Europa World Yearbook
First published in 1926, the year book is renowned as one of the world's leading reference works, covering political and economic information in over 250 countries and territories, from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe. Easily compare tables and charts of international statistics.
Eurostat is the statistical office of the European Union situated in Luxembourg. Its task is to provide the European Union with statistics at European level that enable comparisons between countries and regions. Eurostat's mission: to be the leading provider of high quality statistics on Europe.
The main component is tabulated population statistics: current, historical, estimates, projections, cities, agglomerations, etc. In the resources section one can find a long list of national statistical agencies and other interesting resources. What is not there at this site: much text!
International Monetary Fund
The IMF publishes a range of time series data on IMF lending, exchange rates and other economic and financial indicators.
The online library of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) featuring its books, papers and statistics and is the gateway to OECD’s analysis and data.
U.N. Data: a world of information
Since its foundation, the United Nations System has been collecting statistical information from member states on a variety of topics. The information thus collected constitutes a considerable information asset of the organization. However, these statistical data are often stored in proprietary databases, each with unique dissemination and access policies. As a result, users are often unaware of the full array of statistical information that the UN system has in its data libraries.
UNESCO: Institute for Statistics
The goal of the UIS is to provide policy-relevant, timely and reliable statistics in the fields of education, science and technology, culture and communication.
World Bank Data Catalog
Statistics on many aspects of economic development world-wide. Topics are vast and deep from Agriculture to Urban Development.
World Health Organization
The GHO issues analytical reports on the current situation and trends for priority health issues. A key output of the GHO is the annual publication World Health Statistics, which compiles statistics for key health indicators on an annual basis.