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World Statistics Pocketbook 2001 Edition

  • Author: UN, DESA
  • Publication date: April 2002
  • Page count: 256
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 02.XVII.3

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About the book

This handy statistical pocketbook provides an easy-to-use international compilation of basic economic, social and environmental indicators for 209 countries and areas worldwide. It covers 57 key indicators in the areas of population, health, surface area, refugees, national accounts, currency, international trade, communications, education, culture, labour force, industrial production, environment and United Nations membership based on over 20 international statistical sources. The layout provides an easy-to-view comprehensive statistical profile of each country or area; and the notes on sources and definitions on indicators provide a valuable guide for further research.