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Asian Development Bank Statistical Database System
Asian Development Bank's central statistical database that stores macro-economic and social data of its developing member countries
CIA World FactBook
Contains information on the geography, population, government, economy, communication systems, transportation, military, and transnational issues of countries around the world.
This site makes graphical comparisons of the nations of the world. The easy-to-use categories include agriculture, labor, democracy, crime, and education, among others.
statistics from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Pew Research Center: Global Attitudes & Trends
This site provides public opinion surveys and analyses about attitudes and trends concerning important global topics, including foreign affairs, national security, terrorism, the global image of the US, and globalization and trade.
Report on the World Social Situation (RWSS)
Over the years, the Report has served as a background document for discussion and policy analysis of socio-economic matters at the intergovernmental level, and has aimed at contributing to the identification of emerging social trends of international concern and to the analysis of relationships among major development issues which have both international and national dimensions.
Statistical Yearbook for Asia and the Pacific
information on population, education, health, poverty and inequalities, gender, economy, environment and connectivity as well as relevant data tables
UNdata: United Nations Statistical Databases
UNdata is a portal for searching global statistics available via the United Nations. The site combines 15 different databases and 55 million records through one easy-to-search interface.
United National Population Division
UN world population data from the Department of Economic and Social Affairs.
United Nations ESCAP Statistical Database
Statistical database from the United Nation's Economic and Social Commissoin for Asia and the Pacific
free and open access to data about development in countries around the globe
World Development Report
The World Bank's annual World Development Report provides a wide international readership with an extraordinary window on development economics. Each year, the report focuses on a specific aspect of development.