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Government Information & Statistics: Other Countries

Government Information & Statistics -- OTHER COUNTRIES

Law & Legislation

  • GLIN (Global Legal Information Network)
    By the Law Library of Congress, this is a database of official texts of laws, regulations, judicial decisions and other legal sources in their original languages from government agencies and ILOs around the world. The texts and English summaries are searchable by keywords or using the Subject Term Index.

  • LII/Legal Information Institute: Law by Source: Global.
    A collection of international law. Links to legal sites and documents by country under "National Law Material".

  • Web Sites of National Parliaments
    by the Inter-Parliamentary Union.

  • World Legal Information Institute (WorldLII)
    Developed by Legal Information Institutes and other organizations, this site provides a common search engine and web access to over 1,000 databases of case law, legislation, treaties, law reform reports, law journals and other materials from 20 countries.

Statistics

  • International Statistical Agencies, by U.S. Census Bureau.
    Links to national statistical agencies by country.

  • National Statistical Offices, by WTO
    Links to national statistical agencies by country.

  • OFFSTATS: Official Statistics on the Web, by U. of Auckland Library.
    Links to official statistical sources by country, region, and topic.

  • OECD Data Portal
    Statistics are provided for OECD countries, by country ("statistical profiles") or by topic. This page also includes a link to the annual OECD Factbook with over 100 indicators per country. Experienced users may want to try the interactive visual presentation tool: Factbook eXplorer.
     
  • Official Statistical Organizations. By UNECE.
    Links to official statistical organizations in the UNECE Region. Includes national, UN, UN Regional commissions, IOs and NGOs.
     
  • UNdata
    The United Nations compiles statistics from its member countries on social, economic, demographic, industry, government and environmental issues. This site provides access to UN statistical databases by topic and by country. Country Profiles include statistics on population, economic and social indicators, environment and trade.
     
  • World Bank Open Data
    The World Bank collects data from its member countries covering topics such as agriculture, aid, eduction, environment, energy and mining, health, economic policy, poverty, labour, science and technology, social and urban development. The Data Catalog provides access to thousands of indicators from World Bank data sets. Data on this web site are a subset of the Word Bank's Data Bank time series data.

 

 

 

NGA GEOnet Names Server (GNS). The U.S. official repository of standard spellings of all foreign geographic names, sanctioned by the United States Board on Geographic Names (US BGN). All the geographic features in the database also contain information about location (latitude & longitude), administrative division, etc. and link to the feature on a map.

 

Finding Aids

Research Guides

  • GlobaLex, by the Hauser Global Law School Program at New York University.
    Under "Foreign Law Research" are links to research guides by country, created by law librarians around the world. There is also a section on comparative law research and international law research.

See Also: Research Guides under "International Organizations" below (some sites also provide information on individual countries).

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