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Statistical Information: Global

Here you will find lists of general and subject-specific statistical sources available at HKUST Library and on the Internet. Arrangement is by region and country.

General Global Statistics

國際統計年鑑 = International statistical yearbook -    (E-Resource & Multiple Locations HA154 .K85)

GlobalEDGE Database on International Business (DIBS) -  Created & maintained by Michigan State University, it provides 5,000+ variables for 200+ countries from mid-1990's to the present;. Free for academic use. Registration required.

National Statistical Offices -  Links to national statistical offices and bureaus across the world, maintained by the United Nations.

Political risk yearbook.... (E-Resource via Ebsco):  Annual reports listed alphabetically by country name      

United Nations Statistical Databases -   View and download data from the UN's Statistics division.

The World almanac and book of facts. ( Reference AY67.N5 W7)

World Bank Open Data -   Over 2,000 indicators from World Bank data sources downloadable. Browse data by countries, indicators, topics or data sources. Also has pre-formatted tables and reports. Highlights:

The World factbook   (E-Resource via Ebsco)  - Compiled & published by the USA's Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Also available open access online via https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/

Energy Statistics

Energy Statistics
Provided by the Statistics Division of the United Nation, and covers 190+ countries.
Energy statistics yearbook
(E-Resource & Multiple Locations HD9502.A1 Y42)
IEA Energy Statistics (limited free access)
Provided by the International Energy Agency, it gives energy statistics for its member countries.

Economic, Industrial, & Labour Statistics

The CRB commodity yearbook
(Multiple Locations HG6046 .C73)
The Global competitiveness report
(E-Resource & Book Collection HF1414 .G559)
Global Economic Monitor
A World Bank service, it provides daily and monthly commentary on global economic conditions along with direct access to high frequency data that is refreshed daily.
International marketing data and statistics
(Multiple Locations HA154 .I56)
International yearbook of industrial statistics
(Multiple Locations HC10 .I68)
LaborStat Internet
Allows you to view and download labor data for 200+ countries, provided by the International Labor Organization (ILO).
Labour force statistics
(E-Resource & Book Collection HD5764.A6 O58)
Main economic indicators
(E-Resource & Multiple Locations HC10 .O68)
Market share reporter
(Multiple Locations HF5410 .M35)
OECD iLibrary
The World economic factbook
(E-Resource)
Passport
This database provides volume and value sales statistics for consumer, industrial and services markets across 82 countries worldwide. It also provides a wide range of data on business enterprise including consumer market sizes, consumer lifestyles, companies and brands as well as market research reports, country profiles and socio- economic statistics. It incorporates the data previously found in World Consumer Markets
Year-book of labour statistics
(E-Resource & Multiple Locations HD4826 .Y433)

Science & Technology Statistics

Basic science and technology statistics - (E-Resource & Book Collection Q172.5.S34 B37)
Communications outlook (E-Resource & Multiple Locations HE7601 .C645)
Main science and technology indicators - (E-Resource & Multiple Locations Q172.5.S34 M35)
Market Information and Statistics - Free statistics provided by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU).
OECD science, technology, and industry outlook - (E-Resource & On Call Collection T174.2 .S25)
OECD science, technology, and industry scoreboard - (E-Resource & On Call Collection HC10 .I6224)
Scientometrics - (E-Resource)

 

 

 

Agricultural & Environmental Statistics

FAO yearbook. Production.
(HD1421 .P76)
FAOStat
Provides access to over 3 million time-series and cross sectional data relating to food and agriculture for 200 countries and over 200 primary products and inputs.
GEO-3 Data Compendium
Includes datasets from the Global Environmental Outlook project, covering the years 1972-2002.
OECD-FAO agricultural outlook
(E-Resources HD1401 .A338)
UNSD Environmental Indicators
Maintained by the United Nations, this site provides indicators on water and waste, air pollution, climate change and land use.

Finance Statistics

Finance

Balance of payments statistics. Yearbook
(E-Resource & Multiple Locations HG3882 .B34)
Global development finance
(E-Resource & Multiple Locations HJ8899 .W672)
Government finance statistics yearbook
(Multiple Locations HJ101 .G68)
International financial statistics
(E-Resource & Multiple Locations HG3881 .I626)
International financial statistics yearbook
(Multiple Locations HG3881 .I6267)
The IMD World competitiveness yearbook
(E-Resource & Multiple Locations HF1414 .W67)
Insurance statistics yearbook
(E-Resource & Multiple Locations HG8045 .I57)
Morningstar funds 500
(Multiple Locations HG4530 .M664)
Revenue statistics
(Multiple Locations HJ2279 .R48)

 

 

Population, Health & Social Statistics

 

Demographic and Social Statistics Databases and Statistical products
Provides access to data collected and assembled by the UN Statistics Division, including Social Indicators.
Demographic yearbook
(E-Resource & Multiple Locations HA17 .D45)
Human development report
(E-Resource)
Millennium Development Goals Indicators
A free service of the Statistics Division of the United Nations' Department of Economic and Social Affairs, this database presents 48 social and economic indicators and related series by country and year since 1985.
WHO Statistical Information System (WHOSIS)
From the World Health Organization (WHO), provides national statistics for 70 core indicators on mortality, morbidity, risk factors, health service coverage, and health systems.
World health statistics annual
(E-Resourses)
World population profile
(On Call Collection HA154 .W65 1998)
World population prospects 
Provided by the UN, this database allows you to look at historical population data and view future population projections.

Trade

Direction of trade statistics quarterly - (Multiple Locations HF1016 .I652)

Direction of trade statistics. Yearbook (E-Resource & Multiple Locations HF1016 .I653)

International trade statistics yearbook (E-Resource & Multiple Locations HF91 .U473)

TradePort: Country Profiles -A collection of links to demographic and trade information, sources of financing, and overview of hundreds of countries. Funded by U.S. Dept. of Commerce. Includes market research reports.

United Nation Trade Statistics Branch Includes country totals for merchandise trade, services trades, and others.

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