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International Information

Information sources from Nimitz Library and the web.


Criminal Justice International Justice Statistics - from the US Department of Justice

International Data Base - from U.S. Census Bureau

Global Distribution of Poverty

OECD - datasets available, or initiate a query

Population Reference Bureau - find data on 95 demographic variables for more than 220 countries, 28 world regions and sub-regions and the world as a whole

United Nations Population Information Network


OECD - datasets available, or initiate a query

World Development Indicators from the World Bank - more than 1200 indicators, with time series for over 200 countries and 18 country groups from 1960 to 2005 (see also

BEA (Bureau of Economic Analysis) International Economic Accounts

Federal Reserve Bank of New York Global Economic Indicators

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis international data sources

OECD - datasets available, or initiate a query

World Bank

International Comparisons in Education- from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) - from OECD

World Data on Education - from UNESCO

International energy statistics -  from US Energy Information Administration, data on consumption and production; overviews of petroleum, natural gas, coal, and electricity, carbon dioxide emissions from the use of fossil fuels, petroleum prices, energy reserves, and population

United Nations Energy Statistics Yearbook - Annual data for 224 countries and areas for the period 2008 to 2011 are presented on production, trade and consumption of energy for solid, liquid, and gaseous fuels, electricity, and heat.  Per capita consumption series are also provided for all energy products.

Foreign Statistics Sources

EU statistics from Eurostat

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics - from the UN

Social Science Data Archives - from University of Amsterdam

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe Statistical Database

Religion Association of Religion Data Archives
Security SIPRI - arms transfers and embargoes, military expenditures, global arms trade
Social Indicators

United Nations - statistical tables for key social topics

 Trade Trade Data Online - generate customized reports on Canada's and U.S. trade in goods with over 200 countries

From Global Distribution of Poverty

World Map