A collection of statistical data from around the world, covering a wide range of socio-economic topics. It includes data on the Americas, Europe, Africa, Asia and Oceania. A valuable resource for Business, Economics, Environmental Studies, Geography, History, Politics, Sociology and Statistical Studies. Includes 260 years of data, from 1750 to 2010. Ability to conduct statistical analysis across both time and geopolitical boundaries. Data tables can be downloaded as ePDFs and/or Excel files.
Within each region are chapters on population and vital statistics, labor force, agriculture, industry, external trade, transport & communications, finance, prices, education, and national accounts. Each section has a full description of the sources used to compile the statistics; all statistical tables can be downloaded as ePDFs and/or Excel files with the ability to remove sections and merge tables.N.B. As with all statistical sources, the frequency and completeness of the data will vary by country and source.
The PDBA is a non-governmental project of the Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS) at Georgetown University in collaboration with the OAS, FLACSO-Chile, and other organizations in the region.
It offers information about institutions and political processes, national constitutions, branches of government, elections, political constitutional studies and other subjects related to democracy in the Americas. With more than 1,500 pages of information, it is an important source of relevant to the 35 countries of the region including U.S., Canada, Mexico, Central America, South America and the Caribbean. Information is classified according to the themes: Political Constitutions and Comparative Constitutional Studies; Executive Branch; Legislative Branch ; Judicial Branch; Electoral Data and Systems; Political Parties; Decentralization and Local Governance; Democracy and Citizen Security; Indigenous Peoples, Democracy and Political Participation; Civil Society.