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• African Development Indicators
High quality data gathered together by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa.
• Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean
ECLAC (or CEPAL in Spanish) is one of 5 regional commissions of the United Nations whose aims are to promote the economic and social development of Latin America and the Caribbean. The site's Data and Statistics section is a key, trusted source to look at - in particular, check out the Statistical Yearbook for Latin America and the Caribbean .
• International Development Statistics (IDS) online databases
The International Development Statistics (IDS) online databases from the OECD cover bilateral, multilateral aid (ODA) and private providers' aid and other resource flows to developing countries.
Results of Latin American public opinion surveys from 1995 onwards. Available in English and Spanish. Go to Online Data Analysis for summary reports by country.
• Statistical Yearbook for Asia and the Pacific
High quality data gathered together by the United Nations Economic Commission for Asia and the Pacific. The site includes analytical summaries on 32 key topics, such as child health, food security, access to water and sanitation, natural disasters.
• United Nations Statistics Division
fully searchable in EBSCO Discovery
Use this site to help gather a large range of statistics, including detailed data on progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).
• World Development Indicators
A key source for comparing statistics useful for modules on development issues. Scroll down looking on the right to find the wide list of topics covered.
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