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PWT 10.0

Penn World Table version 10.0

PWT version 10.0 is a database with information on relative levels of income, output, input and productivity, covering 183 countries between 1950 and 2019. For questions not covered in the documentation, please contact pwt Access to the data is provided below:

On June 18, 2021 we updated PWT 10.0. Please consult the change log for an overview of the changes.

User information

(DOI: 10.15141/S5Q94M)

If you are new to PWT, please consult the User Guide to PWT 10.0 for further information and a guide to the available documentation. This Vox column is a good starting point as well. If you are an experienced PWT user, please consult What is new in PWT 10.0.

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Attribution requirement - When using these data (for whatever purpose), please make the following reference:

  • Feenstra, Robert C., Robert Inklaar and Marcel P. Timmer (2015), "The Next Generation of the Penn World Table" American Economic Review, 105(10), 3150-3182, available for download at

License and funding
Penn World Table 10.0 by Robert C. Feenstra, Robert Inklaar and Marcel P. Timmer is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License . This research received support through grants from the National Science Foundation, the Sloan Foundation and the Transatlantic Platform’s Digging into Data program.


Document Content
The Next Generation of the Penn World Table
Paper introducing new concepts and new results of PWT, starting with version 8.
What is New in PWT 10.0 Note that details the changes in PWT 10.0 relative to PWT 9.1.
Comparing productivity growth across databases Note on the comparison of productivity estimations from four databases; PWT 10.0, OECD Productivity Database, Total Economy Database July 2020 release, and the 2019 release of EU KLEMS

Additional data and programs

File Content
NA data (Excel, Stata) The National Accounts data in current and constant national prices and exchange rate and population data
Trade detail Exports and imports by Broad Economic Category, including shares in CGDPo and price levels
Labor detail Details on the sources and methods for compiling employment, educational attainment and labor share data
Capital detail (Excel, Stata) Investment, capital stock and capital consumption data by assets.
Program package The Stata data files and do-files necessary to replicate and customize PWT
Expenditure share correlations Bilateral correlations between expenditure (budget) shares in the different global benchmark years
NA vintages (2009, 2010, 2011, 2014, 2017) Older vintages of NA data with data up to the indicated year
ICP benchmark data (1970, 1975, 1980, 1985, 1996) PPPs and expenditure at the most detailed level for publicly available benchmark years
Last modified:30 March 2023 09.37 a.m.