Non-Government Statistics Sources

CIA World Factbook
Quick, basic statistical information on each country.  The county comparison tool is very useful.

Gapminder
Impressive visual representation of statistics on a variety of topics.

NationMaster
Table, maps, graphs and pie charts on various statistical topics. Side-by-side country comparisons possible.

UNESCO Institute for Statistics
Cross-nationally comparable statistics on education, science and technology, culture, and communication for more than 200 countries.

Statista
A Fanshawe subscription allows you to access data from over 18,000 sources including census and survey data and industry reports.  Complex subjects visualized in quick and easy infographics.

The World Bank – Data
Browse by Country or Indicator to access stats on development, education, debt, poverty, and more.

World Health Organization – Data
Health-related statistics for more than 1000 indicators.  Topics include mortality rates from air pollution, child malnutrition, universal access to reproductive health, road safety, violence against women, influenza and many more.

 

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