Istat's databases and other statistical information systems are topic-based and provide an accurate, global view of the phenomenon surveyed. Access to them is open and free of charge.
The databases are stores of information in which users may select the type of data and level of detail and build customised tables according to their own requirements.
The information systems contain information and structural data in ready-made tables which can be downloaded into a spreadsheet.
Each database or collection of data is provided with meta-information (such as methods, classifications or definitions) regarding the topic under consideration.
A complete list of databases and information systems can be found in the Italian version of this website.
I.Stat: data warehouse of the Institute
It offers a complete and homogeneous wealth of information. Data are organised by theme, presented in multidimensional tables and with a wide range of standard metadata
A system of demographic, social, environmental and economic indicators referring to geographical areas, regions, provinces and municipalities. Indicators are grouped into 15 information areas.
The data warehouse, originates from a project Istat-Cnel, provides a wide wealth of information on central and local governments and related sectors.
Coeweb: foreign trade statistics
Statistical information system dedicated to foreign trade statistics. It provides, on a monthly basis, a wealth of information on trade flows between Italy and the rest of the world.
IMF: national summary data page
Official data produced by the Banca d'Italia, the Istituto Nazionale di Statistica and the Ministero dell'Economia e delle Finanze. They correspond to the criteria described on the International Monetary Fund's Dissemination Standards Bulletin Board (DSBB)
Information system on agriculture and livestock
The information system for the dissemination of data on agriculture and livestock by subject, year and, limited to some areas, the regional context and detail desired.
DEMOGRAPHY AND SOCIETY
Demo: demography in figures
Up-to-date official data on resident population in Italy. Elaborations on main demographic phenomena are also provided: fertility, ageing ratio, population projection, etc.
A warehouse produced by Inps, Istat and the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy. It collects more than 700 indicators on crucial aspects of Italian society such as population dynamic, labour market, human capital, poverty, social security and income support, active labour market policies
Regional data-set on health
A general overview for monitoring and evaluating health in Italy. The functioning of the sanitary system and the health status of the population.
Territorial information system on justice
An information system completely devoted to the judicial statistics. Consultation of data is available surfing within defined tables.
2011 Population Census
The data warehouse of the 15th Population and housing census contains a wealth of information, disaggregated to the sub municipal level, on the demographic and social structure of the population usually resident in Italy and on Italy's housing stock. Upon completion of the data production process, additional information about other variables will be made available. The Census reference date is 9 October 2011.
2011 Census of industry and services
The data warehouse of the 9th Industry and Services Census 2011 contains a wealth of detailed information on the main features of businesses, non-profit institutions and public institutions, disaggregated at the regional level.
2010 Agricultural Census
The data warehouse of the 6th General Census of Agriculture contains a wealth of detailed information on the structure of Italian agricultural and livestock holdings, broken down to municipal level. The period of data is 24 October 2010.