Anthropology information resources: Facts & data


Maps and images

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United States


  • Abacus Dataverse Network - Research data repository of the British Columbia Research Libraries' Data Services.
  • Asian Development Bank Choose a "country" or "topic" from pull down menus.  
  • SourceOECD - Click the Statistics tab, browse contents on the left side of the screen for available databases
  • UNDATA (Formerly known as "UNSTATS - United Nations Statistical Common Database". - check "country profiles" and "topics" links. - comparative data from many UN sources.
  • World Bank 
  • World Development Indicators - Direct access to more than 600 development indicators with time series for 208 countries from 1960. Can select multiple variables to create exportable reports, charts or maps. Go to the "Data" tab in the left column. You can look at "key indicators" for country or region