Unique ID: 2015027

Division: Research Institute of Statistical Science
Issue Date: February 13th 2019
Last modified: February 22nd 2019
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The comparison between the data of interbank transactions and the retail sales: credit card data for use in verifying retail sales

Credit card data for use in verifying retail sales

We get the year-on-year data and the chain data of the credit card transaction amounts in different industries from the headquarters of UnionPay on a monthly basis. Then we use the data to verify the growth trends of the retail sales.

Project Objective:

Scientific / research

Project Outcomes:

The project has great prospects for the analysis of the monthly retail sales data.

Statistical Area

Economic and financial

Project Sources
Project Sources
Type Of Institution: National statistical office
Big Data Source: Credit card data
Region: East Asia & Pacific
Country Area: China
Id Country Regional: country
Partnerships
Partnerships
Other Partners: Technology partner
Accessing Data
Accessing Data
Data Access Rights: Broader access rights
Data Access Comments: We hope to explore more Big Data applications for different levels and different purposes by further cooperation.
Data Coverage
Data Coverage
Data Coverage: Only a portion of all data
Coverage Geo Pop: Whole country / high % of market
Cost Implication: Free
Coverage Period: Since January 2014
Data Quality
Data Quality
Quality Framework: Quality of output statistics
Quality Aspects Evaluated: Privacy and Security, Completeness, Usability, Time Factors, Validity, Accuracy, including selectivity, Coherence, including linkability to other sources
Methodology
Methodology
Methods Used: Traditional statistical methods
Technologies
Technologies
Technologies: Spreadsheet
Other
Other
Income Level: Upper-middle-income
Iso: CN
Timeframe To Produce Indicator: NA
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