Covid-19 statistical resources

This page collects the various statistical initiatives developed in response to the global Covid-19 outbreak and shares experiences, especially about the production, dissemination and use of official statistics. It includes various links to Covid-19 related statistical initiatives of interest to IFC members as well as information derived from IFC networks.

Covid-19 related webpages and documentation

International Institutions 

BIS Coronavirus (Covid-19) page
CCSA (Committee for the Coordination of Statistical Activities)

How Covid-19 is changing the world: a statistical perspective

How Covid-19 is changing the world: a statistical perspective - Volume II

IAOS (International Association of Official Statistics) Official Statistics in the context of the Covid-19 crises
IEA (International Energy Agency)

Exploring the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on global energy markets, energy resilience, and climate change

ILO - Statistics

Covid-19 and the world of work

Covid-19 impact on the collection of labour market statistics

IMF Special Series on Covid-19 - Statistical Issues
ISI  Covid-19 Resources

Tackling coronavirus (Covid-19)

OECD - PARIS21 Secretariat How PARIS21 is Supporting National Statistical Systems amid Covid-19
OECD Secretariat with participation of several IOs

Protected digital workspace for official statisticians

United Nations

Statistics · Covid-19 response

Statistics · UN Covid-19 Data Hub

Compilation of CPI in times of COVID-19
Quick assessment of the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on Africa NSO operations
(Latin America & the Caribbean)
Covid-19 reports
(Asia and the Pacific)
Surveys under Lockdown; a pandemic lesson
(UN Inter Secretariat Working Group on National Accounts)
National Accounts Statistics Continuity
World Bank Understanding the Covid-19 pandemic through data

Central banks and NSOs 

Australian Bureau of Statistics Measuring the impacts of Covid-19

Deutsche Bundesbank

New indicator provides timely picture of macroeconomic situation

Central Bank of Chile

The pandemic shock and the economic response: Evidence from Chilean firms - Box II.2 (see page 27)

European Central Bank (ECB)

ECB (SSM) / Banking Supervision

ECB communication to reporting agents on the collection of statistical information in the context of Covid-19

Supervisory reporting measures in the context of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic

IFRS 9 in the context of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

Eurostat / European Commission

Covid-19 and European statistics

Covid-19: support for statisticians > Guidelines and methodological notes

Bank of France

Covid-19 and monitoring economic activity: the contribution of high-frequency data

Measuring international travel during the Covid-19 pandemic

How firms are adapting to the lockdown: insights from text mining

NSO France (INSEE) How INSEE intends to carry out its missions in the coming weeks
Central Bank of Ireland

Has demand for new loans changed during the COVID-19 crisis?

Irish company births and insolvent liquidations during the COVID-19 shock

Behind the Data > How has the COVID-19 Pandemic Affected Daily Spending Patterns?

Bank of Portugal Follow the impact of Covid-19 on the Portuguese economy > Impact on companies and general government statistics
Bank of Japan Impact of Covid-19 on private consumption, using high-frequency data
South African Reserve Bank
The impact of COVID-19 on economic statistics
Bank of England Predicting Covid-19's impact on GDP: how can high-frequency data help us?
UK Government Statistical Service - ONS Top tips for quality assuring urgent pieces of ad-hoc statistical analysis
Federal Reserve Bank of New York Weekly Economic Index (WEI)
State of the US economy based on data available at a daily or weekly frequency
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) BLS Covid-19 Questions and Answers


Google Trends Coronavirus search trends
Apple Mobility Trends Covid-19 mobility trends