Provides access to UIS.Stat database, which contains all the latest available data and indicators, for education, literacy, science, technology and innovation, as well as culture. It also contains updated country and regional profiles, global rankings and other interactive tools.
Links to hundreds of authoritative sites for developing countries, in the areas of: agriculture, environment, poverty, education, gender, health & population, governance, trade, economics, aid, microcredit, and security.
The Country Studies Series presents a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world.
Background Notes include facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, and foreign relations of independent states, some dependencies, and areas of special sovereignty.
Compiled by a global team of passionate stat geeks, this site is dedicated to the mission of bringing facts to the world of geopolitics, economics, geography, defense and culture. It includes data from hundreds of sources and aspires to be the web’s one-stop resource for country statistics on everything from obesity to murders.