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See also statistical information in various Research Guides (http://www.library.gatech.edu/guides/), such as Government Information, Business & Management, Company Information, Economics, Georgia & Atlanta Business, Industry Information, International Affairs, International Business, and Public Policy. Examples of subcategories such as Databases, Statistics, Statistical Sources, Data Sets, Demographics, Economic Conditions, etc.
United Nations: Statistical Yearbook (biennial)
Statistics for member countries of the United Nations.
print eds. offsite, at LSC - REFERENCE HA12.5.U63
USA Trade Online
Specific U.S. export and import data on more than 18,000 commodities worldwide. Port-level data available. FEE; requires account. Note: onsite, access as part of the Federal Depository Library Program. But due to COVID-19, fall 2020 - no public documents workstation. Ask government documents coordinator for reference assistance.
Demographic Yearbook: United Nations
This comprehensive compilation of demographic and related statistics for over 200 countries or areas of the world. Link is to UN site; some data from 1948 to current is available online; print eds. offsite at LSC - Reference - HA17 .D45
Global Statistics: United Nations
Includes upcoming events, statistics site of the month, international statistics, and national statistics.
International Yearbook of Industrial Statistics
International statistics for industrial production by type of industry. From the United Nations.
(offsite, at LSC - REFERENCE HC10.I68
Welcome to NationMaster.com, a massive central data source and a handy way to graphically compare nations.
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's web site contains selected economic statistics of its 30 member countries. From the left frame, select "Browse" - by topic or by country; or "Find - Statistics", which contains long abstracts of reports. "Frequently Requested Statistics" is a link from the right frame and contains GDP, consumer price indices and the annual publication OECD in Figures.
Information included within program areas. For example, within "Economic & Social Development" is the text of the latest Human Development Report
World Bank Group
Specific country and economic information is available by selecting the tab "Understanding Poverty" , then "Data & Research".
Breadth of coverage (more than 260 countries) and brevity are the hallmarks of this standard source from the CIA. The web site features a rank order for GDP and inflation rate.
Europa World Year Book
Authoritative annual source of information on countries.
offsite, at LSC - REFERENCE JN1 .E85
Statistical Country Profiles
Patent activity - from WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization)