Statistical Abstract of the United States
"A comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. Includes some international statistics."
Includes trend data for selected cities throughout the world. Conduct a search on your city using this search form.
Millenium Goals Indicators (United Nations)
This search page allows you to country and regional data on Millenium Goals.
(1996+) Indexes current and retrospective United Nations documents and publications, including resolutions, treaties, and UN periodicals. Useful for research on international problems of an economic, social, cultural, or humanitarian nature.
Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)
Provides data and forecasts about political, economic, and business climates of various regions and up to 200countries as well as related news, analysis, and risk factor assessments.
Use Nation and World section to find sources like
"NationMaster compiles statistics from such sources as the CIA World Factbook, United Nations, World Health Organization, World Bank, World Resources Institute, UNESCO, UNICEF and OECD"
(1988+) Provides access to the OECD and IEA statistical databases, journals, monographs, annual reports, working papers and reference documents produced by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Statistical data can be downloaded for use in spreadsheets.