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Library Resource Guide for: UNITED NATIONS GOVERNMENT INFORMATION

International Statistics

Crime Trend Statistics

Human Development Reports have downloadable data from many countries about subjects such as civil society, economics, youth, etc. We also have paper copies of these reports at the Library.

IAEA.org Data Centre contains statistics about nuclear power throughout the world.

International Labour Organization (ILO): Statistics includes statistics on employment, migrant workers, child labor, etc.

The International Monetary Fund (IMF), "is an organization of 187 countries, working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world"

Statistical Division contains global statitstics on population, housing, health, etc.

Statistical Yearbook (UNESCO) is in paper at the Library. It covers statistics about education, T.V., radio, etc.

The World Bank

United Nations Cartographic Section has hundreds of political and thematic maps.

United Nations Children's Fund: Statistics has children's statistics from every country, e.g., mortality and life expectancy.

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) provides annual statistics on studies relating to international trade and investment (requires quick registration).

United Nations Educational, Scientic and Cultural Organization: Data Centre contains more 1,000 types of data on education, literacy, science and technology, culture and communication for more than 200 countries from Member States and international organizations.

UNdata is the clearinghouse for data from different U.N. agencies such as Commodity Trades Statistics Database, WHO, OECD, UNICEF, etc.

UNFPA Worldwide offer interactive tables of quality of life and health issues for each country.

UNODC crime and criminal justice statistics has stats from 2003 onward concerning human trafficking, drugs, theft, homicide, etc.

U.N. Peacekeeping click on the Facts and Figures links to get statistics about operations.

WebRelief contains data, maps and policies of relief work throughout the world, for example about dislocated people in Sudan or reconstruction in Indonesia.

World Economic Outlook has global data on a variety of economic topics such as inflation and GDP.

World Health Organization collects international data on diseases and health. Search through the website for reports and data.

World Trade Organization (WTO), i"is the only global international organization dealing with the rules of trade between nations. At its heart are the WTO agreements, negotiated and signed by the bulk of the world’s trading nations and ratified in their parliaments. The goal is to help producers of goods and services, exporters, and importers conduct their business."