Use statistics, almanacs, and yearbooks when you want to find numbers or facts on a topic. Almanacs contain facts and statistics and focus on a particular country or subject area. Yearbooks contain facts and statistics from a particular year.
Some recommended sources
British Columbia economic, business, and demographic statistics.
Statistics collected by UN agencies covering economic, social, financial, and development topics.
World Almanac and Book of Facts
Published yearly, only in print. Contains political, economic, scientific, educational, and other statistics, as well as useful facts.
To find more, type your topic in the Library search box or try a keyword search for almanac OR yearbook + your topic in the Library Catalogue. You can also look at the full list of databases for statistical sources.