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International Statistics: Comprehensive

Acknowledgements

Sources are drawn from an excellent guide produced by the University Libraries of the University of Maryland.

Comprehensive Statistics

  • UNData 
    Keyword searchable database over over 50 million records from the United Nations and its agencies. Includes demographic, economic, education, health, environmental, agricultural, and technology indicators.

     

  • CIA World Factbook 
    Annual publication of country profiles and statistics.

     

  • FEDSTATS Agencies Page 
    Links to US federal agencies represented on the Interagency Council on Statistical Policy.

     

  • Google Public Data Explorer 
    A Google Labs project--still in the development stage--"“makes large datasets easy to explore, visualize and communicate. As the charts and maps animate over time, the changes in the world become easier to understand.”

     

  • NationMaster.com 
    This free site compiles data from prominent international statistics sources like the CIA, UN and others and presents them graphically to allow easy comparisons of countries.

     

  • OFFSTATS: Official Statistics on the Web 
    Browse by country, region, or topic.

     

  • Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) 
    Agricultural, development, economic, educational, energy, environmental, financial, health, public sector, science and technology, and social policy statistics.

     

  • US Census Bureau 
    The Census Bureau site has links to international population data, foreign trade statistics, and a commodity groupings database.

     

  • US State Department, U.S. Bilateral Relations Fact Sheets
     
    Economic, demographic, political, and historical profiles of countries.

 

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