General information on countries around the world, from various sources. Information provided by the sources includes news, articles, background profiles, forecasts, statistics and information about economy, politics and history on countries around the world.
Provides data on a wide array of topics. Compare a wide array of places (all countries or states or cities, etc.) for one indicator, and display results as a customizable Ranking, Map, Trend, Stacked Bar, or Horizontal Bar (not all topics are appropriate for all charts and maps).
Statistics and data sources which provide information on multiple topics and categories
Searchable statistics from the United Nations on education, employment, energy, environment, food and agriculture, health, human development, industry, information and communication technology, national accounts, population, refugees, trade, tourism.
Provides direct access to more than 900 development indicators, with time series for 210 countries from 1960 to present (where data are available). A subset of these data can be viewed graphically within the World Bank's "data visualizer."
The Atlas is built around World Development Indicators 2017 — the World Bank's compilation of statistics from over 200 economies about global development and the quality of people's lives. For each of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, selected indicators have been identified and visualized to analyze trends and challenges, and to stimulate discussion on measurement issues.