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IST 101

Country Information

Statistical Overviews

International Statistical Agencies  Links to international statistical agencies.  Statistics worldwide on the environment, education, energy, immigration, terrorism, transportation, and more.

Statistical Abstract of the United States Section 30 contains comparative international statistics.  The latest online report available is 2012.  The library's print version is 2019.

Statistical Yearbook or Annuaire statistique.  (E-book)  Produced by the United Nations, it provides “a wide range of internationally available statistics on social and economic conditions and activities.”

United Nations Development Programme/Human Development Reports  Rates countries by Human Development Index, which entails life expectancy, literacy and school enrollment, and standard of living.

United Nations Statistics Division. UNdata. Search page that allows users to search and download a variety of statistics from the United Nations 

World Bank: Data by Country  Organized by income level and geographic region or specific country; includes data on population, environment, and the economy.