Monday April 03, 2017

UN Data is an Internet based data server for the global user community. It brings together UN statistical databases, through a single access point.

Users can search and download a variety of datasets from many statistical resources.

Here are some of the statistical databases available to you:

  • International Financial Statistics
  • WHO data
  • Global Indicator Database
  • World Development Indicators
  • UNHCR Statistical Database
  • Commodity Trade Statistical Database

(Source: United Nations)

Posted by Sherri Sunstrum in GOVERNMENT INFORMATION on Monday Apr 03, 2017  Comments [0]  Bookmark and Share
Wednesday February 01, 2017

Comparing the real size of African economies: highlights of the main findings of the 2011 round of the International Comparison Program in Africa is a 2014 report by the African Development Bank.

The International Comparison Program (ICP) is a global statistical  program set up on the recommendation of the United Nations Statistical Commission.

From its inception, the number of African countries participating in ICP has been growing.

This report presents the results of the 2011 ICP round, in which 50 African countries participated and which was again coordinated by ADB. This was a full scale benchmark comparison covering all the expenditure components of the GDP.

(Source: African Development Bank)

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Tuesday January 10, 2017

Tracking Africa's progress in figures is a 2014 report, published by the Asian Development Bank.

African economies have sustained unprecedented rates of growth, driven mainly by strong domestic demand, improved macroeconomic management, a growing middle class and increased political stability.

This publication looks at the key megatrends of the last few decades that will shape Africa's future.

(Source: Asian Development Bank)

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