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Afghanistan - Central Statistics Office (Central Statistics Office)
The Central Statistics Office website carries social and economic statistics for Afghanistan. Documents are in PDF and Excel; many of the PDF documents on the site are pages from the Afghanistan Statistical Yearbook. The site also features a query system for the National Risk and Vulnerability Assessment from 2005 and 2007/08.

Albanian Institute of Statistics (Albanian Institute of Statistics)
The Albanian Institute of Statistics is the official statistics site of Albania. The site splits up Social Indicators and Economic Indicators, and offers data for varying lengths of time series in HTML tables. In English and Albanian.

Algeria National Office of Statistics (Algeria National Office of Statistics)
The Algeria National Office of Statistics is charged with collecting, processing and diffusing socio-economic statistical information for the nation of Algeria. The site offers French and Arabic mainly, however, publications are available in English, French, and Arabic.

Andorra Departament d'Estudis i d'Estadistica (Andorra Departament d'Estudis i d'Estadistica)
The Andorra Department of Statistics carries socio-economic statistics for Andorra. In Catalan, English, French, and Spanish.

Anguilla Statistics Department (Anguilla Statistics Department)
Anguilla, a British dependency in the Caribbean, carries social and economic statistics on its Statistics Department website. Most documents are in PDF and HTML, with economic sections such as consumer price index and balance of trade being more up to date than most of the social indicators.

Antigua and Barbuda - Reports and Statistics (Antigua and Barbuda - Reports and Statistics)
The Reports and Statistics page for the government of Antigua and Barbuda includes a small selection of reports, mostly focusing on tourism.

Argentina National Institute of Statistics and Censuses (INDEC) (Argentina National Institute of Statistics and Censuses)
Argentina National Institute of Statistics and Censuses (INDEC, Spanish acronym) "is the technical government agency responsible for the coordination and supervision of all public statistical activities taking place in the Argentine territory." INDEC's statistics include Population, Living Conditions, Employment and Income, Education, Health, Tourism and Culture, Price Indexes, Agricultural Sector, Mining and Energy, Industry and Construction, Trade and Services, Businesses, National Accounts, International Accounts, Foreign Trade, and New Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs).

Armenia Ministry of Statistics (Armenia Ministry of Statistics)
Armenia Ministry of Statistics site has publications and research on statistics for the country. In English, Armenian, and Russian.

Aruba Central Bureau of Statistics (Aruba Central Bureau of Statistics)
The Aruba Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) provides socio-economic statistics in Excel format.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (Australian Bureau of Statistics)
The Australian Bureau of Statistics is Australia's official statistical organisation. Its mission is to assist and encourage informed decision-making, research and discussion within governments and the community, by providing a high quality, objective and responsive national statistical service.

Austria - Statistik Austria (Statistik Austria)
Statistik Austria provides socio-economic statistics for Austria, primarily in PDF and Excel. In German and English.

Azerbaijan State Statistical Committee (Azerbaijan State Statistical Committee)
Statistics about Azerbaijan in HTML table format can be found on this site. The topics include vital statistics, population, employment, foreign trades, exchange rates, GDP, prices, agriculture, industry and others. In English, Azeri, and Russian.

Badan Pusat Statistik (BPS): Statistics Indonesia (Badan Pusat Statistik)
This government site contains various socio-economic statistics for Indonesia. Contents are in English and Indonesian.

Bahamas - Department of Statistics (Bahamas - Department of Statistics)
The Department of Statistics site for the Bahamas includes social and economic statistics in PDF and HTML tables.

Bahrain - Central Informatics Organisation: Statistics (Kingdom of Bahrain Central Informatics Organisation)
The statistics section of the website for Bahrain's Central Informatics Organisation provides socio-economic statistics for Bahrain, generally in context of PDF publications. In English & Arabic.

Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics)
The Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics is the official government site for the People's Republic of Bangladesh. In English (link located in upper right corner of webpage) and Bangla.

Barbados Statistical Service (Barbados Statistical Service)
The Barbados Statistical Service website provides provides selected socio-economic statistics for Barbados in the form of PDF publications. Bulletins go back as far as 2002 and include index of industrial production, index of retail prices, labor force survey, tourist arrivals.

Belgium National Institute of Statistics (Belgium National Institute of Statistics)
The National Institute of Statistics is a division in the Ministry of Economic Affairs in Belgium. The site carries socio-economic statistics in French, English, Dutch and German.

Belize - Statistical Institute of Belize (Statistical Institute of Belize)
The Statistical Institute of Belize (SIB) replaced the former Belize Central Statistical Office in April of 2007. SIB is an autonomous body and the country's national statistical agency. It is the official source of information on Belize’s population, economy, and social conditions.

Benin - National Institute of Statistics and Economic Analysis (L'Institut National de la Statistique et de l'Analyse Economique du Benin)
Economic and social statistics for the Republic of Benin, primarily in PDF or HTML, with one downloadable MS-Access database labeled "Base des series temporelles" In French only.

Bermuda - Reports and Statistics (Bermuda - Department of Statistics)
Government of Bermuda's Reports and Statistics page carries social and economic statistics, including up-to-date monthly reports for consumer price index. Additional topics include the census and other national surveys.

Bhutan - National Statistics Bureau (National Statistics Bureau)
This is the official website and data portal of the National Statistics Bureau (NSB), the main statistical agency and custodian of official statistics in Bhutan. The site provides a variety of socio-economic data for the purpose of supporting research, decision-making, and public policy development.

Bolivia National Institute of Statistics (INE) (Bolivia National Institute of Statistics)
"El Instituto Nacional de Estadistica como Organo Ejecutivo del Sistema Nacional de Informacion Estadistica de Bolivia, tiene las funciones de: relevar, clasificar, codificar, compilar y difundir, con caracter oficial, la informacion estadistica del pais." (Site is in Spanish only.)

Bosnia and Herzegovina -- Agency for Statistics (Bosnia and Herzegovina -- Agency for Statistics)
Socio-economic statistics for Bosnia and Herzegovina. In English, Bosnian, Croatian, and Serbian.

Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) (Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics)
The Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics-IBGE is the Country's main provider of data and information to answer the requirements from the various segments of civil society, as well as from federal, state and local government agencies. Current socio-economic statistics are available from this site, with text in Portuguese, English and Spanish.

Bulgaria National Statistical Institute (Bulgaria National Statistical Institute)
Bulgaria National Statistical Institute provides key socio-economic statistics from this site.

Burkina Faso - National Institute of Statistics and Demography (INSD) (Burkina Faso - National Institute of Statistics and Demography (INSD))
Burkina Faso's National Institute of Statistics and Demography (Institut National de la Statistique et de la Demographie, INSD) presents their website in French only. The site contains publications (generally in PDF) such as a statistical yearbook and reports on various surveys including the population census; and various social and economic statistics.

Burma (Myanmar) - Central Statistical Organization (Myanmar Central Statistical Organization)

The Central Statistical Organization provides official statistics for Myanmar. The site includes an HTML publication called "Selected Monthly Economic Indicators."

(Note: Since 1989 the military authorities in Burma have promoted the name Myanmar as a conventional name for their state. This decision is not accepted by the U.S.; however, the name Myanmar is now widely accepted by numerous countries and by the United Nations.)

Burundi - Institut de Statistiques et d'Etudes Economiques (Institut de Statistiques et d'Etudes Economiques du Burundi)
Socio-economic statistics for Burundi in French only.

Cambodia National Institute of Statistics (Cambodia National Institute of Statistics)
The Cambodia National Institute of Statistics web site includes tables (generally in HTML) for National Accounts and Consumer Price Index, the 1998 Census, the Cambodia Inter-Censal Population Survey 2004 (CIPS), the Cambodia Child Domestic Worker Survey 2003, and other surveys.

Cameroon National Institute of Statistics ( Institut National de la Statistique du Cameroun)
Socio-economic statistics for the Republic of Cameroon. In French & English.

Cape Verde - National Statistical Institute (Cape Verde - National Statistical Institute)
The National Statistical Institute of Cape Verde (Instituto Nacional de Estatistica Cabo Verde) presents their web site in Portuguese only. The site has statistics by other Cape Verde agencies such as agriculture, health, education, labor, and justice.

Cayman Islands - Economics and Statistics Office (Cayman Islands - Economics and Statistics Office)
The Economics and Statistics Office of the Cayman Islands presents social and economic statistics, primarily in PDF documents.

Census of India (Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India)
The Census of India web site carries data and information relating to the decennial censuses of India.

Central African Republic - Division of Statistics and Economic and Social Studies (Central African Republic - Division of Statistics and Economic and Social Studies)
The Central African Republic's statistical agency site (Direction Generale de la Statistique, des Etudes Economiques et Sociales) carries social and economic statistics, in French only. Requires a Java Runtime plugin.

Chad - National Institute of Statistics and Economic and Demographic Studies (Chad - National Institute of Statistics and Economic and Demographic Studies)
The statistical agency site for Chad (Institut National de la Statistique, des Etudes Economiques et Demographiques (INSEED)) carries social and economic statistics, primarily in HTML tables. In French only.

Chile National Institute of Statistics (INE) (Chile National Institute of Statistics)
The Chile National Institute of Statistics provides socio-economic statistics back to the 1990s on this site. Though the site now has some English-language front pages, PDF reports and menu-based table-makers are in Spanish only.

China National Bureau of Statistics (China National Bureau of Statistics)
China National Bureau of Statistics provides major economic and social indicators from this site. In English and Chinese.

Citizenship & Immigration Canada -- Statistics (Citizenship & Immigration Canada)
This site offers official government information regarding immigration in Canada, in the form of fact sheets and reports. The site's three sections are "Facts and Figures," "Quarterly Administrative Data Release," and "Citizenship and Immigration statistics archives (1966 to 1996)."

Colombia National Administrative Department of Statistics (DANE) (Colombia National Administrative Department of Statistics)
"Permite al usuario acceder en forma gratuita a cuadros que resumen toda la informacion producida por el DANE, estos cuadros son actualizados periodicamente segun el calendario de difusion estadistica. Los archivos se encuentran en formato excel, comprimidos para descargar, tablas .html." This site is in Spanish.

Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Central Statistics Division (Department of Commerce, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands)
Socio-economic statistics for the Northern Mariana Islands, a commonwealth of the United States. Includes a statistical yearbook and various survey reports, primarily in PDF.

Congo National Center of Statistics and Economic Studies (Republique du Congo Centre National de la Statistique et des Etudes Economiques)
The statistical agency for Congo (Brazzaville). In French only.

Contraloria National de la Republica de Panama (Contraloria National de la Republica de Panama)
This site offers 2000 Census data for Panama, plus economic and sociodemograpic statistics. Some information is in HTML tables, some in Excel, and some in PDF. Spanish only.

Cook Islands Statistics Office (Cook Islands Statistics Office)
Socio-economic statistics for the Cook Islands, some in Excel format.

Costa Rica National Institute of Statistics and Censuses (Costa Rica Instituto Nacional de Estadistica y Censos)
The official statistical agency for Costa Rica, with socio-economic statistics. In Spanish only. Includes thematic maps, methodologies, statistical yearbooks, recent news, and various publications.

Croatia Central Bureau of Statistics (Croatia Central Bureau of Statistics)
The Croatian Bureau of Statistics carries out statistical surveys in the Republic of Croatia. The web site, available both in English and Croation, carries tables of various statistics. Tables from the 2001 Census are available in HTML only; the 2003 Agricultural Census is also available in Excel and as a PC-Axis database.

Cuba National Directorate of Statistics (Cuba National Directorate of Statistics)
La Oficina Nacional de Estadisticas (ONE) de Cuba web site provides HTML tables of basic sociodemographic and economic indicators, generally the most current 1-3 years. In Spanish only.

Cyprus Statistical Service (Cyprus Statistical Service)
The Republic of Cyprus Statistical Service (CYSTAT) is the authority responsible for the compilation and the publication of most of the official statistical data in Cyprus. Key socio-economic statistics are available from this site, in HTML tables and/or Excel files.

Czech Republic - Czech Statistical Office (Czech Statistical Office)
The Czech Statistical Office provides socio-economic and environmental statistics from this site, primarily in Excel and PDF. Available in Czech and English.

Djibouti - Ministry of the Economy, Finances, and Privatization Planning (Djibouti - Ministry of the Economy, Finances, and Privatization Planning)
Socio-economic statistics for the Republic of Djibouti, in HTML tables. In French only.

Dominican Republic National Statistics Office (Dominican Republic National Statistics Office)
This is a national statistics site for the Oficina Nacional de Estadista (ONE), the National Statistics Office of the Dominican Republic. In Spanish only.

Ecuador National Institute of Statistics and Census (INEC) (Ecuador National Institute of Statistics and Census)
This is a national statistics site for Ecuador. Data is in HTML table format. In Spanish only.

El Salvador Ministry of the Economy (El Salvador Ministry of the Economy)
This is a national economy and statistics site for El Salvador. In Spanish only.

Equatorial Guinea General Directorate of Statistics and National Accounts (Republica de Guineau Ecuatorial Dirección General de Estadística y Cuentas Nacionales de)
The official statistical office of Equatorial Guinea. Some statistics (not all current) are available as HTML tables under the menu item "Datos Estadísticos." In Spanish only.

Ethiopia Central Statistical Agency (Ethiopia Central Statistical Agency)
Site includes socio-economic statistics for Ethiopia, including CountrySTAT and the Integrated Management Information System (a collection of statistical databases) which will generate customized statistical information and allows for export in MSExcel and PDF formats. Also includes census report & tables, along with labour surveys.

European Community EUROSTAT (European Community EUROSTAT)
Eurostat is the statistical office of the European Union situated in Luxembourg. Its task is to provide the European Union with statistics at European level that enable comparisons between countries and regions. "Your key to European statistics" is in English, German, or French. The statistical data on the Eurostat site is available free of charge and contains many indicators (short-term, structural, theme-specific and others) on the EU-27 and the euro-zone, the Member States and their partners.

Fiji Islands Statistics Bureau (Fiji Islands Statistics Bureau)
This is a web site for Fiji's official national statistical agency. It has various socio-economic indictors in HTML tables (some only go to 1996 or 1997) and links to other government agencies in Fiji.

France National Institute for Demographic Studies (INED) (National Institute for Demographic Studies)
This site has rich demographic information for France. Population in figures includes various demographic data series. It has both English version and French version.

France National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) (National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE))
National Institute for Statistics and Economic Studies collects and produces information on the French economy and society. This site has links to other official websites with statistical content, for example: agriculture, education, environment, infrastructure, industry, healthcare, transportation, and labor. In English and French.

Gambia Bureau of Statistics (GBoS) (Gambia Bureau of Statistics)
The Gambia Bureau of Statistics (GBoS) site includes a collection of socioeconomic statistics in HTML and PDF format, mostly dating from the 2013 Census and prior. The site also includes links to partnering agencies, other statistical bureaus in neighboring countries, and related databases.

Georgia (former Soviet republic): Geostat -- National Statistics Office of Georgia (National Statistics Office of Georgia)
Socio-economic statistics for the former Soviet republic of Georgia. In English and Georgian.

Germany Federal Statistical Office (Germany Federal Statistical Office)
This site offers current and historical statistics (primarily HTML tables) in areas including: population, employment, elections, education and culture, health, justice, and many more topics, for the Federal Republic of Germany. In English and German.

Ghana Statistical Service ()
The Ghana Statistical Service website hosts the Ghana National Data archive and links to several databases of Ghana indicators: CountryStat Ghana, the GhanaInfo database, and Statbase. The site also carries statistical publications, news releases, and selected tables.

Gibraltar Statistics Office (Government of Gibraltar)
The Statistics Office website for Gibraltar offers socioeconomic statistics in the form of PDF documents including the following annual reports: Abstract of Statistics, Air Traffic Survey, Employment Survey, Hotel Occupancy Survey, Tourist Survey, Census Reports and more.

Governments on the World Wide Web - Statistics (Gunnar Anzinger)
This list of links to statistical agencies worldwide includes the names of the countries in their own language, and official state/province statistical sites for regions of Germany, Spain, and Switzerland.

Greece -- Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) (Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT))
The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) (formerly known as the National Statistical Service of Greece) is an independent authority reporting to the Greek Parliament. It collects, analyzes, tabulates and disseminates all national and regional statistical data concerning Greece.

Guatemala National Institute of Statistics (INE) (Guatemala National Institute of Statistics)
This is a national statistics site for Guatemala. Its contents are in Spanish.

Guinea National Statistics Directorate (Direction Nationale de la Statistique de la Guinee)
The Guinea National Statistics Directorate website carries socio-economic statistics for Guinea, primarily in HTML tables, and hosts the national microdata archive. In French only.

Guinea-Bissau National Institute of Statistics and Censuses (Instituto Nacional de Estatistica Guine-Bissau)
Socio-economic statistics for Guinea-Bissau, primarily in Excel. In Portuguese only.

Guyana Bureau of Statistics (Guyana Bureau of Statistics)
The Guyana Bureau of Statistics site carries socio-economic statistics for Guyana, generally in PDF or HTML tables.

Haiti - Haitian Institute of Statistics and Data Processing (Institut Haitien de Statistique et d'Informatique (IHSI))
The web site of the IHSI provides a small collection of documents and web pages with socio-economic statistics for Haiti. In French only.

Honduras - National Institute of Statistics (Instituto Nacional de Estadistica (INE))
The National Institute of Statistics for Honduras web site carries socio-economic statistics for Honduras, including reports from Census 2001 and a ChildInfo Honduras online database. In Spanish only.

Hong Kong Census and Statistics Department (Hong Kong Census and Statistics Department)
This site offers current socio-economic statistics for Hong Kong. In English & Chinese.

Hungarian Central Statistical Office (Hungary) (Hungarian Central Statistical Office (Hungary))
The Central Statistical Office for Hungary makes available socio-economic data from this site. In English and Hungarian.

India - Ministry of Statistics and Program Implementation (Ministry of Statistics and Program Implementation)
This site has various publications from Department of Statistics in India. The link for Central Statistical Organisation leads to some economic and financial data in HTML tables. In English and Hindi.

International Telecommunications Union (ITU) (International Telecommunications Union)
International Telecommunications Union (ITU) is the United Nations specialized agency for information and communication technologies. ITU disseminates more than 180 indicators on telecommunication infrastructure, ICT services prices, revenue and investment, and access to and use of ICTs by households and individuals for more than 200 economies from 1965 to 2015.

Internet Center for Corruption Research (Transparency International and Goettingen University)
This center provides the Corruption Perception Index, which ranks countries by the extent of perceived corruption in public administration. Every country is provided with an individual score, allowing for cross-country comparisons. Annual reports begin in 1995; data is in HTML tables only from 1995-1999, and from 2000 on is also available in Excel spreadsheets.

Iraq - Central Organization for Statistics and Information Technology (COSIT) (Central Organization for Statistics and Information Technology (COSIT))
COSIT is the central statistical agency in Iraq, responsible for socio-economic statistics. The website carries an annual abstract of statistics and a small selection of reports and tables under the heading "index numbers." In Arabic only. Current website is undergoing redevelopment.

Ireland Central Statistics Office (Ireland Central Statistics Office)
The Central Statistics Office (CSO) collects, compiles, analyses and disseminates statistical information relating to the economic and social life of Ireland. Various socio-economic statistics for Ireland are available from this site, including Census results. In English and Irish.

Israel Central Bureau of Statistics (Israel Central Bureau of Statistics)
Statistical information on the population, economy and society of Israel. Time series in the "Selected Data" section of the site are available in .csv, while tables from the Statistical Abstract of Israel can be downloaded as Excel (.xls) files. In English and Hebrew.

Italy National Institute of Statistics (Italy National Institute of Statistics)
This site has various socio-economic statistics for Italy, including Census 2001. Contents are in Italian and English.

JamStats (Planning Institute of Jamaica)
JamStats is a database project with the tagline and goal of "Tracking Jamaica's Progress," specifically toward the United Nations Millennium Development Goals. The database, which uses DevInfo software, can either be accessed online or downloaded from the JamStats site (over 10Mb in a zipped archive; the database and DevInfo software must be downloaded separately). As of July 2009, the online application allows users to select from three databases: EduStats 2008, JamStats 2008-9, and Multiple Indicators Cluster Survey (MICS) 2005 for Jamaica. Indicator groupings, aka Sectors, in the JamStats database include demography, economy, education, environment, gender equity, health, information & communication, and national security. Data appears most complete for the past decade, but occasional indicators have values as far back as 1960.

Japanese Statistics Bureau (Japanese Statistics Bureau)
This site contains various socio-economic statistics and summary survey results for Japan, often as Excel files. In English and Japanese.

Jersey - Statistics Unit (Statistics Unit - States of Jersey)
The Statistics Unit is the central statistical office for the States of Jersey (southernmost of the Channel Islands south of Britain).

Jordan Department of Statistics (Jordan Department of Statistics)
This site offers ordering information for statistical products describing Jordan. The publication Jordan in Figures is available online, with pages captured as gif images. In English and Arabic.

Kenya Open Data (Kenya ICT Board and World Bank)
The Kenya Open Data initiative went online in July 2011, the first national open data portal in sub-Saharan Africa. Operated by the Kenyan government in partnership with the World Bank, the site carries data at both the national and sub-national level. opendata.go.ke makes core government developmental, demographic, statistical and expenditure data available in a useful digital format for researchers, policymakers, ICT developers and the general public. As of May 2015, there were close to 500 datasets that had been uploaded to the site. Data can be freely downloaded, as well as displayed online in customizable maps, charts and tables.

Korea - Statistics Korea (Statistics Korea)
This site offers socio-economic statistics for Korea (both North and South). In addition to news and reports that include tables, users can query the KOSIS statistical database to analyze and download time series data. In English and Korean.

Kuwait - Central Statistical Bureau (State of Kuwait Central Statistical Bureau)
Socio-economic and agricultural statistics for the State of Kuwait are published by its Central Statistical Bureau. Statistical reports are downloadable in pdf format. Most reports are in Arabic but some are in English and Arabic.

Kyrgyzstan National Statistical Committee (Kyrgyzstan National Statistical Committee)
This site offers socio-economic statistics for Kyrgyzstan, in Excel format and HTML tables. In Russian (the link that formerly lead to an English part of the site went dead in September 2008).

Latvia Central Statistical Bureau (Latvia Central Statistical Bureau)
Socio-economic statistics, generally in HTML tables. In English and Latvian.

Lebanon Central Administration for Statistics (Lebanon Central Administration for Statistics)
This is the English site for Lebanon Central Administration for Statistics. Statistics are organized by topics. Reports are available in pdf and xls formats. Reports are in English and Arabic.

Lithuania Department of Statistics (Lithuania Department of Statistics)
This is the official statistics site for Lithuania -- quite current statistics in HTML tables. In English and Lithuanian.

Luxembourg: National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (STATEC) (Luxembourg National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (STATEC))
This is the official statistical portal for Luxembourg. Socioeconomic statistics are available in tables which may be saved as Excel files (.xls). In English and French.

Macau Census and Statistics Department (Macau Census and Statistics Department)
This site offers socio-economic statistics for Macau, as HTML tables or Excel files. In English, Chinese, and Portuguese.

Macedonia State Statistical Office (Macedonia State Statistical Office)
Socio-economic statistics for the Republic of Macedonia, in HTML tables and PDF. Census tables go back further historically than many sites. In English and Macedonian.

Madagascar National Institute of Statistics (Madagascar National Institute of Statistics)
Carries some socio-economic statistics for Madagascar, in HTML and PDF. In French only.

Malawi National Statistics Office (Malawi National Statistics Office)
This site offers current socio-economic statistics for Malawi, as HTML tables. In English.

Malaysia Department of Statistics (Malaysia Department of Statistics)
This site offers socio-economic statistics for Malaysia in English and Malay.

Maldives Ministry of Planning and National Development (Maldives Ministry of Planning and National Development)
Socio-economic statistics for the Republic of Maldives, primarily in HTML tables. The site carries statistical yearbooks back to 2004 and census tables from the 2000 and 2006 censuses (all listed under "table of publications").

Malta National Statistics (National Statistical Office)
The National Statistical Office (NSO) was established in 1981 by the Statistical Service Act (Chapter 386) and became the central agency in Papua New Guinea for providing statistical information to meet the needs of the Government for the formulation of policy and planning. Under Section 106 of the 1995 Reformed Organic Law on Provincial and Local Level Government, the NSO was also given the mandate to assist in creating statistical databases at the Provincial and Local Government levels for policy formulation and planning at these levels.

Marshall Islands Economic Policy, Planning and Statistics Office (EPPSO) (Marshall Islands Economic Policy, Planning and Statistics Office (EPPSO), Republic of the Marshal Islands)
This site offers recent socio-economic statistics for Marshall Islands in HTML tables. It is part of the PRISM project by Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC/CPS). It contains links to national statistics offices for many other Pacific island nations: American Samoa, Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of Fiji,French Polynesia, Guam,Kiribati, Northern Marianas, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Nauru, New Caledonia, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Pitcairn Islands, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, and Wallis & Futuna

Mauritania National Statistics Office (Mauritania National Statistics Office)
Socioeconomic statistics for the Republic of Mauritania, mostly in HTML tables. In French only.

Mexico National Institute of Statistics, Geography, and Informatics (Mexico National Institute of Statistics, Geography, and Informatics)
This site offers socio-economic statistics for Mexico. Its contents are primarily in Spanish, with some sections in English as well. Requires Flash.

Moldova National Bureau of Statistics (Moldova National Bureau of Statistics)
Socio-economic statistics for the Republic of Moldova, including a databank with menu-selection. In English, Romanian, and Russian.

Mongolia National Statistical Office (Mongolia National Statistical Office)
Provides socio-demographic information on Mongolia in English & Mongolian.

Morocco Statistics Directorate (within the Haut Commissariat au Plan) (Morocco Statistics Directorate)
This site offers socio-economic statistics for Morocco, in French only.

Mozambique National Institute of Statistics (Mozambique National Institute of Statistics)
This site offers socio-economic statistics for Mozambique. Its contents are in Portuguese, with some English translation.

Namibia Statistics Agency (Namibia Central Bureau of Statistics)
This Namibia Central Bureau of Statistics site contains economics, social demographic, and GIS data. There are survey studies in its Data Portal link.

National Government Statistical Web Sites Web Archive (Indiana University and Internet Archive)
Indiana University has partnered with the Internet Archive (home of the Wayback Machine) to create an archived collection of previous web site versions from statistical agencies. The National Government Statistical Web Sites collection covers approximately 150 such sites from Sub-Saharan Africa, Central Eurasia, East Asia, Latin America, the Middle East, Oceania, Russia and Eastern Europe, South Asia, and Southeast Asia. The collection brings the addresses together in a handy list, with archived versions of the pages generally from 2006 onwards. However, each page also includes a link to the larger Wayback Machine service, that searches the larger directory and displays previously archived versions of the pages as well.

National Records of Scotland (NRS) (General Register Office for Scotland)
National Records of Scotland (NRS) is a non-ministerial department of the Scottish Government. It is designed to collect, preserve and produce information about Scotland's people and history. vital statistics and census for Scotland can be accessed from this site. NRS was established on 1 April 2011, following the merger of the General Register Office for Scotland (GROS) and the National Archives of Scotland (NAS).

National Statistical Agency of Kazakhstan (National Statistical Agency of Kazakhstan)
This site offers socio-economic statistics for Kazakhstan. Some of them are time series data. The entry page links to news releases in Russian, Kazakh, and English; the news pages then link to further information and data. The Russian and Kazakh pages are more complete than the English ones.

National Statistical Committee of the Republic of Belarus (Belarus Ministry of Statistics and Analysis)
National Statistical Committee of the Republic of Belarus collects, processes, collates and analyzes statistical information on economic and social developments in the country. Current main socio-economic indicators are available from this site.

Netherlands Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) (Netherlands Central Bureau of Statistics)
This site offers socio-economic statistics for Netherlands, featuring a web data tool called StatLine, the electronic databank of Statistics Netherlands. It contains statistical information on many social and economic subjects in the form of tables and graphs. All the information in StatLine may be consulted, printed and downloaded free of charge. In English and Dutch.

Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) (Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency)
This site offers socio-economic statistics for Northern Ireland. A "key statistics" section offers a few HTML tables of basic figures. Further data is available from the component departments that make up NISRA; follow the links from the NISRA site.

OFFSTATS: Official Statistics on the Web (University of Auckland Library)
OFFSTATS provides links and brief annotations for web sites offering free and easily accessible social, economic and general data from authoritative sources, especially those that provide both current data and time series. Links are organized by country or by topic. The country lists primarily include web pages provided by statistical offices, central banks and government departments and agencies, while the topics list is comprised of links to the statistics pages of international organizations and associations and a few commercial sites.

Oman Ministry of National Economy (Oman Ministry of National Economy)
Socioeconomic statistics for Oman. Its contents are in Arabic.

PACIFIC Exchange Rate Service (Policy Analysis Computing & Information Facility in Commerce (PACIFIC), Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia and Werner Antweiler)
Courtesy of the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia comes this service for academic research and teaching, focusing on exchange rate data and analysis. The page includes daily spot rates for 50 countries from the Bank of Canada; additional rates from multiple sources for over 200 countries; daily analysis for the Canadian dollar, US dollar, and Euro; a historic exchange-rate database; and fact sheets.

Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (Pakistan Bureau of Statistics)
This site offers socio-economic statistics for Pakistan, generally in PDF.

Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (Pakistan Statistics Division)
Pakistan Bureau of Statistics collects and compiles statistical data relating to various socio-economic sectors through primary, secondary sources and administrative records of the government.

Paraguay General Directorate of Statistics, Surveys and Censuses (Paraguay General Directorate of Statistics, Surveys and Censuses)
This site offers socio-economic statistics for Paraguay. Spanish-language only.

PCBS State of Palestine Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (Palestinian National Authority Central Bureau of Statistics)
This site offers socio-economic statistics, as well as other resources and publications, for the Palestinian National Authority. In English or Arabic.

Peru National Institute of Statistics and Informatics (INEI) (Peru National Institute of Statistics and Informatics)
This site offers socio-economic statistics for Peru. Its contents are in English and Spanish.

Poland Central Statistical Office (Poland Central Statistical Office)
This site offers socio-economic statistics for Poland in English and Polish.

Portugal Regional Statistics Service of the Azores (Regional Statistics Service of the Azores)
This site offers socio-economic statistics for the region of Azores in Portugal in English.

Portugal: Statistics Portugal (Statistics Portugal)
This site offers socio-economic statistics for Portugal in English and Portuguese. Data can be downloaded as Excel and CSV format.

Romania National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (Romania National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies)
This site offers socio-economic statistics for Romania in English and Romanian.

Saint Lucia Central Statistics Office (Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs)
This site offers socio-economic statistics for Saint Lucia, in Excel and PDF format, as well as HTML tables.

Saudi Arabia General Authority for Statistics (Saudi Arabia General Authority for Statistics)
Socio-economic statistics (such as, the general population, housing and establishments’ census, along with periodic indicators in the economic, social, health, educational, agricultural areas as well as workforce indicators and indices) for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in PDF and Excel format, in English and Arabic.

SEDLAC - Socioeconomic Database for Latin American Countries (Center for Distributional, Labor and Social Studies (CEDLAS) of the University of La Plata, Argentina and Latin America and the Caribbean Poverty and Gender Group, World Bank)
The SEDLAC database brings together data from household surveys in Latin America and the Caribbean, focusing on poverty and other social variables. The database incorporates over 200 surveys from 25 countries, presenting annual figures at the national and subnational level in Excel spreadsheets, text briefs, and maps. Users can browse the site by thematic category, or create their own tables using pull-down menus. A "Statistics by Gender" area of the site, updated in December 2009, breaks out the data by gender and also presents gender inequality variables.

Serbia Republic Statistical Office (Serbia Republic Statistical Office)
Socio-economic statistics for Serbia, in HTML tables plus some PDFs. In English and Serbian.

Seychelles Ministry of Information Technology and Communication: Statistics and Database Administration Section (Seychelles Ministry of Information Technology and Communication: Statistics and Database Administration Section)
This is the agency responsible for providing economic and social statistics for the Seychelles. The site describes the various surveys carried out by the section, and includes a few statistics in HTML tables (see Census 1997 and Seychelles in Figures).

Singapore Department of Statistics (Singapore Department of Statistics)
This site offers socio-economic statistics for Singapore.

Spain National Institute of Statistics (Spain National Institute of Statistics)
This site offers socio-economic statistics for Spain, including the extensive INEbase statistical database. The site has an English version, but work is still underway to harmonize the English and Spanish version, and for now the Spanish version is the more definitive.

Sri Lanka Department of Census and Statistics (Sri Lanka Department of Census and Statistics)
This site offers socio-economic statistics for Sri Lanka. Publications are in English, Sinhala & Tamil.

State Committee of the Russian Federation on Statistics (State Committee of the Russian Federation on Statistics)
This site offers socio-economic statistics for Russia.

Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN) (Statistical Institute of Jamaica)
The Statistical Institute of Jamaica carries socio-economic statistics for the country of Jamaica.

Statistical Office of Estonia (Statistical Office of Estonia)
Provides rich information on economic and social indicators in Estonia. Users can request special data series using their PC-AXIS web application. In English and Estonian.

Statistics Botswana (Statistics Botswana)
Statistics Botswana collects and disseminates all official statistics in Botswana. This organization has replaced The Central Statistics Office (CSO) of the government of Botswana. Data is available primarily in HTML table and PDF format, in categories such as agriculture, demography, environment, health, national accounts, education, industry, and more.

Statistics Canada (Statistics Canada)
Statistics Canada is the official source for Canadian social and economic statistics and products. A centerpiece of the site is the CANSIM (Canadian Socio-economic Information Management System) database, a fee-based product with socioeconomic data for Canada; however, much free information is available as well. In English and French.

Statistics Denmark (Statistics Denmark)
Statistics Denmark is the central statistical office in Denmark. The centerpiece of their website is a database called StatBank Denmark, with free registration required to be able to use all the features. In English and Danish.

Statistics Faroe Islands (Statistics Faroe Islands)
Statistics Faroe Islands provides key socio-economic indicators in Faroese and English. Statbank is the database allows users to access data about the Faroese community. Data can be downloaded in several file formats and presented as diagrams or maps.

Statistics Finland (Statistics Finland)
This is the official site for statistics in Finland. Custom tables can be generated through the StatFin interface section of the site, while a feature called Finland in Figures has key statistical data about Finland on 25 different statistical topics. International comparison data are also included. In English and Finnish.

Statistics Greenland (Statistics Greenland)
The Statistics Greenland site features Statbank, an interactive database that allows users to generate custom tables. In English, Danish, and Norwegian.

Statistics Iceland (Statistics Iceland)
Statistics Iceland is the national statistical institute of Iceland. Various socio-economic statistics can be found at this site. In English and Icelandic (the Icelandic version is at http://www.hagstofa.is/.

Statistics Mauritius (Mauritius the Ministry of Finance & Economic Development)
This site offers socio-economic statistics for Mauritius.

Statistics New Zealand (Statistics New Zealand)
This site offers socio-economic statistics for New Zealand, including the 2006 population census. The site now offers a "table-builder" utility and access information regarding microdata.

Statistics Norway (Statistics Norway)
This site offers official statistics about Norwegian society in English.

Statistics South Africa (Statistics South Africa)
This site offers socio-economic statistics for South Africa, including census. Access to a database of economic time-series data is available via free registration.

Statistics Sweden (Statistics Sweden)
This site offers a wide variety of socio-economic statistics, along with related products and services, for Sweden in English and Swedish.

Swiss Federal Statistical Office (Swiss Federal Statistical Office)
This site offers socio-economic statistics for Switzerland. In English, French, German and Italian -- however, the French and German sections offer the fullest content. Some areas of the site, such as the STATWEB database, are subscription-based.

Taiwan Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (Taiwan Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics)
This site offers socio-economic statistics for Taiwan (Republic of China).

Tanzania National Bureau of Statistics (Tanzania National Bureau of Statistics)
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) is the National Statistical Office of Tanzania. It conducts censuses and surveys to compile economic, social and demographic statistics.

Thailand National Statistical Office (Thailand National Statistical Office)
This site offers socio-economic statistics for Thailand. In English & Thai.

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) (The Philippine Statistics Authority)
The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) are in charge of national censuses, surveys, sectoral statistics, consolidation of selected administrative recording systems and compilation of national accounts.

Tunisia National Institute of Statistics (Tunisia National Institute of Statistics)
This site offers socio-economic statistics for Tunisia. Its contents are in French.

Turkey: Turkish Statistical Institute (Turkish Statistical Institute)
This site offers socio-economic statistics for Turkey. In English and Turkish.

Tuvalu - Central Statistics Division (Central Statistics Division - Government of Tuvalu)
Socio-economic statistics for the Tuvalu Islands, including Census of Population and Housing.

Uganda Bureau of Statistics (Uganda Bureau of Statistics)
Socio-economic statistics for Uganda, including the 2002 Census. Visit the Databank for time series in either Excel or PC-Axis format.

Ukraine State Committee of Statistics (Ukraine State Committee of Statistics)
Socio-economic statistics for the Ukraine in Ukrainian and Russian (an English version is under construction)

UN Classifications Registry (United Nations Statistics Division)
The Classifications registry keeps updated information on Statistical Classifications maintained by the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD). Downloadable classifications include International Standard Industrial Classification of All Economic Activities(ISIC), Central Product Classification (CPC), Standard International Trade Classification(SITC), Classification by Broad Economic Categories (BEC), Classification of the Functions of Government (COFOG), Classification of Individual Consumption According to Purpose (COICOP), Classification of the Purposes of Non-Profit Institutions Serving Households (COPNI), Classification of the Outlays of Producers According to Purpose (COPP) and International Classification of Activities for Time-Use Statistics (ICATUS). Rulings, corrections, interpretations and proposals for future revisions are recorded and can be viewed from the Registry entries link at this site. National Classifications section includes information on national practices in the area of classifications, covering activity and product classifications used in countries around the world.

United Arab Emirates Ministry of the Economy (United Arab Emirates Ministry of the Economy)
The Ministry of the Economy site carries socio-economic statistics for the United Arab Emirates. The "Economic & Statistic Reports" menu item leads to some reports in PDF, some in Excel.

Uruguay National Institute of Statistics (INE) (Uruguay National Institute of Statistics)
This site offers socio-economic statistics for Uruguay. Its contents are in Spanish.

Uzbekistan - State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan on Statistics (State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan on Statistics)
The website of the statistical agency for Uzbekistan. Statistical reports in .pdf and .doc format are available on the site, as is ordering information for publications. In English, Uzbek and Russian.

Uzbekistan Open Data Portal (The Open Data Portal of the Republic of Turkey)
This page includes access to socio-economic statistics for Uzbekistan and Turkey, in Uzbek. Also includes information about recent news, various initiatives, and government agencies.

Venezuela Central Office of Statistics and Informatics (INE) (Venezuela Central Office of Statistics and Informatics)
This site offers socio-economic statistics for Venezuela, in Spanish only.

Vietnam - General Statistics Office (General Statistics Office of Vietnam)
Socio-economic statistics for Vietnam. In English and Vietnamese.

Zambia Central Statistical Office (Zambia Central Statistical Office)
The statistical office for Zambia carries information in HTML tables and PDF about the Zambian Consumer Price Index, the 2000 Zambia census, and economic news. Note: the site was down as of April 2006.

Zimbabwe - Central Statistical Office (Central Statistical Office of Zimbabwe)
The website of the Central Statistical Office of Zimbabwe describes the socio-economic statistics collected by the agency, and lists the agency's publications. A few figures ("statistics at a glance") are available on the site's front page. ZIMDAT, a database of Zimbabwe indicators, is available for download but appears to require an administrative logon that is not available from the web site. (Note: site was down as of August 2011.)

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