Statistical data and useful online resources 
for Country Reports


Basic data| Economic Data | Trade Data | Other Statistical Data

Variable

Unit of measurement

Source

BASIC DATA

Population

Million people

World Bank (World Development Indicators)
http://www.worldbank.org/data/countrydata/countrydata.html

UN - Social indicators
http://www.un.org/Depts/unsd/social/index.html

Population Growth 

annual % 

World Bank (World Development Indicators)
http://www.worldbank.org/data/countrydata/countrydata.html

UN - Social indicators
http://www.un.org/Depts/unsd/social/index.html

Life expectancy at birth

Years

World Bank (World Development Indicators)
http://www.worldbank.org/data/countrydata/countrydata.html

Religion

%

CIA - World Fact book
http://www.odci.gov/cia/publications/factbook/index.html

Ethnic Groups

%

CIA - World Fact book
http://www.odci.gov/cia/publications/factbook/index.html

 

ECONOMIC DATA

 

Gross National Product (GNP)

GNI (Gross National Income)

World Bank (World Development Indicators)
http://www.worldbank.org/data/countrydata/countrydata.html

GNP per capita

US$

World Bank (World Development Indicators)
http://www.worldbank.org/data/countrydata/countrydata.html

Gross Domestic Product (increase)

Annual %

World Bank (World Development Indicators)
http://www.worldbank.org/data/wdi2001/pdfs/tab5_7.pdf

Composition by sector of GDP

% Agriculture
% Industry
% Services

World Bank (World Development Indicators)
http://www.worldbank.org/data/countrydata/countrydata.html

 

Balance of payments

Balance in US$

International Monetary Fund (statistical appendix)
http://www.imf.org/external/country/index.htm

Current Account

Balance in US$

International Monetary Fund (statistical appendix)
http://www.imf.org/external/country/index.htm

Official  Reserves

US$

International Monetary Fund (statistical annex)
http://www.imf.org/external/country/index.htm

Foreign debt

% GNP

World Bank
http://www.worldbank.org/prospects/gdf2001/vol1.htm (Appendix1 - Table To 1,4) - the relationship gains dividend EDT99/GNP x 100

Inflation

% per year

World Bank (World Development Indicators)
http://www.worldbank.org/data/countrydata/countrydata.html

Unemployment % International organization of Lavoro
http://www.ilo.org/public/english/support/publ/wer/tables/tabl_toc.htm

Military expenses

% GNI

World Bank (World Development Indicators)
http://www.worldbank.org/data/wdi2001/pdfs/tab5_7.pdf

 
TRADE DATA
 

Imports on GNP

%

World Bank (World Development Indicators)
http://www.worldbank.org/data/countrydata/countrydata.html

Import Partners

 

CIA - World Fact book
http://www.odci.gov/cia/publications/factbook/index.html

Export Partners

 

CIA - World Fact book
http://www.odci.gov/cia/publications/factbook/index.html

 

 

 

OTHER STATISTICAL SOURCES FOR COUNTRY REPORTS :

The Economist Country Briefings - http://www.economist.com/countries/

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Country Reports - http://www.imf.org/external/country/index.htm

National Institutes of Statistics