You can interactively generate maps and graphs (including country rankings) with ease on all kinds of statistics that cover several hundred categories. What's 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.
Each edition supersedes the previous one. For various nationalities data is provided in the following categories: Geography; People; Government; Economy; Communications; Transportation; Military and Transnational Issues.
Included are detailed and up to date reports on 206 countries, formatted to provide standardized sections (called 'silos'): political, economic, legal, tax, operations and security. Country and Sovereign risk analysis sections include customizable risk analysis tools. 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.
Search or browse for data, create tables and download. 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. Sources include UN Statistics Division, UN Population Division, Food and Agriculture Organization, International Labour Organization, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, World Tourism Organization, UNESCO.