A massive central data source and a handy way to graphically compare nations. You can interactively generate maps and graphs (including country rankings) with ease on all kinds of statistics that cover several hundred categories. Whats more, you can select exactly which countries you want to include. You can also view profiles of individual countries including their maps and flags, as well as a full encyclopedia.
Provides regional, national, and global economic, financial, and commodity information. Included are detailed reports on political, economic, legal, tax, operations and security conditions for over 200 countries. Country and Sovereign risk analysis sections include customizable risk analysis tools. The Economic and Financial dataset includes historical data for some variables as far back as the 1960's, and long-term forecasts to 2040. Data sets include macroeconomic variables such as national income accounts, balance of payments, foreign debt, interest and exchange rates, money supply and employment.
Access: Off Campus Access is available for: UNC-Chapel Hill students, faculty, and staff; UNC Hospitals employees; UNC-Chapel Hill affiliated AHEC users.
Provides simultaneous access to 14 statistical databases from the United Nations and other international organizations through one interface. Areas of coverage include agriculture, education, energy, industry, labor, national accounts, population, tourism and trade. Includes Millennium Development Goals indicators, and UN Key Global Indicators.