Bank for International Settlement provides open access statistics on various aspects of the global financial system, including exchange rates and banking statistics. Also see the Annual Reports for discussions of general and country specific international economics issues.
The ICRG (International Country Risk Guide) Researcher's Dataset from the PRS Group comprises 22 variables in three subcategories of risk (political, financial, and economic), for 146 countries, over the period 1984 to the previous year. Data are annual averages of components published in the International Country Risk Guide.
Contains time series data for most IMF members (over 200 countries) including data on a country's exchange rates, international liquidity, money and banking accounts, interest rates, production, prices, international transactions, government accounts, and national accounts as well as commodity and trade statistics. Also contains area and world tables for selected series.
Contains time series data for most IMF members (over 200 countries) including data on a country's exchange rates, international liquidity, money and banking accounts, interest rates, production, prices, international transactions, government accounts, and national accounts as well as commodity and trade statistics. Also contains area and world tables for selected series. (Online access to recent data, print access to older data.)
The Penn World Table version 9.0 is a database with information on relative levels of income, output, input and productivity, covering 182 countries between 1950 and 2014. The European Union or the OECD provide more detailed purchasing power and real product estimates for their countries and the World Bank makes current price estimates for most PWT countries at the GDP level.
The United Nations Commodity Trade Statistics Database (UN Comtrade) contains detailed bilateral trade statistics reported by statistical authorities of close to 200 countries or areas. It concerns annual trade data from 1962 to the most recent year. Individual trade partner data can be accessed here.
A single entry portal for UN databases. Find data series by searching or browsing by theme. Includes Country Profiles, Advanced Search and Glossaries to aid research. All countries and a wide range of themes are covered.
World Development Indicators (WDI) is the primary World Bank collection of development indicators, compiled from officially recognized international sources. It includes more than 1100 indicators on population, income, social, economic, financial, natural resources, and environment, covering 210 countries and 18 regional and income groups. Also includes the International Debt Statistics (IDS) database. Data ranges from 1960-present.
World Bank portal to data on trade and tariffs. This pulls data from WDI, UN Comtrade, WTO, and others into a user-friendly interface. Includes a detailed custom query engine that can be accessed by creating a free WITS account.
The Maddison Project Database provides information on comparative economic growth and income levels over the very long run. The 2018 version of this database covers 169 countries and the period up to 2016.
Provides a variety of economic indicators recorded on a monthly, quarterly, or yearly basis. Coverage varies, but many aggregates statistics are available back to the mid-1990s. NOTE: Data linked to the online version of the China Statistical Yearbook is best accessed with Internet Explorer.