQ CL_FREQ Frequency dimension: used in Dimension Filters on Data Selection, Data Table and Quick View pages.
2. dimension Reference area REF_AREA CL_AREA_EE Country codes: used in Georgraphic Area filters on Data Selection pages.
3. dimension Forecast topic FCT_TOPIC CL_FCT_TOPIC
4. dimension Forecast histograph breakdown FCT_BREAKDOWN CL_FCT_BREAKDOWN
5. dimension Forecast horizon FCT_HORIZON CL_FCT_HORIZON
6. dimension Frequency of the survey SURVEY_FREQ CL_FREQ
7. dimension Forecaster identifier FCT_SOURCE CL_FCT_SOURCE
Observation-level attribute Observation value OBS_VALUE
Observation-level attribute Observation status OBS_STATUS CL_OBS_STATUS Observation status: displayed on the Data Table and Quickview pages, downloadable in SDMX format.
Observation-level attribute Observation confidentiality OBS_CONF CL_OBS_CONF Observation confidentiality: displayed on the Data Table and Quickview pages, downloadable in SDMX format.
Observation-level attribute Pre-break observation value OBS_PRE_BREAK Observation pre-break value: displayed on the Data Table and Quickview pages, downloadable in SDMX format.
Observation-level attribute Observation comment OBS_COM Observation comment: displayed on the Data Table and Quickview pages, downloadable in SDMX format.
Time Series-level attribute Collection indicator COLLECTION CL_COLLECTION Collection attribute: used on the Data Table, Data Chart and Quick View pages, displayed on the Metadata page.
Time Series-level attribute Compiling organisation COMPILING_ORG CL_ORGANISATION
Time Series-level attribute Data dissemination organisation DISS_ORG CL_ORGANISATION
Sibling-level attribute Title TITLE Short title: used in the Search and displayed on Data Selection, Metadata and Quick View pages.
Sibling-level attribute Title complement TITLE_COMPL Long title/description: used in the Search and displayed on Data Selection, Metadata and Quick View pages.
Sibling-level attribute Unit UNIT CL_UNIT Unit: displayed on the Data Table, Metadata and Quickview pages, downloadable in CSV and SDMX format.
Sibling-level attribute Unit multiplier UNIT_MULT CL_UNIT_MULT Unit Multiplier: displayed on the Data Table, Metadata and Quick View pages, downloadable in CSV and SDMX format.
Sibling-level attribute Decimals DECIMALS CL_DECIMALS Number of decimals: used on the Data Table and Quick View pages.
Sibling-level attribute Source agency SOURCE_AGENCY CL_ORGANISATION Source Agency: displayed on the Data Table, Data Chart and Quick View pages.


Code List Description

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A10Y Average forecast of period from 6 to 10 years
LT Longer term (5 calendar years ahead in SPF Q3 and Q4 rounds and 4 calendar years ahead in SPF Q1 and Q2 rounds)
M0M Reference period ends when survey cycle begins
M3M Reference period ends 3 months before survey cycle begins
P12M Target period ends 12 months after survey cycle begins
P15M Target period ends 15 months after survey cycle begins
P18M Target period ends 18 months after survey cycle begins
P21M Target period ends 21 months after survey cycle begins
P24M Target period ends 24 months after survey cycle begins
P27M Target period ends 27 months after survey cycle begins
P30M Target period ends 30 months after survey cycle begins
P33M Target period ends 33 months after survey cycle begins
P36M Target period ends 36 months after survey cycle begins
P3M Target period ends 3 months after survey cycle begins
P57M Target period ends 57 months after survey cycle begins
P60M Target period ends 60 months after survey cycle begins
P63M Target period ends 63 months after survey cycle begins
P66M Target period ends 66 months after survey cycle begins
P6M Target period ends 6 months after survey cycle begins
P9M Target period ends 9 months after survey cycle begins