Below are some web sites that provide free statistical information.
Eurostat - the statistical office of the European Union. Its task is to provide the European Union with statistics at European level that enable comparisons between countries and regions.
globalEDGE:Statistical Data Sources - links to useful statistical resources.
The Office for National Statistics– produces a wide range of statistics covering the UK economy, society and much more, including those below:
RBA Statistics - provides links to a host of useful statistical web sites.
Statistics at BIS - the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS) collects and publishes national and official statistics on further and higher education, building materials, construction prices and costs, economic performance and employment, innovation and trade union membership.
UK Data Service - a unified point of access to data from ESDS, Census Programme, Secure Data Service and others
UK National Statistics Publication Hub the Gateway to UK National Statistics and includes business and energy statistics, including company structure, size, location, changes to business such as closures or mergers and attributes such as turnover, international trade and R&D.