United Nations Statistical Databases

Title: United Nations Statistical Databases


Some of this is definitely closed (subscriber only access) while some of it seems at least implicitly (no explicit license) open.


  • No web api
  • Most material seems web scrapable
  • Most data provided in non-open/obfuscated formats (xls or pdf)


There are a whole set of databases listed including:

Subscriber access (not open)

Commodity Trade Statistics Database (COMTRADE)

Comtrade provides commodity trade data for all available countries and areas since 1962. Currently, it contains almost 1.1 billion records. more...

Free access for guest user (up to 1000 records / query).

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics Online (MBS Online)

This Internet database presents current monthly economic statistics for most of the countries and areas of the world. more...

United Nations Common Database (UNCDB)

UNCDB provides selected series from numerous specialized international data sources for all available countries and areas. more...

Unrestricted access (open but no license apparent)

Demographic Yearbook system

Statistics on population size and composition, births, deaths, marriage and divorce, more...

Distat, the United Nations Disability Statistics Database

Basic statistics on human functioning and disability, more...

Good practices database

View this valuable source of information in good practices in official statistics, more...


Experience this global learning project for middle and secondary students with statistical information on countries. more...

Joint Oil Data Initiative (JODI)

View the monthly oil data for the countries reporting to UNSD, more...

Millennium Indicators Database

48 indicators, to measure progress towards the achievement of the Millennium Declaration development goals. more...

National Accounts Main Aggregates Database

Contains a complete and consistent set of time series of main national accounts aggregates from 1970 onwards, more...

Population of capital cities and cities of 100,000 and more inhabitants

Population of city proper urban agglomeration, more...

Population and housing censuses: census dates

Population and housing census information, more...

Population and Vital Statistics on Internet

Quarterly report on the latest census and mid-year population; latest vital statistics of births, deaths and infant deaths, more...

Social Indicators

Tables with social indicators covering a wide range of subject matter fields such as education, housing, health, water, more...

Statistics and indicators on women and men

Statistics and indicators on six specific fields of concern: population, families, health, education, work and politics and human rights, more...

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Última actualització 11Octubre, 2013, 00:00
Creat 22Abril, 2007, 22:56
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