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Global Organizations Data Sources
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations - Statistics
FAO has a decentralized statistical system and statistical activities cover the areas of agriculture, forestry and fisheries, land and water resources and use, climate, environment, population, gender, nutrition, poverty, rural development, education and health as well as many others.
The IMF publishes a range of time series data on IMF lending, exchange rates and other economic and financial indicators.
Monthly Bulletin of Statistics Online (United Nations)
Presents current economic and social statistics for more than 200 countries and territories of the world.
OECD iLibrary This link opens in a new window
OECD iLibrary is the online library of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) featuring its books, papers and statistics and is the gateway to OECD’s analysis and data. *Click on "Statistics" on the upper right side of the page.
UN Comtrade Database
Free access to detailed global trade data. UN Comtrade is a repository of official trade statistics and relevant analytical tables. It contains annual trade statistics starting from 1962 and monthly trade statistics since 2010.
UNdata is an internet-based data service which brings UN statistical databases within easy reach of users through a single entry point.
Contains all the latest available data and indicators, for education, literacy, science, technology and innovation, as well as culture. It also contains updated country and regional profiles, global rankings and other interactive tools.
UNIDO Statistics Data Portal
UNIDO maintains a variety of databases comprising statistics of overall industrial growth, detailed data on business structure and statistics on major indicators of industrial performance by country in the historical time series.
World Bank Open Data Catalog
World Bank Open Data Catalog is a listing of available World Bank datasets, including databases, pre-formatted tables, reports, and other resources.
World Intellectual Property Organization
Free online service, which provides access to WIPO’s extensive statistical data on IP activity worldwide. You can search using a wide range of indicators, as well as view or download both the latest and historical data according to your needs.
World Trade Organization - International Trade and Tariff Data
The WTO provides quantitative information in relation to economic and trade policy issues. Its data-bases and publications provide access to data on trade flows, tariffs, non-tariff measures (NTMs) and trade in value added.