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General Sources for Worldwide Statistics 

Europa World Plus
The online version of the Europa World Year Books and the nine volumes Regional Surveys of the World series. This reference sources covers political and economic information in more than 250 countries and territories.

FAOSTAT
FAOSTAT provides time-series and cross sectional  data relating to food and agriculture for some 200 countries. 

GeoHive
Statistics on the human population and Earth in general

International Statistics Agencies (U.S. Census)

Proquest Statistical Insight
Statistical Insight is a comprehensive source to federal statistics. Provides abstracts and indexing to US, state and local governments, and privately published and international and intergovernmental statistical sources.

OECD (Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development) Statistics

Statistical Yearbook (United Nations)
Also available in print at: HA12.5 .U63 Info Commons Ref and Main Library dating from 1948 to 1992. 

State of the World's Children (UNICEF)
Annual report.  Includes key indicators for infant mortality and birthrate, in addition to nutrition, health, literacy and economic indicators.  See also: ChildInfo

Statistics Sources
HA1 .S72
Latest volume in Main Ref; older volumes in stacks. 
See also: RBA Statistics and Bureau of Labor Statistics Statistical Sites on the World Wide Web .

World Bank Data
The Data Catalog provides download access to over 2,000 indicators from World Bank data sources. 

World Development Indicators

World Factbook (CIA)

Worldwide Demographic Statistics

Adherents.com
Membership/adherent statistics and congregation statistics for over 4,200 world religions

Country Briefings (Economist.com)
News, country profiles, forecasts, statistics and more.

Demographic Yearbook (United Nations)

GeoHive
Statistics on the human population and Earth in general.

International Statistics Agencies (U.S. Census)

Proquest Statistical Insight
Statistical Insight is a comprehensive source to federal statistics. Provides abstracts and indexing to US, state and local governments, and privately published and international and intergovernmental statistical sources.

Social Indicators (United Nations Statistics Division)
Statistics by country on population, youth and elderly populations, human settlements, water supply and sanitation, housing, health, child-bearing, education, literacy, income and economic activity, and unemployment.

Statistical Yearbook (United Nations)
Also available in print at: HA12.5 .U63 Info Commons Ref and Main Library from 1948-1992.

State of the World's Children (UNICEF)
Annual report.  Includes key indicators for infant mortality and birthrate, in addition to nutrition, health, literacy and economic indicators.  See also: ChildInfo

UN Data
Includes data from Energy Statistics; Gender Info 2007; National Accounts Official Country Data; World Population Prospects. This is not an exhaustive list.

World Bank Data
The Data Catalog provides download access to over 2,000 indicators from World Bank data sources. 

World Development Indicators 

World Factbook (CIA)

World Health Organization Statistical Information System
Keyword searchable worldwide statistics on life expectancy, diseases, and other health-related information

World Population Trends (United Nations)
Revisions Includes summaries, tables, and graphs displayed in 10 discrete sections on measures such as population estimates for every country in the world, projections of global population to the year 2050 and fertility rates.

Worldwide Economic Statistics

Country Briefings (Economist.com)
News, country profiles, forecasts, statistics and more.

Europa World Plus
The online version of the Europa World Year Books and the nine volumes Regional Surveys of the World series. This reference sources covers political and economic information in more than 250 countries and territories.

Handbook of International Economic Statistics
Comparative economic data, maps, and profiles

Industrial Statistics
Statistics on world industry organized by ISIC code or by country 

Proquest Statistical Insight
Statistical Insight is a comprehensive source to federal statistics. This service allows users to search summaries of statistical publications, then link to the full-text of selected publications on Statistical Universe and government Web sites. This source also provides abstracts and indexing to US, state and local governments, and privately published and international and intergovernmental statistical sources.

Social Indicators (United Nations Statistics Division)
Statistics by country on population, youth and elderly populations, human settlements, water supply and sanitation, housing, health, child-bearing, education, literacy, income and economic activity, and unemployment.

World Bank Data
The Data Catalog provides download access to over 2,000 indicators from World Bank data sources.

World Development Indicators

World Factbook (CIA)

Worldwide Historical Statistics 

GeoHive
Statistics on the human population and Earth in general.

League of Nations Statistical and Disarmament documents
Full text of 260 League of Nations documents (1919 to 1946)

World Population Trends (United Nations)
Includes summaries, tables, and graphs displayed in 10 discrete sections on measures such as population estimates for every country in the world, projections of global population to the year 2050 and fertility rates.

Worldwide Statistics Indexes

International Statistical Agencies (U.S. Census)

Proquest Statistical Insight
Statistical Insight is a comprehensive source to federal statistics. This service allows users to search summaries of statistical publications, then link to the full-text of selected publications on Statistical Universe and government Web sites. This source also provides abstracts and indexing to US, state and local governments, and privately published and international and intergovernmental statistical sources.

Social Sciences Data Archive
Links to a wide variety of Internet statistics, arranged by country.

Statistics Sources
HA1 .S72; Latest volume in Main Ref; older volumes in stacks
See also: RBA Statistics and Bureau of Labor Statistics Statistical Sites on the World Wide Web .

 

Last modified: March 25, 2014