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General Statistics

  • UNdata
    Search multiple UN statistical databases covering agriculture, crime, education, energy, environment, health, industry, information & communication technology, population, and trade.
  • International Programs - Information Gateway
    A variety of demographic indicators for countries and areas of the world with a population of 5,000 or more, from the U.S. Census Bureau.
  • WHO Data and Statistics
    Includes sections on mortality, disease, health systems, and more from the World Health Organization.

Info. About Countries

  • World Factbook
    Information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world entities. current. Archived data available from 1990-present.
  • Country Reports
    Through Business Source Complete. Enter a country name or topic in the search box. Click on "Source Types" on the left and then select Country Reports.
  • BBC News: Country Profiles
    History, politics, and economic backgrounds of countries. Lists print and broadcast media outlets. Includes audio and video clips from the BBC archives. Current.

Business & Economic Statistics

  • Statista
    Data on topics such as pet ownership, music sales, poverty, social media use, and much more. Or browse their market research categories. View online and download as .xls.
  • The World Bank: Data
    Economic, social and environmental data about the world. Browse data by country, topic, or indicators (like remittances or incidence of tuberculosis).
  • IHS Global Insight
    Economic, financial, and commodity information on 206 countries. Sections include: political, economic, legal, tax, operations and security.
  • OECD Library
    International statistics on a variety of topics from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
 

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