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United Nations Research

resources for researching the United Nations, the UN Security Council, General Assembly, UNData, and other topics of interest at St. Mary's


UNdata provides official statistics by countries that are compiled and arranged by the United Nations, including estimates and projections. Topic include agriculture, crime, education, energy, industry, labour, national accounts, population, and tourism.  UNdata also includes indicators for sources like the UN's Millennium Development Goals. Also includes data from affiliated organizations and agencies like the FAO, ILO, IMF, World Bank, etc.

This box provides links to the various tools that will help you better understand UNdata. 

UN Statistical Series

UNdata is a major portal to United Nations data as well as some data from partner institutions. However, there are other data sources that you will want to search individually to get complete data (like UN Comtrade) or to better understand United Nations data sources. This box lists a few important UN statistical sources.


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UN Statistics Guides

Here a few statistical UN resources that provide helpful information about the statistical services available from the United Nations and its related agencies.