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Contains: Short profiles and data on over 200 countries. Covers geography, government, economies, communication, transportation, population, and military.
Prepared by: U.S. Central Intelligence Agency
Contains: Country Reports provide analysis of current trends in economic and political conditions for nearly 200 countries, including a two-year forecast. Country Profiles provide analysis of historical, political, infrastructural, and economic trends and are updated annually. EIU is known for its forecasts of political and economic developments. Includes many data tables.
Prepared by: Economist Intelligence Unit
Contains: OECD's publications portal. Includes access to OECD periodicals, monographs, annual reports, and statistical databases.
Prepared by: Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
Contains: Statistical data on social, economic, financial, natural resources, and environmental indicators.
Prepared by: World Bank
Contains: Quantitative data and indicators of current trends in health and disease in 191 countries.
Prepared by: World Health Organization