Sources for international statistics
A listing of sources for global and regional statistics and data.
Bank for International Settlements
International financial statistics including data on:
International Monetary Fund
The IMF produces time series data on exchange rates and other economic and financial indicators. Its World Economic Outlook Databases includes statistics for:
The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development compiles a large number of quarterly and annual data tables on:
World Trade Organisation
Access the WTO's annual International Trade Statistics publication, comprehensive tariff data, quarterly and monthly data and a statistics database.
Data collated by the European Commission, including EU Policy Indicators and a wide variety of statistics by theme covering:
The OECD provides a wealth of data on a huge range of topics. Datasets can be browsed by keyword and theme through OECD StatExtracts. Databases, key tables and the OECD Factbook can also be accessed from the OECD iLibrary.
United Nations Statistics Division
Comprehensive statistical database giving access to trade, demographic and economic data. Plus the UN Statistical Yearbook, World Statistics Pocketbook and Monthly Bulletin of Statistics.
World Bank Data
Statistics by country and by topic covering a wide range of indicators on economic factors, population, environment and development. These include:
A listing, with useful descriptions, of economic data freely available online. The Economics Network is based at the University of Bristol and supports university teachers of economics.
OFFSTATS: Official Statistics on the Web
Portal managed by the University of Auckland Library listing official sources of statistics by region, subject and country. Comprehensive and useful.
National statistical offices
The European Commission provides links and contact details for governmental statistical agencies in EU member states, EFTA countries, candidate countries and several non-European territories.
International statistical agencies
The US Census Bureau provides links to governmental statistical agencies across the world.