An INDEX with ABSTRACTS of statistical data sources. "Find statistics on population, economic conditions, labor, health, education, natural resources, pollution, and many other topics. [some FULL TEXT]
"The IFS database contains approx. 32,000 time series covering more than 200 countries and areas and includes all series appearing on the IFS country pages; exchange rate series for all Fund member countries, plus Aruba and the Netherlands Antilles: major Fund account series; and most other world, area, and country series from the IFS World Tables." Note: Also held in CDROM and in Print..
"Is an innovative new data service web site, still in Beta, that presents 160 of the most frequently requested Indicators and invites users to find, compare and share the latest OECD data in a variety of formats including charts, maps, tables and related publications. OECD Data indexes all datasets and related publications and directs interested users to the OECD-iLibrary to access the full content. OECD data is discoverable from the main www.oecd.org website under the topic “Statistics”. "
"Provides time-series and cross sectional data relating to food and agriculture for some 200 countries." Click the appropriate link on the top of the the page. On the following page click on the link/s, upper left side to retrieve data. Data is not consistently available at any one time.
UNICEF measures the situation of children and women and tracks progress through data collection and analysis. It maintains and updates global databases and promotes dissemination of evidence-based data for planning and advocacy.
"The World Bank's Open Data initiative is intended to provide all users with access to World Bank data. The data catalog is a listing of available World Bank datasets, include databases, pre-formatted tables and reports...."
IPUMS-International is an effort to inventory, preserve, harmonize, and disseminate census microdata from around the world. The project has collected the world's largest archive of publicly available census samples. The data are coded and documented consistently across countries and over time to facillitate comparative research. IPUMS-International makes these data available to qualified researchers free of charge through a web dissemination system.