From the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), this site provides definitions for main data items, key terminology, concepts, and commonly used acronyms. Definitions are drawn from statistical guidelines of major international organizations such as the United Nations, Eurostat, International Labour Organization (ILO), and the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
Local data at the neighborhood level for metro Richmond: household composition, income and poverty, education, employment, housing, and transportation. Includes comparative data for metro Richmond area counties.
Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world. The center conducts public opinion polling, demographic research, content analysis and other data-driven social science research.
A central data source to graphically compare nations. NationMaster compiles data from such sources as the CIA World Factbook, UN, and OECD. Using the Facts & Statistics form, you can generate maps and graphs on all kinds of statistics with ease.
Provides a global center for data on international trade, national accounts, energy, industry, environment, transport, and demographic and social statistics gathered from many national and international sources. The Common Database provides a multitude of data query and extraction options as well as several metadata lists to choose from.
Economic and social statistics on the countries and territories of the world, with particular reference to children’s well-being including: nutrition, health, HIV/AIDS, education, demographics, economics, women, child protection, and rate of progress. Statistics are from the organization’s annual flagship publication, The State of the World’s Children.
Annual online publication with almanac-style information about the countries of the world. The Factbook provides a two- to three-page summary of the demographics, geography, communications, government, economy, and military of U.S.-recognized countries, dependencies, and other areas in the world.