The Statistical Yearbook provides systematic information on a wide range of social and economic issues that are of concern in the United Nations system and among the governments and peoples of the world. A particular value of the Yearbook, but also its greatest challenge, is that these issues are extensively interrelated. Meaningful social and economic analysis of these issues requires systematization and coordination of the data across many fields.
'Public Policies and Social Conditions: Monitoring the transition in Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States', more commonly known as the MONEE project, was initiated by the UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre in 1992. The project aim was to monitor, analyse and disseminate information on the situation of families in the region as it entered into an era of rapid social, political and economic changes.
Contains the entire WOUDC ozone data archive (up to the end of the data year 1999) for data sets received by 2000-08-31. The following data types are represented: total ozone, ozonesondes, Umkehr N and retrieved values, lidar and surface ozone.
Approximately 250 indicators in 35 subject areas covering every country. Includes: child mortality, profiles of human development and deprivation by country. Also has calories, safe water, malnourished children, under-5 mortality, child survival, low birth weight. Has Index of Human Development and formerly had Gini Coefficient (newer editions do not include the Gini Coefficient).
External Debt Statistics provides detailed information on the amount and composition of the external debt of each of 173 countries and territories at the end of each year. In addition, estimates are provided of the
The OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) is the primary forum where bilateral donors meet to discuss their aid programmes and issues related to aid for developing countries. The Development Co-operation Report provides an annual overview of aid trends and policy issues. This annual publication contains an important statistical annex. The CDROM included herewith presents all the tables included in the annex as well as the latest DAC
List of Aid Recipients used for statistical purposes and a glossary of key terms and concepts.
Detailed data for long- and short-term debt stocks and service payments. Data are available for major country group, individual countries, and territories. The Creditor Reporting System (CRS) is an information system comprised of data on Official Development Assistance (ODA) and Official Aid (OA). The system has been in existence since 1967 and is sponsored jointly by the OECD and the World Bank, and operated by the OECD.
The data contained in this data set were collected by a project entitled "Comparative Welfare States in the 21st Century" directed by David Brady, Evelyne Huber, and John D. Stephens. The project was supported in 2011-13 by grants from the National Science Foundation ("Collaborative Research: Comparative Welfare States: A Public Use Archival Dataset,” SES 1059959 and 1061007). Additional support was provided by the Morehead Alumni Distinguished Professorship and the Margaret and Paul A. Johnston Professorships (funding the Gerhard E. Lenski, Jr.
The UNU-WIDER World Income Inequality Database (WIID) collects and stores information on income inequality for developed, developing, and transition countries.