SDMX - Statistical Data and Metadata Exchange

A set of common technical and statistical standards and guidelines to be used for the efficient exchange and sharing of statistical data and metadata.

Sponsoring institutions include BIS, ECB, EUROSTAT, IMF, OECD, UN, and the World Bank. Technical Specification 2.1 was amended in May 2012.

Extensions

GESMES/TS - GEneric Statistical MESsage for Time Series

An extension of SDMX used to exchange statistical data and metadata.

Tools

Istat SDMX Framework Project

A suite of tools for managing data and metadata in SDMX.

SDMX Editor

A simple tool for managing and accessing statistical metadata, using the SDMX framework.

SDMX Mapping Assistant

A tool to facilitate the mapping between the structural metadata provided by an SDMX-ML Data Structure Definition and those that reside in a database of a dissemination environment.

SDMX Tool Repository

A list of software tools supporting the SDMX standard.

Use Cases

Eurostat

The statistical office of the European Union, which implementats SDMX in a number of projects.

SDMX Implementations

The SDMX website's list of current and planned practical implimentations from national and international organisations.