The amount of useful economic and statistic data out there is infinite. EPRN has compiled the most relevant and reliable sources for your research. Below you find the links classified but institution and region.
IMF Data The IMF publishes a range of time series data on IMF lending, exchange rates and other economic and ﬁnancial indicators. Manuals, guides, and other material on statistical practices at the IMF, in member countries, and of the statistical community at large are also available.
International Labour Organization (ILOSTAT) International labor statistics from 1979 to the present on annual and short term indicators, country estimates and projections of the total population, labour force, and participation rates by sex and age, YouthSTATS set of indicators on young people between the ages of 15 and 29 years in the developing world, and more.
Poverty & Equity Data (World Bank) is a comprehensive source for the latest data on poverty, inequality, and shared prosperity. The portal allows you to explore several poverty and inequality indicators for countries and regions as well as explore countries by various income levels – low income, lower middle income, and upper middle income, and access poverty and inequality data for fragile, IDA and other country groupings.
UN Statistics Database (UNESCO) primary source of education, literacy and science data. UIS provides country proﬁles, indicators and data series in UNESCO’s ﬁelds of competence, tools to build statistical tables, related documentation, and metadata.
World Development Indicators (World Bank) presents World Bank global development data on international economic, ﬁnancial, and socioeconomic indicators and includes national, regional and global estimates. It features time series data from 1960 for 207 countries in the areas of population, labor, education, economics, the environment, etc
WTO. Statistics Database (World Trade Organization) quantitative information in relation to economic and trade policy issues. Its data-bases and publications provide access to data on trade
African National Statistic Agencies and Institutes
Algeria. Office national des statistiques
Burkina Faso. Institut National de la Statistique et de la Démographie
Cameroon. Institut National de la Statistique
Cape Verde. Portal do Instituto Nacional de Estatística
Ivory Coast. Institut National de la Statistique
Egypt. Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics
Gabon. Direction Générale des Statistiques
Gambia. Gambia Bureau of Statistics
Guinea. Institut National de la Statistique
Guinea Bissau. INE
Guinea Equatorial. Dirección General de Estadística y Cuentas Nacionales
Kenya. National Bureau of Statistics
Lesotho. Bureau of Statistics
Malawi. National Statistical Office
Morocco. Haut-Commissariat au Plan
Maurice. Statistics Mauritius
Mozambique. Instituto Nacional de Estatística
Niger. Institut National de la Statistique
Rwanda. National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda
Senegal. Agence Nationale de la Statistique et de la Démographie
Seychelles. Statistics & Database Administration Section
South Africa. Statistics South Africa
Tanzania. National Bureau of Statistics (NBS)
Tunisia. Statistiques Tunisie
Uganda. Bureau of Statistics
Statistic Regional Agencies
Amadeus European ﬁnancial database containing information on approximately 20 million companies from 43 countries. Up to 10 years of detailed information and consolidated statements provided when available.
Eurostat Publications and statistics from the EU, with data in economics, population, agriculture, trade, transportation, the environment and much more.
The ADI is a compilation of data, assembled by the World Bank, representing over 1,400 indicators of development in Sub-Saharan Africa.
African Development Bank Group - Open Data for Africa The ADI is a compilation of data, assembled by the World Bank, representing over 1.400 indicators of development in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Afrobarometer is a pan-African research network that conducts public attitude surveys on democracy, governance, economic conditions, and related issues in more than 35 countries in Africa.
Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries: SESRIC
United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa