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  • World Development Indicators (text display) / World Bank
    World Development Indicators (WDI) is the World Bank's annual compilation of data about development. The 2005 WDI includes more than 800 indicators in 83 tables organized in 6 sections: World View, People, Environment, Economy, States and Markets, and Global Links. Data are shown for 152 economies with populations of more than 1 million and 14 country groups, plus selected indicators for 56 other smaller economies. Limited access to statistical database. Full access available via subscription only.
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  • FAOSTAT Database / Food and Agriculture Organization
    Multilingual statistical databases containing over 1 million time-series records covering international statistics in the areas of production, trade, food balance sheets, fertilizer and pesticides, land use and irrigation, forest products, fishery products, population, agricultural machinery, and food aid shipments.
  • LABORSTA Database / International Labour Organization
    Contains yearly statistics of employment, unemployment, hours of work, wages, labor cost, consumer price Indices, occupational injuries, strikes and lockouts on over 200 countries (data since 1969); monthly statistics of employment, unemployment, hours of work, wages, consumer price indices (data since 1976); and economically active population estimates and projections, 1950-2010.
  • Creditor Reporting System (CRS) / OECD & World Bank
    Contains data on Official Development Assistance (ODA), Official Aid (OA) and other lending to developing countries and countries in transition as collected by members of the Development Assistance Committee, the World Bank, and the regional financial institutions. The system is sponsored jointly by the OECD and the World Bank and operated by the OECD.
  • DAC Online / OECD
    DAC measures the flows of aid and other financial resources to aid recipients. Collected annually from the Members of the OECD's Development Assistance Committee, these statistics are broken down by major category of expenditure: capital projects, budget and balance of payments support, food and other commodity aid, technical cooperation and emergency relief.
  • UN Monthly Bulletin of Statistics / United Nations
    Includes current monthly economic statistics for most countries and areas of the world. The statistics are obtained by from official sources in the various countries, except where otherwise stated in the notes to the tables. Updated monthly.
  • UNSTATS UN Common Database / United Nations
    Draws selectively on statistics from throughout the UN system, covering all countries, areas and over 300 series from more than 30 specialized international data sources. Time series data is generally available from 1970 or 1980. Many series are disaggregated to show underlying distributions. The source includes comprehensive footnotes and meta-information on sources, definitions, and frequency of updates, and provides technical definitions and standards verbatim from their original sources. Users may view data, compile graphs, calculate derived measures, and export data.
"Please note that this is not an exhaustive list. We welcome suggestions from the readers to make the list more comprehensive."
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