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This edition of the World Statistics Pocketbook is the fortieth in a series of annual compilations of key statistical indicators prepared by the United Nations Statistics Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs. Over 50 indicators have been collected from more than 20 international statistical sources and are presented in one-page profiles for over 200 countries or areas of the world. This issue covers various years from 2005 to 2016. For the economic indicators, in general, three years - 2005, 2010 and 2014 - are shown; for the indicators in social and environmental categories, data for one year are presented. The topics covered include: agriculture, balance of payments, education, energy, environment, development assistance, food, gender, health, industrial production, information and communication, innovation, international tourism, international trade, labour market, migration, national accounts, population and prices.