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Statistical Sources

For assistance with more specific research of U.S. or international statistics, data sets, or more current information, see below, in the Websites tab, or contact a librarian.

The following two sources are excellent guides to get a geographical understanding of your subject before you explore analytics and data:

World Factbook (aka CIA World Factbook)
--Ready Reference-- G 122 .U56; also available online
World Tables
--Ready Reference-- HC 59 .W669



World Bank Group

World Development Report

The World Bank’s World Development Report, published annually since 1978, is an invaluable guide to the economic, social, and environmental state of the world today. Each report provides in-depth analysis and policy recommendations on a specific and important aspect of development—from agriculture, the role of the state, transition economies, and labor to infrastructure, health, the environment, and poverty. Through the quality and timeliness of the information it provides, the report has become a highly influential publication that is used by many multilateral and bilateral international organizations, national governments, scholars, civil society networks and groups, and other global thought leaders to support their decision-making processes. This corporate flagship undergoes extensive internal and external review and is one of the key outputs of the World Bank's Development Economics unit.

Demographic Yearbook. Annuaire démographique, 2016
--Reference Stacks-- HA 17 .D45
Euromonitor's European Marketing Data and Statistics, 2005
--Reference Stacks-- HA 1107 .E87
Global Development Finance: Analysis And Summary Tables
--online-- netLibrary e-book
Global Development Finance: Country Tables
--online-- netLibrary e-book
Handbook of International Economic Statistics
--4th Floor U.S. documents stacks-- PREX 3.16: 998; also available online
International Economic Indicators
--4th Floor U.S. documents stacks-- C 57.19/2:
International Economic Indicators and Competitive Trends
--4th Floor U.S. documents stacks-- C 57.19/2:
International Financial Statistics Yearbook
HG 3879 .I57 (1994-2017, no 2005)
Euromonitor's International Marketing Data and Statistics
--Reference Stacks-- HA 42 .I56 1982-2009
International Trade Statistics Yearbook
--Reference Stacks-- HF 91 .U473 (2006 v.1-2)
OECD Economies and The World Today: Trends, Prospects, and OECD Statistics
--online-- netLibrary e-book
Statistical Yearbook
--Reference Stacks-- HA 12.5 .U63, 2017
U.S. Foreign Trade Highlights
--4th Floor U.S. documents stacks-- C 61.28/2: 996; also available online


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