Last Updated: Oct 14, 2015
- World Development Indicators (WDI)
WDI (World development indicators) is the World Bank's annual compilation of data about development; provides direct access to more than 550 development indicators, with time series for 208 countries and 18 country groups from 1960 to present.
- World Population Information (U.S. Census)
World population totals, historical population totals, population estimates until 2050, trends, population by age and sex.
- International Data Base (US Census Bureau)
The International Data Base (IDB) is a computerized data bank containing statistical tables of demographic data for 228 countries and areas of the world. The IDB combines data from country sources (especially censuses and surveys) with IPC's estimates and projections to provide information dating back as far as 1950 and as far ahead as 2050. Population by age and sex; Vital rates, infant mortality, and life expectancy; Fertility; Marital status; and Family planning.
- EuroStat (European Union )
A comprehensive selection of statistical data on the European Union, its Member States and candidate countries. Most data cover the period 1995-2005 and some data include other countries such as the USA and Japan.
- Country Profiles Published by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)
Available via Business Source Premier database. In-depth country reports that include information on population, education, health, politics, economy, and infrastructure.
- Monthly Bulletin of Statistics (UN)
MBS Online presents data on more than 50 indicators covering the subject matter areas of population, production and price indices, employment and earnings and unemployment, energy, mining and manufacturing commodities production, transport, construction, international merchandise trade and finance.
Covers global indicators along with agriculture, education, employment, energy, environment, gender, industry, national accounts, population, trade, and tourism statistics.
- United Nations Statistical Databases
- Infonation (UN)
Currently down for maintenance (2015-10)
(Link for Mac users
- World Data Analyst (Encyclopaedia Britannica) (AU only)
This database lets researchers analyze countries and regions at a glance. It offers detailed statistical comparisons for more than 200 countries around the world, using both the most recent statistics and historical figures. Researchers can create tables, charts, and export the information to a spreadsheet.
- TradeStats Express (ITA - US Dept. of Commerce)
National trade data and state export data.
- Section 30: International Statistics
Part of Statistical Abstract of the United States, the above link will open a pdf file for section in the 2012 Statistical Abstract. You can see earlier editions of the Abstract on the Census.