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Global Resources: Statistics

This guide provides information resources for global study.


The following resources are excellent sources of statistics from many countries.

    This website provides access to over 3 million time-series and cross sectional data relating to food and agriculture. FAOSTAT contains data for 200 countries and more than 200 primary products and inputs, just in its core.
  • International Financial Statistics  
    This extensive data set is a standard source of international statistics on all aspects of international and domestic finance. Information is presented in country tables and in tables of area and world aggregates.
  • UNdata
    A single entry point to a variety of statistical resources of the UN System. It pools major UN databases and those of several international organizations and includes Key Indicators and MDG Indicators.
  • World Development Indicators ( Reference HC59 .W62)
    Includes 1,157 data tables,covering the 10 broad topics of education, environment, economic policy & debt, financial sectors, health, infrastructure, labor & social protection, poverty, private sector & trade, and public sector.
  • World Health Organization Data and Statistics
    National statistics for 50 core indicators on mortality, morbidity, risk factors, disease, service coverage, and health systems.
  • The UN World's Women Report
    Published every five years, this report offers sex-disaggregated data on socioeconomic topics.