United Nations Statistics Division
World Statistics Pocketbook 2010
Series: V, No.35
The World Statistics Pocketbook 2010 is the thirtieth in a series of annual compilations of key statistical indicators prepared by the United Nations Statistics Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs. Over 50 indicators have been collected from more than 20 international statistical sources and are presented in one-page profiles for 216 countries or areas of the world. This issue covers various years from 2000 to 2010. For the economic indicators, in general, three years - 2000, 2005 and 2009 - are shown; for the indicators in the social and environmental categories, data for one year are presented. The topics covered include: agriculture, balance of payments, education, energy, environment, food, gender, health, industrial production, information and communication, international finance, international tourism, international trade, labour, migration, national accounts, population and prices.