The Bundesbank compiles monetary, financial and foreign trade statistics as well as comprehensive sets of indicators and seasonally adjusted economic data. This multi-layered information system forms the central empirical basis, in particular for the monetary policy decision-making process and macroeconomic and macroprudential analyses.

Urban house price growth in Germany decelerating
House prices in German towns and cities were up in 2019 by 6% on the year.

House prices in German towns and cities were up in 2019 by 6% on the year. This represents a marked slowdown in price growth compared with 2018. 

Brexit: adjustments of the statistics

The United Kingdom ceased to be a member of the European Union on 31 January 2020. This entails adjustments of the statistics provided by the Deutsche Bundesbank.

Foreign exchange and derivatives turnover of banks in Germany increased

Turnover in foreign exchange trading remained at an unchanged high level in Germany, while transactions involving interest rate derivatives have increased significantly. These findings were revealed by the survey of foreign exchange and derivatives market activity conducted in April 2019 and covering all major global financial centres. The survey was carried out by central banks in 53 countries in consultation with the Bank for International Settlements (BIS).

Long time series on economic development in Germany
Tables with pen

A new set of tables provides an overview of German economic development since 1948. For selected indicators, comparable data from other countries and groups of countries are also available.

Systems of indicators for the German property markets

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The two systems of indicators provide information on current developments in the German property markets. They are updated regularly at the beginning of March, June, September and December.

The German economy and the global economic environment at a glance

Click on the links below for important information on the current economic situation in Germany and the global economic environment: