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United Nations


Inventory of Community Data Sources

Database/ Data product: Millennium Goals, Social Indicators, and UN Common Database

Data provider: United Nations Statistical Office

Description: The UN Statistical Office provides a wide range of social, economic and environmental indicators for countries. Although these statistics are not available at the city level, some of the indicators used may be of interest; among these are indicators for the Millennium Goals and the Social Indicators, part of the Demographic and Social Statistics Program. There are also a number of statistical databases including the UN Common Database (UNCDB) which contains nearly 1,000 data series on 31 topics for individual countries.

Geographic units available: Countries

Updates: various

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Cost: Free of charge for personal, individual, and private use. The material contained in the United Nations Common Database is copyrighted and proper credits are required.



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