Baltic Sea Region Territorial Monitoring System

Cross-border analyses - Data sources

Border region performance in comparison to national averages
For each indicator data refers to external border regions performance in comparison to the unweighted interregional national averages and indexed to the overall BSR performance.

Data sources:
Eurostat, Rosstat, Belstat, Spiekermann & Wegener (2009): Multimodal and air accessibility Update, ESPON 2009.
GDP/capita: Belarus and NW Russia: estimations of BELSTST/ROSSTAT data through the ratio of national GDP of Russia and Belarus in international $ PPP compared to the corresponding value for EU27. DK041, DK042, FI181, FI182: 2009. Real economic growth rate estimated by applying a national level GDP deflator (EU/EFTA: Eurostat, BY & RUS: World Bank) on GDP in current prices in euros, whereupon GDP in fixed 2005 prices is obtained. Belarus, Norway & Brandenburg: 2008-2010. Net migration: Denmark and Finland (apart from Ă…land): 2007-2010; NW Russia: 2005-2009.

Development of employment in external border regions vs. in all other regions of the BSR 2005-2009
Eurostat, Belstat, Rosstat. SNUTS 2 for Belarus and NW Russia.

Cross border disparities in GDP/capita in PPS across land borders of the BSR 2005 and 2010
Data refers to unweighted average disparity percentage. Data sources: EU/EFTA countries: Eurostat; Belarus and NW Russia: estimations of BELSTST/ROSSTAT data through the ratio of national GDP of Russia and Belarus in international $ PPP compared to the corresponding value for EU27. Belarus, Norway & Brandenburg: 2008-2010; DK041, DK042, FI181, FI182: 2005-2009.