Statistical information from the United Nations Statistical Division.
- International Statistics (US Census)
A collection of statistical data from the Census Bureau of the U.S. federal government.
A statistical resource from the European Union. Rich data for European countries.
- Alta Plana
A directory of resources on international economics. It is very comprehensive, but does not annotate the links or clearly explain their strengths and weaknesses.
- Penn Data (Toronto)
This site has many international economic statistics by country, region, and subject.
- OECD Data Lab
This site provides the latest international data available, mainly from creditor sources, on the external debt of developing and transition countries and territories.
- National Statistical Offices
This site, part of the Economics Departments, Institutes and Research Centers in the World site, has links to the Statistical Departments of each country of the world.
This site has a high quality internet resources catalogue that gives Websites related to Economics by controlled subject heading. It has a variety of international data with a large amount of supporting worksheets and materials aimed at students who might be using that data. It has links to data on British companies. Bized also hosts The Virtual Economy - a web based model of the UK economy which allows students to change a wide range of (British) economic variables such as direct and indirect taxation and to see graphs and pictures of the macro and micro results of their changes.
- globalEDGE Database of International Business Statistics (Michigan State University)
You have to register, but with a ".EDU" address you can use this DIBS service for free.
- Human Development Index
This page from the UN Development Programme allows the user to see country-level HDI, or human development indicators, for the most recent year.
- Human Development Indicators, Specific Reports
Human development reports from the UNDP associated with the HDI project.
- Social Indicators (United Nations)
Brief country data on youth and the elderly, cities, housing, water supply, income, health, education, literacy and unemployment.