The data are taken from external data bases (GDP in PPP GK 1990 $US, labour hours from EU KLEMS database, DMC from IFF database, WI database, and Eurostat, Total primary energy supply from the Energy Balances of the IEA database).
index1970=100 (EU-15), index 1992=100 (EU-12)
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