Country Information

Country Profiles

Note: Includes country profiles from Business Monitor International, Countrywatch Inc., MarketLine (Formerly Datamonitor), EIU, Global Insight, Going Global, Icon Group, OECD, and PRS Group. Select Country Reports from Publications column on the right.


CIA World Factbook

Provides CIA data for more than 250 countries and territories, from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe. Covers a range of topics including economics, politics, geography and foreign relations.

Note: Includes OECD Economic Surveys, Country Reports and Tables.


Country Data Sources


Note: Approximately 32,000 time series covering more than 200 countries starting in 1948. Includes exchange rates, Fund accounts and the main global and country economic indicators.


Proquest Statistical Insight

Note: Proquest Statistical Insight provides: Tables selected from hundreds of US government and business reports, from 1999 to the present. U.S. Federal statistical publications. Coverage from 1973. Full text from 2004. International statistical publications from the UN, EU, OECD, etc. Coverage from 1983. Full text from 2007. U.S. State government, business, and research institute statistical publications. Coverage from 1980. Full text from 2007. Statistical datasets from government and private sector sources.

U.S. Census

Provides data on industry, business, trade, transportation, population, and housing. Subject index is helpful in locating specific charts.

American Fact Finder

Demographic and economic statistics by county, city, town.

Economic Census

Use “Industry Statistics Sampler” and”Industry Series” reports for detailed industry information.

Statistical Abstract of the United States 2013

The simplest and most authoritative source for Population and Economic statistics. The latest copy is at the Pardee Services Desk on the Reserve-Reference (High Use) shelves.


World Bank Databases

Global Development Finance (GDF)

More than 200 debt and financial flows indicators for the 135 countries that report public and publicly guaranteed debt to the WBDRS. Data is from 1970 to 2015, where available.

World Development Indicators (WDI)

Includes more than 900 indicators in over 80 tables organized in 6 sections: World View, People, Environment, Economy, States and Markets, and Global Links.

See International Business Research Guide for additional country resources.