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This page documents more advanced features for metadata requests. It is recommended to read first the page API metadata query.

SDMX 2.1 - REST - Metadata version

Request
https://<api_base_uri>/sdmx/2.1/<resource>/<agencyID>/<resourceID>/<version>

ParameterDescription

version

Supported values are:
N.N
Version number with revision number e.g. 1.0
latest
Latest available version. It is recommended to use this parameter value.

Version is supported for following resourceID:

  • data structure

  • concept scheme

  • codelist

In the case of multiple versions of the resourceID, which belongs to an agencyID, the highest version means the latest version. If the version parameter is not supplied, then the response to the request includes all existing versions for the specified agencyID and resourceID.

SDMX 2.1 - REST - References resolution

A request about dataflow or data structure resources can be customized by specifying the References parameter.

This parameter allows requesting other resources referenced by a dataflow or a data structure, e.g. codelists and concept schemes.

Request
https://<api_base_uri>/sdmx/2.1/<resource>/<agencyID>/<resourceID>?references=<value>

References resolution for dataflows

ParameterDescription

references

Supported values are:
children
Returns dataflow and data structure, without codelists and concept schemes
descendants
Returns dataflow and data structure, as for children, with codelists and concept schemes
none
Nothing is resolved (default)

References resolution for data structures

The allowed values for references parameter in the request for a data structure resource are:

ValueDescription

children

Returns data structure with codelists and concept schemes

none

Nothing is resolved (default)

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