World Population Trends (United Nations)
Revisions include summaries, tables, and graphs displayed in 10 discrete sections on measures such as population estimates for every country in the world, projections of the global population to the year 2050, and fertility rates.
Statistical Yearbook (United Nations)
The Statistical Yearbook provides in a single volume a comprehensive compilation of internationally available statistics on social and economic conditions and activities, at world, regional and national levels, for an appropriate historical period. It is prepared by the Statistics Division, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, of the United Nations Secretariat.
Also available in print at: HA12.5 .U63 Info Commons Ref and Main Library dating from 1948 to 1992.
World Factbook (CIA)
The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, energy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.
Demographic Yearbook (United Nations)
The Demographic Yearbook disseminates statistics on population size and composition, births, deaths, marriage, and divorce on an annual basis. Demographic Yearbook special topics issues cover a wide range of additional topics including economic activity, educational attainment, household characteristics, housing, ethnicity, and language, among others.
International Statistics Agencies (U.S. Census)
The U.S. Census Bureau conducts demographic, economic, and geographic studies of other countries and strengthens statistical development around the world through technical assistance, training, and software products.
Useful features like Country Profiles, Advanced Search, and Glossaries are also provided to aid research. The numerous databases, tables, and glossaries containing over 60 million data points cover a wide range of themes including Agriculture, Crime, Education, Employment, Energy, Environment, Health, HIV/AIDS, Human Development, Industry, Information and Communication Technology, National Accounts, Population, Refugees, Tourism, Trade, as well as the Millennium Development Goals indicators
Created by the National Agricultural Library (USDA). "...provides access to a wide variety of open data relevant to agricultural research. We are a centralized registry for data already on the web, as well as a repository for new data being published for the first time."
Contains nearly 2,500 reports and datasets from several agencies of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. These materials cover U.S. and international agriculture and related topics. Most reports are text files that contain time-sensitive information. Most data sets are in spreadsheet format and include time-series data that are updated yearly.
The USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service conducts hundreds of surveys every year and prepares reports covering virtually every aspect of U.S. agriculture. Production and supplies of food and fiber, prices paid and received by farmers, farm labor and wages, farm finances, chemical use, and changes in the demographics of U.S. producers are only a few examples.
From the Food & Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the Nutrition Country Profiles are concise reviews describing the food and nutrition situation in individual countries, with background statistics on food-related factors such as agricultural production, as well as selected health, demographic, and economic indicators.
The leading source of facts and figures about American agriculture. Conducted every five years, the census provides a detailed picture of U.S. farms and ranches and the people who operate them. It is the only source of uniform, comprehensive agricultural data for every state and county in the United States.
Political, Economic, and Geographic
International Monetary Fund (IMF) Data & Statistics
The IMF publishes a range of time series data on IMF lending, exchange rates, and other economic and financial indicators. Manuals, guides, and other material on statistical practices at the IMF, member countries, and the statistical community at large are also available.
World Bank Data
The Data Catalog provides download access to over 2,000 indicators from World Bank data sources. See also: Databank (World Bank)
DataBank is an analysis and visualization tool that contains collections of time series data on various topics. You can create your own queries; generate tables, charts, and maps; and easily save, embed, and share them.
Industrial Statistics (United Nations Industrial Development Organization)
Statistics on world industry organized by ISIC code or by country.
Passport is a global market research database providing statistics, analysis, reports, surveys and breaking news on industries, countries and consumers worldwide. Detailed analysis of consumer and industrial markets around the world across 781 cities, 210 countries, and 27 industries with historic data from 1997 and forecasts through 2020. Passport data is completely cross-country comparable.
Mergent Archives is an online database providing you with access to a vast, indexed collection of corporate and industry related documents, including annual reports, key business ratios, D&B Country Reports, Million Dollar Directory volumes, Hoover's handbooks, a patent archive, and more.
HealthMap brings together disparate data sources, including online news aggregators, eyewitness reports, expert-curated discussions and validated official reports, to achieve a unified and comprehensive view of the current global state of infectious diseases and their effect on human and animal health. Through an automated process, updating 24/7/365, the system monitors, organizes, integrates, filters, visualizes and disseminates online information about emerging diseases in nine languages, facilitating early detection of global public health threats.
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.
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