EXIOBASE database

EXIOBASE v3.3 is a global, detailed Multi-regional Environmentally Extended Supply and Use / Input Output database. The database provides data at an unprecedented level of consistent detail in terms of sectors, products, emissions, and resources for all the countries covered, including 43 countries, 160 industry sectors, and 200 product categories.

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Why choose the EXIOBASE database?

Monetary value and physical terms

The database covers the relations between industries and countries, not only in monetary value, but also in physical terms.

Comprehensive Input-Output database

Covers 43 countries (95% of the global GDP) with over 150 smaller countries combined in five ‘Rest of the World’ groups by continent. Further, the database distinguishes over 160 industry sectors and 200 product categories by country. Industries and products are classified according to the statistical classification of economic activities in the European Community (NACE code, revision 1).

Environmental, Economic, and Social

In addition to emission, land use, water use, mineral and energy flows, EXIOBASE also includes 21 economic and social flows by industry.


To download the database, you need to have an active license for SimaPro 9.0 or later (active subscription or a valid service contract on or after August 31, 2022). Please fill in your contact details, which will be exclusively known by the developers of SimaPro and EXIOBASE, and kept confidential.

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About the developer

The EXIOBASE consortium consists of:

  • Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
  • Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research (TNO)
  • Sustainable Europe Research Institute (SERI)
  • Universiteit Leiden
  • Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU)
  • 2.-0 LCA Consultants

The conversion to SimaPro was done by 2.-0 LCA consultants.