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Includes bio and videos from other Ted Talks by Rosling.
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The World Bank's World Development Indicators is one of the most comprehensive sources of development-related statistics and includes more than 1000 economic, social and environmental indicators for over 200 economies (with some data back to 1960). Start by browsing the World Bank Data homepage or go straight to the DataBank and select the World Development Indicators database (direct link below).
The Indicators are organized into 10 categories: economic policy and debt, education, environment, financial sector, health, infrastructure, labor and social protection, poverty, private sector and trade, and public sector.
Compiles over 30 databases produced by United Nations Statistics and Population Divisions and other UN agencies under one interface. While time period and geographic coverage vary for each dataset, data are generally current and far-reaching.
Provides free access to a portion of the Organisation for Economic Development's OECD.stat database (available by subscription). Data is available for the 34 OECD member countries and covers various economic and social themes.