World Statistics Pocketbook 2008

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United Nations Publications, 2009 - Mathematics - 241 pages
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This handy pocketbook provides an easy-to-use international compilation of basic economic, social and environmental indicators for 216 countries and areas worldwide. It covers key indicators in the areas of population, economic activity, agriculture, industry, energy, international trade, transport, communications, gender, education and environment. The layout provides an easy-to-view comprehensive statistical profile of each country or area and the notes on sources and definition provide a valuable guide for further research by the in-depth user of these statistics.
 

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Contents

Country and area tables
1
Technical notes
219
Data dictionary
227
References
235
Statistical sources
237
Index of indicator notes and definitions
239
United Nations statistical publications
241
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Jose Antonio Ocampo is Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations for Economic and Social Affairs, and former Executive Secretary of ECLAC.

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