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Demographic and Health Surveys STATcompiler(DHS)
Select numerous countries and hundreds of indicators to create customized tables.

Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)(UM only)
Country profiles, CountryData, Market Indicators and Forecasts.

Human Development Report(UNDP)
Most recent report is online. Each report focuses on a highly topical theme in the current development debate with Human Development Indicators.

International Population Data Base (US Census Bureau)
Computerized data bank containing statistical tables of demographic, and socio-economic data for 227 countries and areas of the world.

GenderStats (World Bank)
Gender statistics and indicators in demographic and socio-economic areas by country. Data sources for GenderStats include national statistics, United Nations databases, and World Bank-conducted or funded surveys.

The Library of Congress Country Studies
A description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world and examines the interrelationships of those systems and the ways they are shaped by cultural factors.

PovertyNet Data (World Bank)
Numerous studies and reports on poverty.

The State of the World's Children (UNICEF)
Annual report with country data on births, deaths, nutrition, health, education, demography, economics, women, and rates of progress.

The State of World Population(UNFPA)
Annual publication from United Nations Population Fund with selected population and social indicators.

UN data
You can find official statistics produced by countries and compiled by United Nations data system, as well as estimates and projections. The domains covered are agriculture, education, energy, industry, labour, national accounts, population and tourism.

UN World Population Prospects
Official United Nations population estimates and projections.

UNESCO Institute for Statistics
Statistics on literacy, enrollment, national education systems, public expenditure on education etc.

UNICEF Statistical Data
Statistics arranged by country on population, mortality, immunization, sanitation, nutrition, education and reproductive health.

World Development Indicators
Coverage: 1960 -
Description: Economic development data from 551 statistical series for 224 countries and ethnic groups of the world, compiled by the World Bank. Specific series and countries/groups can be selected for specific year ranges, and data can be exported.

World Development Report(World Bank)
Full text of annual report addressing international economic issues and appendix of statistical tables provides country data with trends.

World Factbook(CIA)
Information for every country, along with maps and appendices.

WHO Statistical Information System (WHOSIS)
Guide to health and health-related epidemiological and statistical information available from the World Health Organization, and elsewhere.


Statistics by Selected Countries and Regions

Argentina

Australia

Belgium National Institute of Statistics

Brazil Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics

Canada

China

Fiji Islands

France

Germany

Greece

Hungary

India

Indonesia

Ireland

Israel

Italy

Japan


Malaysia Department of Statistics

Mexico National Institute of Statistics, Geography, and Informatics

Mongolia National Statistics Office of Mongolia

Mozambique Instituto Nacional de Estatistica

Netherlands Statistics Netherlands

Norway Statistics Norway

Philippines

Poland Central Statistical Office of Poland

Portugal

Russia Federal State Statistics Service

Singapore

South Africa Statistics South Africa, Census 2001

South Korea Statistics Korea

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland Statistics Switzerland

Taiwan

Thailand National Statistics Office

Turkey Turkish Statistical Institute

Uganda Uganda Bureau of Statistics

United Kingdom

United States