Dataset: SPF – Survey of Professional Forecasters

Data Structure Definition: Forecast

[ECB_FCT1 agency: ECB] Download SDMX 2.1 Data Structure Definition of the SPF Dataflow

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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

Code Code Description
001 Forecaster 1
002 Forecaster 2
003 Forecaster 3
004 Forecaster 4
005 Forecaster 5
006 Forecaster 6
007 Forecaster 7
008 Forecaster 8
009 Forecaster 9
010 Forecaster 10
011 Forecaster 11
012 Forecaster 12
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130 Forecaster 130
AVG Average of forecasts
CSE Reference value supplied by Consensus Economics
ECB Reference value supplied by ECB
ECI Reference value supplied by the European Commission (interim forecast)
EZB Reference value supplied by Euro Zone Barometer
NSR Reference value supplied by NIESR
NUM Number of non-missing values
PFC Count of point forecasts in interval
VAR Variance of forecasts