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Statistics: International

This guide provides suggested resources for finding a variety of statistics for Alaska, the US, and the world.


These resources provide a wide range of extensive statistics and are good starting points.  Most of them are searchable by keyword.  



The Association of Religious Data Archives includes religious data submitted by scholars and research centers in the world.

Social Indicators

Social Indicators from the UN Statistics Division

Statistics and indicators on women and men from UN Statistics Division


Business and Economics

Overview from the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development

Economic Indicators

Trade statistics


Education Data covers covers all education levels and addresses key policy issues such as gender parity, teachers and financing.  From UNESCO Institute for Statistics.

EdStats from the World Bank

International Education Statistics from the National Center for Education Statistics


Global Health Observatory, world health statistics from the World Health Organization

United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)