Published June 12, 2020 | Version 3
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M3 Monthly Dataset

  • 1. PhD Student at Monash University
  • 2. Lecturer at Monash University
  • 3. Professor at Monash University
  • 4. Lecturer at University of Sydney


This dataset contains 1428 monthly time series used in the M3 forecasting competition. The series are belonging to 6 different domains: demographic, micro, macro, industry, finance and other.


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Journal article: 10.1016/S0169-2070(00)00057-1 (DOI)


  • Makridakis, S., Hibon, M., 2000. The m3-competition: results, conclusions and implications. International Journal of Forecasting 16 (4), 451–476.