Interactive Data Portal

On Wednesday, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) launched an interactive data portal called ‘Easy Data’ for easier access to data. SBP had formed a panel for the discussion on the launch of the new service. The panel consisted of Amit Kamar, the chief spoke person for SBP, who was also the host of this program.

Furthermore, Dr. Ali Choudhary, the Research Advisor and Chief Economist at SBP, explained the idea of the Easy Data Project at the State Bank of Pakistan. He stated, “The idea of this projected was conceived back in FY2015, while an internal product was being finalized at SBP.”

Highlights of the New Interactive Data Portal

  • All in one place and downloadable rich datasets
  • Standardized definitions as per international conventions
  • Historical Series
  • Demand-side indicators such as sales, FMCGs, etc.
  • Interactive Graphs
  • In continuous expansion

Moreover, Easy Data is a website that gives users ready access to a wide range of data compiled by the central bank, the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, and other official sources and associations. It is a user-friendly and intuitive interface that will make data access much easier for users. The new interactive data portal, Easy Data provides access to 7000+ time series from 90 datasets covering monetary, external, real and debt, and interest rates.

How to Use Easy Data

  1. Enter the URL ‘’ in a web browser
  2. This Opens the homepage of the new interactive data portal, Easy Data
  3. Users can click on the key indicators option to launch a dashboard of major economic indicators.
  4. Next users can click on the dataset option on the dashboard to visualize or download datasets.

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