Compiled by the Wall Street Journal and the Heritage Foundation, this index tracks 10 factors from property rights to entrepreneurship as a gauge to determine a nation's economic success. Includes reports of 183 countries.
Economies are ranked on their ease of doing business, from 1 – 183. A high ranking on the ease of doing business index means the regulatory environment is more conducive to the starting and operation of a local firm.
Published by the Heritage Foundation in cooperation with the Wall Street Journal, the Index of Economic Freedom is a practical reference guide to the economies of 161 countries, with detailed information about economic policy.
The World Economic Outlook (WEO) database is created during the biannual WEO exercise, which begins in January and June of each year and results in the April and September WEO publication. See also, the World Economic Outlook Reports.
An analysis and visualisation tool from the World Bank that contains collections of time series data on a variety of topics. You can create your own queries; generate tables, charts, and maps; and easily save, embed, and share them.
Industry Specific International / Global Statistics
The IEA is an autonomous organisation which works to ensure reliable, affordable and clean energy for its 29 member countries and beyond. The IEA's four main areas of focus are: energy security, economic development, environmental awareness, and engagement worldwide.
The Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) compiles, disseminates, validates, and analyzes a wide variety of data captured from various sources detailing trade trends, movement of goods by land, sea, and air, and personal travel.
The "World Military Expenditures and Arms Transfers" (WMEAT) series of reports is designed to be a convenient reference on annual military expenditures, arms transfers, armed forces, selected economic data, and relative indicators consisting of pertinent military-economic ratios.
The World Bank eAtlas of Global Development maps and graphs more than 175 thematically organized indicators for over 200 countries, letting you visualize and compare progress on the most important development challenges facing our world.
UN Program devoted to land use, urban planning, and solving the problem of inadequate housing in the world. The countries directory is an easy way to find reports and research related to your country or region.
USAID is the lead U.S. Government agency that works to end extreme global poverty and enable resilient, democratic societies to realize their potential. USAID's Economic Analysis and Data Services (EADS) are technical and professional support services to facilitate USAID's access to and analysis of development data and information.
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.