Statistics

Global view

UNData is a huge collection of statistical information from the United Nations member states and organizations. The themes include agriculture, crime, education, employment, energy, environment, health, population, refugees, tourism and more. Although it provides some data visualisation tools, some data mining experience is required for creating meaningful analysis.

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United Nations data service on Hungary

Development Data

The World Bank maintains about 60 statistics database about global development issues, like education, health, poverty and many more topics. This open databank is an analysis and visualisation tool that contains collections of time series data. Some of the data series were prepared for a specific report and thus no longer updated.

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The World Bank’s Databank

 

European Statistics

Eurostat is the statistical office of the European Union. Its mission is to provide high quality statistics for Europe. Comparisons between countries and regions in plenty of topics. Data, data, data… the analysis is yours.

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Ecostat – mapping statistics

Data + Visualization

The Google Public Data Explorer makes large datasets easy to explore and visualize. It incorporates the best know global datasets and loads their data to Google’s data visualization tool. If you need a quick&easy chart on some global aspects, Google’s service will allow you to produce data maps or graphic charts without fancy graphics. Google does not collect raw statistics data, but supports their presentation and visualizaton.

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Google Public Data – comparing government debt