This REST web service is free of charge and allows to access the information provided in the BDM. It meets the SDMX standards, version 2.1.
The possibilities are described in the following documents:
In order to retrieve data easily for exploiting them with different statistical softwares (SAS, R, Excel...), a tool is shared and freely available here: Sdmx Connectors.
It is configured to request several datasources provided by national and international organisations.
Data and characteristics for up to 500 series can be quickly retrieved using their unique identifier (idbank). This feature requires to get the series idbank from the website.
URL syntax: /data/SERIES_BDM/idbanks?parameters
with [idbanks] as a list of identifiers separated by "+".
The optional parameters are used to limit the amount of data sent back for each series:
This feature allows to get data for a set of series with similar characteristics. Several hundred groups are defined, the list can be retrieved here.
URL syntax: /data/dataflow/key?parameters
with [dataflow] being the identifier of the requested group.
It is advised to limit the amount of data sent back by using:
Examples for the group about IPI base 2010 level A21 :
The data updates occurred in the last 30 days for group of series are listed in a RSS feed: /rss/donnees