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Statistical programs for px files

PX is a standard format for statistics files used by many statistical offices. A package of software has been developed for this format: PxWin, PxWeb and PxEdit.

The px format contains metadata (varialble texts, codes, sources, date, etc.) and data. This format can manage multi-dimensional data.


PxWin is an application developed at Statistics Sweden. It was released in June 2016 and replaced PC-Axis 2008. The application can be used for selection, calculation of totals, production of graphs and more. Px files can be downloaded from the Statistical Database. PxWin is not IOS compatible.


PxWeb is a software program for online publication of statistics -  both data from Statistics Sweden and your own data. The program is free of charge for government agencies and municipalities, international NSI:s, and international organisations dissemianting statistics. 


PxEdit is a program for px files developed by Statistics Finland. In PxEdit you can process your px files in various ways. 

Px file

The px file format consists of a number of keywords. These can be either mandatory or optional. Px files are used in px programs and are based on a number of keywords.

Information and documentation of px file format