News and updates
Posted on 14 May 2013
How many countries available for selected year?Posted on 12 May 2013
State of PalestinePosted on 8 May 2013
WDI 2013Posted on 20 April 2013
Marriages, DivorcesPosted on 4 April 2013
Human Development IndexPosted on 2 April 2013
Corruption Perceptions IndexPosted on 1 April 2013
New functionality for tablesPosted on 6 March 2013
Easy filtering of multi-dimension tables now available. For example, table on employment by occupation can be filtered by each category of occupation,
tables on population projections can be filtered by variant of projection...
Entrepreneurship IndicatorsPosted on 4 March 2013
Population of urban agglomerationsPosted on 28 Jan 2013
Population of urban agglomerations of more than 1 million inhabitants and population of capital cities urban agglomerations now available,
from the last UN World Urbanization Prospects
More than 1500 seriesPosted on 15 Jan 2013
1556 series of statistical indicators are now available, and world-statistics is still growing.
Agriculture production indicatorsPosted on 2 Jan 2013
Indicators on production of crops, crops processed and stocks of live animal from FAO now available.
Labour costs indicatorsPosted on 15 Dec 2012
Indicators on labour costs from ILO now available, such as hourly compensation costs of employees in manufacturing and breakdown by direct pay, benefit and social insurance and labour-related tax costs.
Entrepreneurship IndicatorsPosted on 4 Dec 2012
In partnership with the Global Entrepreneurship Research Association, new indicators on entrepreneurship are now available (in Economy and Finance domain).
Did you know that the proportion of persons considering entrepreneurship as a desirable carrer choice was highest in Latin America
(Colombia 86%, Brazil 86%...)
Food supply indicatorsPosted on 20 Nov 2012
Following the licensing of dissemination by FAO, a first set of 44 indicators related to food supply is now available on world statistics.
New Topics PagesPosted on 15 Nov 2012
New pages presenting for each topic the international organizations producing data, themes, main databases and publications
World Statistics BlogPosted on 26 Oct 2012
A blog to present and comment new releases of information and statistics from international organisations, and also show how to access the corresponding indicators on world-statistics.org.
World Development Indicators updatedPosted on 25 Oct 2012
New child mortality estimates by the UN Inter-agency group for Child Mortality Estimation (UN IGME) have been released for neonatal, infant and under-five mortality; and new malnutrition estimates have been jointly released by WHO, UNICEF, and the World Bank.
More than 14 million data in world statisticsPosted on 8 Oct 2012
More than 14 million data are available for 1337 indicators, and world-statistics is still growing.
Comparing countriesPosted on 15 Sept 2012
To compare two (or more) countries, you can keep the country selection
while selecting new indicators using the "Find an indicator" box. This enables detailed comparison, such as population, GDP per capita...
World Development Indicators
Global Development Finance
International Labour Organization (ILO)
Statistics and databases
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
United Nations Population Division
World Population Prospect, the 2010 revision