World Health Organisation (WHO) - Regional Office for Africa
about the organization's work as well as the AFRO’s Global Health Atlas that brings together for analysis and comparison standardized data and statistics for
diseases at country, regional, and global levels.
An overview of policy-independent data, forecasts, and analyses on energy and its interaction with the economy and the environment. Provided by the Energy Information Administration (EIA), a statistical agency of the U.S. Department of Energy.
ILO, a UN specialized agency, seeks the promotion of social justice and internationally recognized human and labour rights. Online information resources such as full text documents and labour statistics.
Famine Early Warning System Network (FEWS NET) is an information system designed to identify problems in the food supply system that potentially lead to famine, flood, or other food-insecure conditions, in sub-Saharan Africa.
An evolution of African Economic Outlook report produced by the African Development Bank, the OECD Development Centre, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa and others. The website provides comprehensive and comparable data and analysis of 47 African economies.
Statistics of the Human Development Report (HDR) by UNDP
Access statistical data from the Human Development Report (HDR) by UNDP, incl. helpful information about the human development index (HDI) and other indices, links to other background materials, data resources and on-going debates and discussions on human development statistics.
A free online database that offers easy, timely, and frequent access to one data set that brings together 30 series that are currently compiled and published by the contributing international agencies (BIS - IMF - OECD- World Bank) on components of countries' external debt and selected foreign assets.
Women in Informal Employment : Globalizing and Organizing (WIEGO)
A global research-policy network that seeks to improve the status of the working poor, especially women, in the informal economy. Most activities fall under global markets, organization and representation, social protection, statistics or urban policies.
The World Bank - countries and regions
A gateway to official documents of African countries. Choose a country and then publications.
PRSPs are prepared by the member countries; a process involving domestic stakeholders as well as external development partners, incl. the World Bank and International Monetary Fund. PRSPs describe the country's macroeconomic, structural and social policies and programs promote broad-based growth and reduce poverty, as well as associated external financing needs and major sources of financing.
The Southern Sudan Centre for Census, Statistics and Evaluation (SSCCSE) is the official statistical agency of the Government of Southern Sudan. It is mandated to collect, analyse and disseminate all official economic, social and demographic statistics.
CSA is responsible for the statistical result of different sectors. The website offers countrywide statistical information, including Surveys and Census study site, dynamic consumer price database, National Data Archive, Ethioinfo and more.
The HIV/AIDS Survey Indicators Database provides a source of information on HIV/AIDS indicators derived from sample surveys. The database allows the user to produce tables for specific countries by select background characteristics, as well as country reports.
The MBS Online presents current economic and social statistics for more than 200 countries. It contains data on a variety of subjects illustrating important economic trends and developments. The Monthly Bulletin of Statistics has been published by the United Nations Statistics Division and previously by the League of Nations.
The Egyptian Ministry of Investment was established in 2004, with a mandate to reform the investment climate in Egypt, further develop non-bank financial services, and introduce a comprehensive Asset Management Program to State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs).
Non-profit organisation promoting accuracy in public debate, testing claims made by public figures, using evidence from different sources. Funded by grants from major donor organisations. Based in South Africa.
Ranks governments on their political commitment to tackling hunger and undernutrition, with an annnual index. A project of the Institute of Development Studies’ (IDS) with funding from Irish Aid, UKAid and CIFF.