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ready Statistical Data and Metadata eXchange

Abbreviation: SDMX

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Statistical Data and Metadata eXchange (SDMX) is an initiative to foster standards for the exchange of statistical information. The SDMX initiative sets standards to facilitate the exchange of statistical data and metadata using modern information technology. Several versions of the technical specifications have been released since 2004. SDMX has also been published as an ISO International Standard (IS 17369).


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How to cite this record SDMX; Statistical Data and Metadata eXchange; DOI:; Last edited: Feb. 14, 2020, 9:45 a.m.; Last accessed: Oct 24 2020 12:50 p.m.

Record updated: Feb. 10, 2020, 6:06 p.m. by The FAIRsharing Team.

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UNdata is an international statistical database providing search and download options for a variety of statistical resources compiled by the United Nations (UN) statistical system and other international agencies. The numerous databases or tables, collectively known as "datamarts", contain over 60 million data points and cover a wide range of statistical themes including agriculture, crime, communication, development assistance, education, energy, environment, finance, gender, health, labour market, manufacturing, national accounts, population and migration, science and technology, tourism, transport and trade.

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