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Official Statistics for Country : Afghanistan

Banks and banking

Afghanistan data and statistics  Asian Development Bank.

Central Bank of Afghanistan  Da Afghanistan Bank.


Afghanistan statistics  United Nations Children's Fund .


Afghanistan - Data, projects and research  World Bank Group.

Afghanistan data and statistics  Asian Development Bank.

Afghanistan data and statistics  World Bank Group.

BASIND (BAsic Social and Economic INDicators)  Statistical Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries. (SESRIC) Select required country from the list. (Data from 1970 to 2006) Note: This section is no longer being updated.

Central statistics Office

Ministry of Finance  Includes Budget and Treasury financial statements.

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Official Statistics for Region : World

2011 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices  United States Department of State. 2011 A chronicle dramatic changes, data and stories about people defending human rights in almost 200 countries around the world. Table builder link at: .

A Guide to statistical information at WHO  World Health Organization. WHOSIS.

A League table of child deaths by injury in rich nations  United Nations Children's Fund . UNICEF 2001 report that in every single industrialised country, injury has now become the leading killer of children between the ages of 1 and 14. Taken together, traffic accidents, intentional injuries, drownings, falls, fires, poisonings and other accidents kill more than 20,000 children every year throughout the OECD.

A League table of child maltreatment deaths in rich nations  United Nations Children's Fund . UNICEF 2003 report represents an attempt to draw a comparative picture of the physical abuse of children in the 27 richest nations of the world. UNICEF research estimates that almost 3,500 children under the age of 15 die from physical abuse and neglect every year in the industrialised world. The greatest risk is among younger children.

Aid statistics  Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development. OECD statistics and reports on aid and other resource flows to developing countries and countries in transition. Click on relevant link for Environment, Governance and development, Poverty reduction, etc.

AIR Lighthouse  American institutes for Research. Designed to integrate multiple complex surveys, assessments or othe data collections, as an online, real-time data warehousing and analysis tool.

Annual Review and Assessment of the World Timber Situation  International Tropical Timber Organization . ITTO is an intergovernmental organization promoting the conservation and sustainable management, use and trade of tropical forest resources. Data from 1992 - are available on global production and trade of timber.

Arms production  Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. SIPIR tables and charts of world wide arms production.

Arms transfers  Stockholm International Peace research Institute. Select Arms transfers database, which contains information on all international transfers of major conventional weapons since 1950.

Atlas of heart disease and stroke  World Health Organization. WHO atlas addresses the global epidemic of heart disease and stroke in a clear and accessible format .

Bank for International Settlements  Bank for International Settlements. International financial statistics: banking, securities, derivatives,effective exchange rates, foreign exchange, external debt and payment statistics.

Bank for International Settlements websites  Bank for International Settlements. List of central bank website links.

Brand digital messaging : Going social  TechnoratiMedia. Use of digital services analysed including Facebook, Twitter, UTube, Influencer, Pinterest.

Brandchannel. Com  Interbrand. provides a global perspective on brands, branding and marketing, including global brand rankings 2001 - 2006.

Burgers, mackerel and PPPs  Statistics New Zealand. 'Big Mac' index produced by The Economist magazine is a well known economic indicator. The Burgernomics 'basket' is a McDonald's Big Mac, which is produced in about 120 countries. The Big Mac PPP is the exchange rate that would mean hamburgers cost the same in the United States as abroad. Comparing actual exchange rates with PPPs indicates whether a currency is under- or overvalued .

Business information providers  Alacra Incorporated. A list of commercial databases that provide company fundamental and financial information, archival business news, economic data, bond holding and shareholding information, investment analysis, and market research.

Business strategies for the digital age  Global Technology Forum.

CAIT Climate Data Explorer  World Resources Institute. CAIT provides free access to comparable greenhouse gas emissions data sets, as well as other climate-relevant indicators, to enable analysis on a wide range of climate-related data questions.

CANCERMondial  International Agency for Research on Cancer.

Capital cities of the world with population  Woolwine-Moen Group. United States, WorldAtlas listing of population of capital cities of the world.

Census knowledge base  United Nations . UN Census Knowledge Base is a fundamental part of the resource centre for the 2010 World Population and Housing Census Programme. It is a repository of documents relevant for the field of population and housing census taking. This includes international census methodological guidelines as well as documents on best practices in census taking.

Center for International Comparisons of Producation, Income and Prices  University of Pennsylvania. The Penn World Table (PWT) provides purchasing power parity and national income accounts converted to international prices for 188 countries for some or all of the years 1950 - 2004. The European Union or the OECD provide more detailed purchasing power and real product estimates for their countries and the World Bank makes current price estimates for most PWT countries at the GDP level.

Change rediness index  KPMG International. Assessing countries ability to manage change and cultivate opportunity.

Cisco visual networking index  Cisco. 2011–2016 United States company Cisco track and forecast the impact of international visual networking applications including video, IPs and mobile data traffic such as text messaging.

City population  Thomas Brinkhoff:. Population statistics of the world's cities gathered from official censuses.

ClickZ Stats and tools  Incisive Interactive Marketing LLC. ClickZ Network is a resource of interactive marketing news, information, commentary, advice, opinion, research, and reference in the world, online or off.

Collection of social network stats for 2010  Forrester. Jeremiah Owyang provides insight and interpretation of statistics on Social networking, Facebook, Hi5, LinkedIn, MySpace, Twitter, and Xing. He comments on trend movements,and the changes to them over time.

Commodity Trade Statistics Database  United Nations Organization . Comtrade, the largest depository of international trade data.

Computing in the Humanities and Social Sciences   CHASS.

Contours and the world economy 1 - 2030  University of Groningen, Groningen Growth and Development Centre. (GGDC).

Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna, CITES trade database  United Nations Environment Programme, World Conservation Monitoring Centre. Generva UNEP WCMC CITES export quotas for endangered species.

Coordinated Portfolio Investment Survey  International Monetary Fund. CPIS.

Correlates of War  University of Michigan. COW project seeks to facilitate the collection, dissemination, and use of accurate and reliable quantitative data in international relations.

Countdown to 2015. Maternal, newborn and child survival.  World Health Organisation . Tracking the progress in maternal, newborn and child survival. The 2008 report.

Countries - trade statistics  World Integrated Trade Solution.

Countries and regions  World Bank. World Bank. Select relevant country or region.

Countries of the world  InfoPlease. Each Country Profile provides information on: Geography · Maps · Flag · History · Current ruler · Area · Population · Capital · Largest cities · Languages · Ethnicity/race · Religion · Literacy rate · Economy · Government.

Country briefings   Economist.

Country Practices on National Official Statistics  United Nations. UN The Country Practices Database, established in 2000, provides reference material from countries on the 10 Fundamental Principles of Official Statistics (including relevance, accountability, Cost-effectiveness and co-operation), in particular examples of policies and practices in various national statistical systems for implementing the Principles.

Country Profiles for Population and Reproductive Health  United Nations Population Fund. UNFPA report covers basic demographic trends; social and economic indicators; and statistics on maternal and child health, adolescent reproductive health, education, HIV/AIDS, gender equality, and reproductive health demand.

Country reports on terrorism  United States Department of Defense. United States annual report on terrorism.

Country statistics  United Nations Industrial Development Organization. UNIDO choose country required from drop down menu.

CountrySTAT  Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations. FAO Select Countries tab for food and agricultural information about specific countries.

Data & Statistics  United Nations Development Programme, Development Gateway Foundation. UN DPGF effective aid for under developed countries.

Data builder  United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation. UNESCO Institute for Statistics provides access to data and a table from which to build your own statistical tables related to UNESCO's fields of action. The Data Centre contains over 1,000 types of indicators and raw data on education, literacy, science and technology, culture and communication. Use the tabs on the left side menu.

Data by region  World Bank. Online reports offer a collection of data from the World Development Indicators (WDI). Data on agriculture, biodiversity and forests, emissions and pollution, water resources and infrastructure, environmental health and energy indicators (2000-2007) for specific countries, regions and income groups.

Data by topic  World Bank Group. Topics include: Country Statistical Information - Country tables, Education - Country tables, EdStats database, External Debt (Quarterly External Debt Statistics) - Country tables, QEDS website, Gender - Country tables, GenderStats database, Global Development Finance (GDF) - Selected GDF Online, full access by subscription, Health, Nutrition, and Population - At a Glance, HNPStats database, Information & Communication Technologies (ICT) - At a Glance, Private Sector Development (PSD) .

Data catalog  World Bank. World Bank's Open Data initiative is intended to provide all users with access to World Bank data. The data catalog is a listing of available World Bank data sources. This listing will continue to be updated as additional data resources are added. These resources include databases, pre-formatted tables and reports. Available in different languages (click on relevant link).

Data centre  United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization Institute for Statistics. United Nations data on education, literacy, science, technology and innovation, as well as culture.

Database of physical and capital stock estimates  World Bank Group. A database of physical capital stock estimates for a selected group of 92 developing and industrial countries from 1960 to 1990.

Datafinder  Population Reference Bureau. PRB database contains data on 133 population, health, and environment variables for more than 220 countries, 28 world regions and sub-regions, and the world as a whole. (Not all countries have data on all variables).

Datastream  Thomson Datastream. Datastream provides historical financial information and worldwide coverage.

Demographic yearbook  United Nations. UN annual publication on world demographics.

Demographic yearbook : Population datasets  United Nations Organization. UN datasets 1995 - Present, includes: Population, Education, Ethnicity, Religion, Language, Migration, Household and Economic characteristics.

Dissemination Standards Bulletin Board (DSBB)  International Monetary Fund. IMF The data shown in this page corresponds to the data described on the International Monetary Fund Dissemination Standards Bulletin Board (DSBB). Select the country required.

DISTAT, the United Nations Disability Statistics Database  United Nations. UN Human functioning and disability surveys of countries of the world. Select a country and hit the search button to retrieve a study.

Doing business : trading across borders  World Bank. Ease of doing business reports provide objective measures of business regulations and their enforcement across 183 countries and selected cities. Reports from 2004 onwards.

eAtlas of global development  World Bank. The World Bank eAtlas of Global Development maps and graphs more than 175 thematically organized indicators for over 200 countries, letting you visualize and compare progress on the most important development challenges facing our world. Most indicators cover several decades, so you can see, for example, how “life expectancy at birth” has improved from 1960 up through the latest year. Watch the short video for a quick overview!.

Economagic  European Central Bank. Time series from official and association sources including stock indices.

Economic freedom of the world project  Free the The Economic Freedom Network based in Canada promotes economic freedom around the world. The network has member institutes in over 80 nations. Select country required from the drop down list.

Economic growth resources  Temple, Jonathan and University of Bristol. Links to data sets updated to 2006 click on 'references' tab for data.

Economics of tobacco control  World Bank Group. Select required country from the menu for data.

EconStats  EconStats - currencies. Exchange rates for countries' currencies.

Education  The World Bank. The World Bank compiles data on education inputs, participation, efficiency, and outcomes. Data from 1970 to 2013.

Education statistics  World Bank Group. Education Statistics database developed by the World Bank’s Education Group which compiles data from national and international sources and provides information on key education topics .

ELDIS Region and country profiles  Institute of Development Studies. (ELDIS). Click on tabs to select Regional or Country Profiles.

EM DAT the international disasters database  Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters. CRED Emergency Events Database and world disasters since 1900. The World Health Organisation (WHO) Collaborating Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED) has been maintaining an Emergency Events Database EM-DAT. EM-DAT was created with the initial support of the WHO and the Belgian Government.

Energy and mining data  World Bank Group. World Bank Group information on energy and mining. Select from data or interactive geographic map tabs.

Energy statistics  International Energy Agency. IEA statistics on: Indicators, Coal and Peat, Electricity/Heat, Oil, Natural Gas, Renewables.

Energy statistics of non OECD countries  Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development. OECD and International Energy Agency’s (IEA) annual statistical report on energy supply and consumption in original units for coal, oil, gas, electricity, heat, renewables and waste for over 100 non-OECD countries.

Entrepreneurship Indicators  Eurostat. Eurostat-OECD entrepreneurship indicators collect internationally comparable statistics to enable the "measurement" of entrepreneurship .

Environment statistics - country snapshots  United Nations. UN Country Snapshots provide a selection of national environment statistics (Air and climate, Biodiversity, Energy, Land and agriculture, Waste, Water and sanitation), complemented by key economic and social indicators (Economy).

External debt : definition, statistical coverage and methodology  International Monetary Fund. Report deals with the formulation of the 'core definition' and describes the four reporting organisations' statistical activities (Bank for International Settlements (BIS), The International Monetary Fund (IMF), The Organisation for Economic Co-operation ande Development (OECD) and the World Bank (WB)reproducing sample tables from their main publications. Print copy location: General Library, Level M, S1 / WBG DEBe.

Facts and figures  Nuclear Energy Agency. NEA member countries account for approximately 85% of the world's installed nuclear capacity. In the OECD area, nuclear energy represents 22% of the electricity supply.

Facts on international relations and security trends  Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. SIPRI FIRST alternative link to data on Armed forces, conventional weapon holdings, arms production, trade, conflicts and peace keeping activities. Use to compare countries. Includes SIPRI data on military expenditure .

FAO new publications  Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations. (FAO) Many new publications include statistics.

FAO Statistics Division  Food and Agriculture Organization. FAO constantly updated databases of trade, production, consumption, balance figures for agriculture, fisheries and forestry. Many reports containing data are also available from the FAO site.

FAO yearbook of forest products  United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization. UN FAO compilation of statistical data on basic forest products for all countries and territories of the world, including annual data on the volume of production, value of trade, tables showing direction of trade and average unit values of trade for certain products.

Federation of International Trade Associations  FITS a link to trade resources and quick statistics for most countries in the world.

Fisheries and Aquaculture Department  Food and Agriculture Organization. FAO prepares and publishes Fishery and Aquaculture Country Profiles.

Food and Agricultural Organization  Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations. FAO statistics databases are available through this link to: Aquastat (water and agriculture), FAOstat (agriculture nutirition, fisheries, forestry, food aid, land use and population), FAOstat-Agriculture, FAOstat-Fisheries, FAOstat-Forestry, GLiPHA (Global libestock production and health atlas).

Forbes global 2000 2,000 international companies are listed, showing composite ranking from four metrics: sales, profits, assets and market value.

Foreign Direct Investment Database  United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. UNCTAD FDI database presents aggregate inflows, outflows, inward stocks and outward stocks of foreign direct investment (FDI) for 196 reporting economies in an interactive format .

Foreign Direct Investment Statistics  United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. UNCTAD FDISTAT. Comprehensive data and other information on flows and stock of foreign direct investment (FDI), operations of transnational corporations (TNCs), investment treaties and methodologies of FDI of all countries worldwide since 1990.

Foreign exchange rates  Federal Reserve Board. FRB daily spot exchange rate data of currencies against the US$ mostly from 1971 onwards.

Forest finance  Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations. (FAO).

Forestry Department profiles  Food and Agriculture Organization. FAO Forestry Department country profiles site offers information on selected forest issues for all countries in the world.

FXHistory: historical currency exchange rates  OANDA Corporation. Provides access the largest foreign exchange database on the Internet.

Gapminder world  Gapminder Foundation, Stockholm. showing global trends in the Wealth and Health of Nations. This graph shows how long people live and how much money they earn. Click the play button to see how countries have developed since 1800 .

GenderStats  World Bank Group. Database of gender statistics.

Geo hive  Johan van der Heyden. gathered from censuses listed are the population statistics: historical, projections, cities, agglomerations, etc as well as geopolitical data such as the administrative divisions of countries (provinces, counties and such) of all nations of the world.

GEO-3 - Data compendium  United Nations Organization . (UNEP) United Nations Environmental Program.

GEO-3 - Data portal  United Nations Organization . (UNEP) United Nations Environmental Program.

GeoNames  International organisation, GeoNames geographical database covers all countries, including city populations.

Girls education data  World Bank.

Global 500 the world's largest corporations  Fortune. Annual ranking of world's largest corporations. Select year required from drop down list.

Global consumer confidence concerns and spending  A C Nielson. The Nielsen Consumer Confidence Index provides a single indicator of consumer sentiment towards the current economic situation as well as intentions and expectations for the future. Levels above a baseline of 100 indicate degrees of optimism.

Global debt patterns  Educational Policy Institute. An international comparison of student loan burdens and repayment conditions.

Global Development Finance  World Bank. DataBank is an analysis and visualisation tool that contains collections of time series data on a variety of topics to generate tables, charts and maps and save, embed and share them.

Global education digest :  United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization . UNESCO comparing education statistics across the world.

Global Entrepreneurship  GEM international research data on entrepreneurial activity .

Global faces and networked places  AC Nielsen. 2009 Report on social networking’s New Global Footprint. Social network and blogging sites are now the fourth most popular activity on the Internet .

Global gender gap report  World Economic Forum. 2013 Gender differences throughout the world.

Global health facts  Kaiser Family Foundation. HIV/AIDS, TB, and malaria.

Global hunger index  International Food Policy Research Institute. GHI measures and tracks hunger globally, by country and region for which data on the three components are available and for which measuring hunger is considered most relevant. GHI ranks countries on a 100-point scale. Zero is the best score (no hunger), and 100 is the worst against the criteria : Undernourishment, Child underweight and Child mortality.

Global impact of an aging world  AC Nielsen. A 2010 Nielsen global online survey conducted in 53 countries about retirement and other sentiments around aging brings much to light.

Global information system on alcohol and health  World Health Organisation. A searchable international database. Includes information on consumption, production, economic aspects and alcohol control aspects (drinking age, advertising, pricing).

Global Information Technology Report  World Economic Forum. 2012 Provides a thorough picture of each country's economy current networked readiness landscape and allowing for international comparisons of specific variables or components of the Networked Readiness Index (NRI). Included are data tables for each of the 53 variables composing the NRI, with rankings for the economies covered as well as technical notes and sources for the quantitative variables used.

Global Initiative for Asthma  GINA.

Global innovation index : the local dynamics of innovation  Cornell University. 2013 collaboration amongst Cornell University, INSEAD, and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)measuring and understanding innovation.

Global intentions to lose fat and get fit  AC Nielsen. 2009 survey in 52 countries indicate there’s a global appetite for improving health through better diet and exercise. The survey was conducted online at the end of September 2008 as part of Nielsen’s Global Online Consumer Survey series that periodically tracks global trends and regional preferences .

Global Internet Statistics  Global Reach. Latest estimated figures of the number of people online in each language zone (native speakers). Classified by languages as well as by countries. The UK Search Engine Marketing Report 2008, carried out by e-consultancy in association with digital marketing agency Guava. Free registration to download report.

Global New Zealand  Statistics New Zealand and Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Provides a view of New Zealand's interaction with the rest of the world. Formerly published as 'External Trade Statistics', this enhanced publication now includes information about International travel and migration and Trade in Services in addition to an extensive review of Commodities traded.

Global Peace Index  GPI ranks 162 nations by their relative states of peace using 23 indicators. Select to read or listen to the data.

Global Production. com  An international company based in Switzerland, provides research and advice on emerging economies as locations for global production activities, specialising in the Automotive, Electronic components, Footwear, Industrial chemicals, Machinery, Textiles, Wood, pulp and paper industries. Some statistics are provided.

Global Socio-Economic Security Database  International Labour Organization. ILO.

Global Technology Forum  Economist Intelligence Unit. Business strategies for the digital age. Click on relevant country link.

Global tobacco Control  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Data, reports and results from major international surveys and reports on public hearings related to the World Health Organization's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.

Global wine markets 1961 - 2009 : a statistical compendium  University of Adelaide. Wine statistics for Europe as well as New Zealand, Australia, South Africa, Hong Kong, India, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand in addition to China and Japan.

Gridded population of the world and the Global Rural-urban Mapping Project  Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center. Gridded Population of the World (GWP3) provides data on spatial distribution of human populations across the globe and the Global rural-urban Mapplin Project (GRUMP) adds the rural-urban specification to GWP3.

Groningen Growth and Development Centre  GGDC researchers working on comparative analysis of levels of economic performance and differences in growth rates. The activities of the Centre are primarily in the field of research. This research is largely based on a range of comprehensive databases on indicators of growth and development that the Centre compiles and maintains on a regular basis.

Happy planet index  NEF (New Economics Foundation). HPI results show the extent to which 151 countries across the globe produce long, happy and sustainable lives for the people that live in them. NZ stats..

Historical statistics for the world economy 1-2003 AD  Groningen Growth and Development Centre. The Angus Maddison project data collected from OECD and other resources for the years 1 - 2003 AD World population, GDP, per capita GDP .

HIV InSite : countries and regions  University of California, SF, Center for HIV Information.

HNPStats:  World Bank Group. (HNP) Health, Nutrition and Population data platform. HNPStats offers country data sheets showing summary indicators for health status, health determinants, and health finance .

How people spend their time online  Go Dubai, United Arab Emirates Infographics on how internet users spend their time online.

How people watch  AC Nielsen. To get a sense for how the world is consuming video today, Nielsen in 2010 completed a survey of more than 27,000 online consumers in 55 countries, asking simple questions about how they watch videoes.

How to find labour statistics  International Labour Organization. Select from the lists provided.

Human development report  United Nations Development Programme. Includes Gini index.

Human Mortality Database  University of California, Berkeley.  HMD was created to provide detailed mortality and population data to researchers, students, journalists, policy analysts, and others interested in the history of human longevity.

IMF Staff Country Reports  International Monetary Fund. Full Text.

Index of Economic Freedom  Heritage Foundation Leadership for America. Covers 162 countries across 10 specific freedoms such as trade freedom, business freedom, investment freedom, and property rights. Click on 'Get the Data' link.

Industrial Property Statistics  World Intellectual Property Organization. WIPO collects and publishes annual statistics on industrial property, by country.

Inequality project  University of Texas. A number of datasets including the UTIP UNIDO dataset of industrial pay inequality measures for 156 countries from 1963 to 1999.

Information Economy Report. Science and technology for development  United Nations. Analyses the current - and potential - contribtion of ICT (information and communication technologies)to knowledge creation and diffusion.

Information on National Statistical Systems  United Nations. UN provides a central repository of country profiles of statistical systems. The country profiles include, among others, a brief history of the country's statistical system, legal basis, the statistical programme.

Information technology  World Bank. Choose region or country from drop down box.

International Association for Social Science Information Service and Technology  IASSIST an international organization of professionals working in and with information technology and data services to support research and teaching in the social sciences. Information under Resources tab.

International business report  Grant Thornton International.

International comparisons in education  National Center for Education Statistics. NCES.

International Data  Energy Information Administration. EIA data on petroleum, natural gas, electricity, coal, carbon dioxide.

International Federation of Data Organizations for Social Science provides structured information of social sciences subjects and the up-to-date W3 infrastructure of data archives.

International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions  IFLA links to national sites for library statistics plus some global data.

International insurance fact book  Insurance Information Institute.

International labour migration database  International Labour Organization. ILO data on stocks and flows of migrant labour.

International merchandise trade statistics  United Nations. UN annual review of merchandise trade, select 'previous editions' to view earlier volumes.

International Minerals Statistics and Information  United States Geological Survey. Information on the worldwide supply, demand and flow of minerals.

International Monetary Fund   IMF Staff Country Reports in Full Text . Check the continuously updated list of reports, especially the statistical appendices which contain detailed economic and financial time series.

International Monetary Fund publications  International Monetary Fund. IMF.

International Monetary Fund's Dissemination Standards Bulletin Board   International Monetary Fund's Dissemination Standards Bulletin Board. IMF DSSB site International Monetary Fund's Dissemination Standards Bulletin Board.

International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour  International Labour Organization. IPEC.

International Textiles and Clothing Bureau  Macau ITCB is an intergovernmental organization of developing countries, exporters of textiles and clothing. Select 'Statistics' tab.

International trade and tariff data  World Trade Organization. WTO.

International Trade Statistics  World Trade Organization.

International trade statistics  United Nations Conference on Trade and Development . ITC is the joint technical cooperation agency of UNCTAD and WTO.

Internet 2012 in numbers  Pingdom, Stockholm, Sweden. How many websites were added? How many emails were sent? How many Internet users were there? this site will provide these answers. Company founded by Sam Nurni, to focus on the uptime monitoring needs of companies world-wide.

Internet world statistics  Miniwatts Marketing Group. Reports on statistics usage of the Internet world wide.

JILPT Databook of International Labour Statistics 2008  The Japan Institute for Labour Policy and Training. Contains 145 tables corresponding to nine major substantive chapters on 1) economy and business; 2) population and labour force; 3) employment structure; 4) unemployment, unemployment insurance and employment adjustment; 5) wages and labour costs; 6) hours of work and working-time arrangements; 7) labour union, industrial relations and occupational accidents; 8) education and human resources development; 9) worklife and welfare. All tables are available for download in Excel and PDF format.

Joint External Debt Hub  World Bank Group. JEDH had been jointly developed by the Bank for International Settlements, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and the World Bank (WB)—brings together external debt data and selected foreign assets from international creditor/market and national debtor sources.

Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS  United Nations Organization . UNAIDS.

Key Development Data & Statistics  World Bank Group. Data presented are the most widely-used, official-source development data from the World Bank and other international agencies. Choose the country required from the drop down menu.

Key health publications  Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development. OECD key publication in the following series: Health project series, Health policy studies, Health data and statistical products, Reveiws of health systems series, Other OECD health related publications, Social issues and health.

Key indicators of the labour market  International Labour Office. ILO KILMnet data is available in a grid or using a world map and can be filtered by country, year, sex and age group, where appropriate .

Key world energy statistics  International Energy Agency. IEA 2013 contains timely, clearly-presented data on the supply, transformation and consumption of all major energy sources.

KOF Index of Globalization  Swiss Federal Institute for Technology. 'The index measures the three main dimensions of globalization: economic, social, and political. In addition to three indices measuring these dimensions, we calculate an overall index of globalization and sub-indices referring to actual economic flows, ec.

LABORSTA  International Labour Organization. ILO Annual data. Rates of fatal injuries, persons injured by economic activity. Wages and Hours of Work in 159 Occupations: 1983-2006; Retail Prices of 93 Food Items: 1985-2006. Select link and choose country required.

League of Nations Statistical and Disarmament Documents  Northwestern University Library. Contains the full text of 260 League of Nations documents. The League existed from 1919 to 1946. Please note the copyright information on the site, pdf files.

Legatum prosperity index  Legatum Institute . 2008. An inquiry into the nature of peosperity and how it it created. Investigating prosperity drivers and outcomes in more than 100 countries.

Levine-Loayza-Beck Dataset on finance and the sources of growth and financial intermadiation and growth  World Bank Group. 2000.

Libor rates  Global-rates. London InterBank Offered Rate. LIBOR is an indicative average interest rate at which a selection of banks (the panel banks) are prepared to lend one another unsecured funds on the London money market. .

List of topics  United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Institute fot Statistics.

Living Standards Measurement Study  World Bank Group. LSMS household surveys have become an important tool in measuring and understanding poverty in developing countries. Select the dataset required.

London Olympics 2012 : medal strike rate  Statistics New Zealand. Winning medal numbers during the London 2012 Olympic Games to show how many medals countries were winning relative to their population. This differs from the traditional medal table, which ranks countries on the basis of how many gold, silver, and bronze medals they have won .

Making data meaningful  United Nations Economic Commission for Europe. UNECE provides in two parts provides guidelines and examples of effective writing and ways of preparing effective tables, charts and maps to make data meaningful.

Market information and statistics  International Telecommunications Union. ITU.

Measure DHS - demographic and health sureveys  United States. Measure DHS. United States Aid to under developed countries including topics as: Alcohol and Tobacco, Anemia, Child Health, Education, Family Planning, Fertility, Household and Respondent Characteristics, Infant and Child Mortality Male Circumcision, Maternal Health, Maternal Mortality, Nutrition, Tuberculosis, Statistics tools and data sets from DHS surveys using STATcompiler, STATmapper,and HIVmapper. Free registration is required for access to data..

Measuring income inequalities database  Deininger and Squire. Deininger and Squire Data Set (World Bank).

Measuring trade in value added : An OECD - WTO joint initiative  Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development. OECD WTO (World Trade Organization) is an attempt to account for the double counting implicit in current gross flows of trade and instead measure flows related to the value that is added.

Medical and health statistics  Glasgow University Library. Includes links to: International Organisations, United Kingdom (Including Scotland), United States, European including European Union, South America, and the Commonwealth .

Mercer latest surveys and products  Marsh and McLennan Companies. International surveys on the quality of living and human resources. Scroll down to select relevant survey.

Mercer's quality of living survey highlights  Marsh and McLennan Companies. International survey highlights.

Migration policy and migration statistics country notes  Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development. OECD recent changes in migration movements and policies (See also International migration outlook).

Millennium Development Goals Indicators  United Nations Organization . United Nations MDG scroll down to select relevant data on definitions, methodologies and sources for more than 60 indicators to measure progress towards the Millennium Development Goals.

Millennium development goals indicators database  United Nations Organization. UN MDG data from 189 nations on a reaching agreed goals by 2015 of less poverty, hunger and disease, greater survival prospects for mothers and their infants, better educated children, equal opportunities for women, and a healthier environment. Select country and data series.

Ministry Measuring Income Inequality Database of Economic Development  World Bank Group. This file contains data on Gini coefficients, cumulative quintile shares, explanations regarding the basis on which the Gini coefficient was computed, and the source of the information.

Monitoring and statistics  United Nations Children's Fund .

Monthly Energy Review  Energy Information Adminiatration. (EIA).

Monthly oil statistics  International Energy Agency. IEA latest survey only.

Mortality Data  World Health Organization.

National accounts main aggregates database  United Nations Statistics Division. UN NASD contains a complete and consistent set of time series from 1970 onwards of main national accounts aggregates for all UN Member States and all other countries and areas in the world.

National and World Religion Statistics - Church Statistics is a growing collection of over 43,870 adherent statistics and religious geography citations: references to published membership/adherent statistics and congregation statistics for over 4,200 religions, churches, denominations, religious bod.

National Climate Data Center  United States Department of Commerce. Archive of climate data.

NationMaster A central data source and a useful way to graphically compare nations. NationMaster is a compilation of data from such sources as the CIA World Factbook, UN, and OECD. It is possible to generate maps and graphs on all kinds of statistics .

Natural gas information  Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development. OECD since 2000, gas supply and demand covering not only the OECD countries but also the rest of the world, this publication contains essential information on LNG and pipeline trade, gas reserves, storage capacity and prices.

Networked Readiness Index  World Economic Forum. The NRI measures the propensity for countries to exploit the opportunities offered by information and communications technology. NZ Stats.

Nielsen net ratings  AC Nielsen. 2005 Online newspapers enjoy double-diged year-over-year growth, reaching one out of four Internet users.

Nuclear development innovation in nuclear energy technology  Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development. OECD free ebook on nuclear energy.

Nuclear development management of recyclable fissile and fertile materials  Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. OECD 2006 nuclear recyclable materials.

Nuclear energy data  Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. OECD 2015.

Occupational wages around the world database  National Bureau of Economic Research . OWW.

Ocean data portal  International Oceanographic Data and Information Exchange, Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO. IODE, UNESCO collections and inventories of marine data from the NODCs (National Oceanographic Data Centres) of the IODE network and allows for the discovery, evaluation (through visualization and metadata review) and access to data via web services Select Access data tab.

Oil market report  International Energy Agency.

Olympic games  International Olympic Committee. Games since 1896.

Olympic games  Olympic Committee. Olympics games history and information from 1896.

Online datasets  Harvard University. Datasets links to e.g., Bartelsman, Becker, and Grey NBER-CES Productivity Database, Human Development Indicators, State-Owned Enterprise Data from the World Bank, Trade Statistics - World Trade Organization, Penn World Tables 5.6.

Open data barometer : global report  World Wide Web Foundation. 2013 Survey on access to Open data on the Web worldwide.

Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries

Penn World Tables  University of Toronto, Computing in the Humanities and Social Sciences. PWT currently comprise data for 152 countries and 29 subjects. Starting point and description.

Penn World Tables data series by topic  Pennsylvania University. Click on topic required eg Capital stock, Exchange rate, GDP, Standard of Living, and Transport.

Plastics industry statistics  Plastics Europe.

Population and vital statistics  United Nations. UN PVS report presents most recent data on population size (total, male and female) from the latest available census of the population, national official population estimates and the number and rate (births, deaths and infant deaths) for the latest available year within the past 15 years. It also presents United Nations estimates of the mid-year population of the world, with its various areas and regions.

Population Reference Bureau  United States 2011 Understanding and using population projections. Select the country and year required.

Postal statistics  International Bureau of the Universal Postal Union. UPU. International Bureau of the UPU has published postal statistics regularly since the first edition in 1875 for up to 100 countries.

Poverty at a glance  World Bank. New estimates by the World Bank show about 1.4 billion people living below the international poverty line of US$1.25 a day in 2005.

Poverty data  World Bank Group. Data on poverty and inequality. Select Regions or Countries tab for access by region or country .

Power Reactor Information System  International Atomic Energy Agency. PRIS IAEA Number and status of nuclear power plants.

PRB : Population Reference Bureau : datafinder  Population Reference Bureau. Database contains data on 220 countries, 28 world regions and sub-regions, and the world as a whole. WORLD TOPICS include: Population Trends, Education, Economic, Environment, Health, HIV/AIDS, and Reproductive Health. U.S. TOPICS include: Population Characteristics, Education, Health, Labor Force and Commuting, Economic Security, Housing, and Family Structure .

Primary Commodity Prices  International Monetary Fund.

Production statistics  Organisation Internationale des Constructeurs d’Automobiles. OICA International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers .

Prospects  World Bank Group. WBG Examines trends for the global economy and how they affect developing countries. Three-year forecasts are included for the global economy which also looks ten years into the future.

ProvcalNet : online Poverty Analysis Tool  World Bank. PovcalNet is an interactive computational tool that allows you to replicate the calculations made by the World Bank's researchers in estimating the extent of absolute poverty in the world. Major updates every three years. Click on relevant button, to choose World Bank aggregrates, or country / country aggregrates.

Publications and working papers  International Institute for Management Development. IIMD publications on managerial thinking.

Publications and databases  United Nations Children's Fund . UNICEF IRC databases for Publications, Research, Child friendly cities, Child trafficking, Children in armed conflicts.

Quantifying environmental health impacts  World Health Organization.

Quick Reference table  World Bank Group. Show recent World Bank estimates of total population, gross domestic product (GDP), and gross national income (GNI). The tables include a ranking of countries both by total size and in per capita terms.

Ranking of web repositories   Cybermetrics Lab, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC). Spanish research organisation specialising in research and technology and Analysis of the information usage through Web data mining of log files .

Refugee statistics  United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees . UNHCR.

Regions and countries  Asian Development Bank. (ADB) Click on region or country for statistical data.

Renewable energy essentials : wind  International Energy Agency. IEA 2008 World generating capacity of wind energy is growing at 20-30% per year, and surpassed 90 Gigawatts (GW) in 2007 – 50 times installed capacity in 1990.

Report centre  InterContinental Exchange. ICE has databases on: Futures, US, and Futures Europe.

Research  Towers Watson . International company providing business information on Financial issues, human resources, superannuation surveys (Select topic from drop down tab). Most reports are fee based but the website provides some free data.

Research and Development Survey  Statistics New Zealand.

Resources For Economists  Bill Goffe's Resources For Economists. There are no descriptions of resources which have been grouped under broad categories.

Save the Children  An independent organization creating real and lasting change for children in need in the United States and around the world.

Securities statistics and syndicated loans  Bank for International Settlements.

SIPRI arms transfer database  Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. SIPRI contains information on all transfers of seven categories of major conventional weapons from 1950 to the present day.

SIPRI data on military expenditure  Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. SIPRI Database is available provided user details are supplied .

Social indicators  United Nations Organization . UN, Population, Youth/aged, Settlements, Water and Sanitation, Housing, Health, child-bearing, Education, Literacy, Income and Economic activity, Unemployment.

Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI)  Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development. (OECD) The index is a composite measure of gender discrimination based on social institutions. It measures gender inequality in five areas: Family Code, Physical Integrity, Son Preference, Civil Liberties and Ownership Rights in 102 non-OECD countries.

Social Interaction and Stratification Scale  University of Stirling. CAMSIS project is an internationally comparative assessment of the structures of social interaction and stratification across a number of countries .

Social science resources : data archives  McGraw Hill Ryerson. Section 6 list of links to social science data and resources.

Social science statistical data  Search or browse a listing of 363 Internet sites of numeric Social Science statistical data, data catalogs, data libraries, social science gateways, and addresses .

Social Security Database  International Labour Organization.

Social Watch  Maps, charts, data for a wide variety of variables particularly on social and development issues. Includes gini indicators.

SR Olympic sports  Sports Reference LLC., USA Today Sports Media Group. Olympic statistics since 1896 including, Summer and Winter Olympics, Athletes, Sports and Leaders.

Standard & Poor's credit ratings  McGraw-Hill Companies.

STATcompiler  United States AID. United States build tables based on hundreds of demographic and health indicators across more than 70 countries.

State of the world's children  United Nations Children's Fund .

Statistical Capacity Indicator  World Bank Group. Data on the statistical capacity of countries. Select the country required from the list.

Statistical classification manuals available on the www  Glasgow University Library. Links to the major international classifications and methodological systems and where appropriate, the Great Britain and/or European national classifications.

Statistical databases and world reports  United Nations Online Network in Public Administration and Finance -. UNPAN .

Statistical Information System  World Health Organization. WHOSIS provides a guide and database for country information.

Statistical resources on the web  University of Michigan. Agriculture, Business and Industry, Comprehensive subjects, Consumers, Cost of living, Demographics, Economics, Education, Energy, Environment, Finance, Foreign economics, Foreign Governments, Foreign trade, Government finances, Health, Housing, Labor.

Statistical review of world energy  British Petroleum. BP provides current and historical energy trends.

Statistical Yearbook for Asia and the Pacific 2009  United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific. ESCAP, 2009 and links to previous editions, provides data on the social, economic and environmental development of the Asian and Pacific region from 1990. It compares Asia and the Pacific with world averages and other regions including Africa, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean and North America.

Statistics - clean energy information  Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP). REEGLE provides country data on renewable resources, energy efficiency and climate change .

Statistics - national and international  Duke University Medical Center Library. Guides to health statistics.

Statistics - UNESCO  United Nations Organization for Education, Science and Culture, Institute of Statistics. UNESCO UIS contains over 1,000 types of indicators and raw data on education, literacy, science and technology, culture and communication.

Statistics and indicators on women and men  United Nations Statistics Division. UN Statistics on Population, Women and men in famillite, Health, Education, Work, Political decision making.

Statistics of the Human Development Report  United Nations Organization . UN Human Development Report (HDR) and resources, information about the human development index (HDI) and other indices, There are links to other background materials, data resources and discussions on human development statistics. Also available are calculators, animated graphs and a statistical tables building application .

StatLib  Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Statistics. Statlib is a system for distributing statistical software, datasets, and information electronically.

Steel in figures  World Steel Association. Belgium. Select the 'Statistics' tab for detailed information on steel production.

Subscription services  International Data Corporation. IDC is a global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information technology, telecommunications, and consumer technology markets. Some free data is available, other is by subscription.

The Big Mac index  Economist. An annual feature in the Economist from 1997. The index was set up… as a light-hearted guide to gauge whether currencies are at their correct level. Search Newztext for the reports about New Zealand's placing.

The Distribution of top incomes in New Zealand  Leigh, Andrew and Atkinson, Tony.

The Global impact in an aging world  AC Neilsen. 2011 Nielsen’s report, The Global Impact on an Aging World, based on findings from Nielsen’s global online survey conducted in more than 50 countries brings much to light about retirement and other sentiments around aging.

The Global venture capital and private equity country attractiveness index  IESE Business School, Barcelona. IESE and Ernst and Young, comprehensive research project on how to measure the attractiveness of a country for investors in Venture Capital (VC) and Private Equity (PE) limited partnerships.

The JODI Oil World Database  JODI Oil. Interactive database for oil producing countries .

The World giving index  Charities Aid Foundation. 2014 Statistics on giving and wellbeing including New Zealand.

The world health report  World Health Organization.

The World Wide Web Index  World Wide Web Foundation. W3F from 2012 to provide a multidimensional measure of the Web and its impact on people and nations. It covers developed and developing countries, incorporating indicators that assesses the political, economic and social impact of the Web, as well as indicators of Web connectivity infrastructure.

The World's 100 largest economic entities   Institute for Policy Studies. 51 are now corporations and 49 are countries. Report by Sarah Anderson and John Cavanagh on the Top 200 corporations released in December 2000.

Thematic study of mangroves  Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations. (FAO).

TIOBE Programming Community Index  Netherlands, TIOBE Software BV. Gives an indication of the popularity of programming languages. Updated once a month. The ratings are based on the number of skilled engineers world-wide, courses and third party vendors.

Top 1000 world banks  Financial Times Group. The Banker magazine survey evaluates 1,224 banks from 104 countries. Select from the tabs for banks, insurance, stock exchanges, rankings and specific years.

Top line industry data  Intercontinental Marketing Services. IMS provider of business intelligence and strategic consulting services for the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries. Some free data on pharmaceutical slaes.

Top sites  Alexa the web information company. Top 500 sites in each country or territory, also by Business, Health, Arts, Computers, Children, Home, Recreation, Sports, Science, and Society .

Trade Analysis and Information System Long Time-Series Version  United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. UNCTAD Trade analysis and information system database on trade control measures. Database can be downloaded and accessed.

Trade and competitiveness  World Bank Group.

Trade and development report  United Nations Conference on Trade and Development . 2010 UNCTAD facts and figures on employment, globalisation and development.

Trade statistics  United Nations Statistics Division. UNSD.

Transport data and indicators  World Bank Group. Search for transport data by country and topic.

Travel and tourism competitiveness index  World Economic Forum. WEF Swiss organisation provides tables from which to select international statistics on travel and tourism.

Trends in international mathematics and science study and Progress in international reading literacy study TIMSS and PIRLS lighthouse  International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement. TIMSS and PIRLS, IAEEA. Construct datasets for results from these surveys. 'Data from these studies include internationally comparable student achievement scores in mathematics, science, and reading, along with a broad range of information about students.

Triennial Central Bank Survey of Foreign Exchange and Derivatives Market Activity 2004 - Preliminary global results  Bank for International Settlements.

Triennial Central Bank Survey of Foreign Exchange and Derivatives Market Activity in April 2007  Bank for International Settlements. Preliminary global results.

UC Atlas of global inequality  University of California, Santa Cruz. Datasets on Health, Income inequality, Economic globalisation, Gender, Inequality and growth, and Connectedness (eg telecommunications). Select the country, indicator and year required.

UN Comtrade  United Nations. UN This web site provides access to information and data on International Merchandise Trade Statistics (IMTS) and the work of the International Merchandise Trade Statistics Section (IMTSS) of the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD).

UN Service trade  United Nations. UN Statistics on trade, transportation and government services in individual countries.

UNCTAD / WTO commodity statistics  United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. UNCTD United Nations Conference on Trade and Development and the World Trade Organization.

UNdata  United Nations Organisation . UNdata searches across all UN statistical databases - over 60 million records. Topics include: education, economic indicators, employment, energy, industry, health, human development, refugees, trade, tourism and more. Scroll to the topic required.

UNESCO Institute for Statistics  United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. UNESCO.

UNESCO statistical yearbook  United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation. Tertiary education. Each volume has one year of data only. Total foreign students; foreign students as % of total students; % distribution of foreign students by continent of origin. Last print edition is 1999. Data for 2000/01 onwards is online in the Global education digest folder on the UNESCO site under Statistics. Database access. Printed copy location: General library, Level M, Call number: S1/UNESCO STAy.

United Nations Children's Fund  United Nations Children's Fund .  UNICEF originally the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund click on relevant country for statistics.

United Nations Common Database  United Nations Statistics Division. UNCDB is an authoritative compilation of UN and agency statistics, covering economic, social, financial and development topics.

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change  United Nations Organization .

United Nations Population Information Network  United Nations Population Division. POPIN.

Web Index report  World Wide Web Foundation. 2013 UK based foundation providing data on World Wide Web usage.

Web sites of National statistics offices  World Trade Organisation. WTO world listing of country national statistics offices.

WFE database  World Federation of Exchanges. The Federation publishes Annual and Monthly Statistics of 52 publicly regulated stock, futures and options exchanges worldwide.