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General International Statistical Resources
Demographic Yearbook. Annuaire démographique. New York: United Nations (UN), Statistical Office; 1948 - . Annual. The UN also publishes Statistical yearbook. Annuaire statistique. United Nations 58th issue (2013).
The Europa World Year Book. London (UK): Europa Publications Limited, c1989- . Annual. Available for purchase. InfoPlease. Boston: Pearson Education; c2000-2013. World Statistics. This section of the free online almanac includes statistics from various sources. The data sources are identified.
International Statistical Agencies, US Census Bureau. This Website provides links to the statistical offices of each country.
OECD Factbook: Economic, Environmental, and Social Statistics. Paris: Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development; 2005- . Annual. Available as a free smartphone app. Also available in French and German. The organization also publishes the OECDiLibrary. Health: Key Tables from OECD. Available tables include data on health spending, life expectancy, tobacco and alcohol consumption, number of beds, health personnel, mammograms, and length of stay. You can also access the full database, OECD Health Statistics.
Women in Science, UIS Fact Sheet; 23, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. UNESCO Institute for Statistics; 2012 Dec.
World Development Indicators. Washington (DC): World Bank; 1978 - . Annual. Internationally comparable social and economic statistics from 216 economies.
World Factbook, US Central Intelligence Agency. The Factbook is in the public domain. It is updated every two weeks and includes information about more than 260 world entities.