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Middle East and Islamic Studies Guide: Statistics

Databases and Online Resources

  • The World Bank : Development Report for MENA
  • The World Bank : Data and Statistics (MENA)
  • World Bank eLibrary   The World Bank e-library is one of the most comprehensive collections in the area of social and economic development.
    World dataBank   Gateway portal to the World Bank's World Development Indicators, Global Financial Database, Africa Indicators, and more.
  • International Statistics : Middle East and North Africa (University of Florida) : Includes links to statistics agencies from MENA
  • United Nations' Arab Development Report
  • IMF's Data
  • IMF eLibrary    The International Monetary Fund's (IMF) eLibrary simplifies analysis and research with direct access to the IMF’s periodicals, books, working papers and studies, and data and statistical tools. You will find information and perspective on macroeconomics, globalization, development, trade and aid, technical assistance, demographics, emerging markets, policy advice, poverty reduction, and so much more.
  • OECD iLibrary     OECD iLibrary is the online library of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Includes 20 Book collections by theme, containing all OECD monographs and reports; 24 periodicals; a reference title; and the OECD statistical databases.
  • World Development Indicators   WDI Online is the premiere data source on the global economy. It contains statistical data for over 800 development indicators and time series data from 1960-2007 for 227 economies. Data includes social, economic, financial, natural resources, and environmental indicators. Data selection screens are intuitive and easy to use. Results can be scaled, charted, and mapped.