Sources of data used

Sources of data used

By generously sharing data, the following organizations made it possible for the Human Development Reports to publish the important human development statistics appearing in the indicator tables. Many of our indicators can be obtained directly from: http://data.un.org/

Barro-Lee Educational Attainment Dataset

Barro-Lee Educational Attainment Dataset provides data on educational attainment for 146 countries in 5-year intervals from 1950 to 2015, updated in February 2016; and projections for 2015-2040.
Professor Jong-Wha Lee
Economic Department Korea University, Seoul, Korea
Tel: 82-2-3290-2216
Fax: 82-2-928-4948
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.barrolee.com

CRED EM-DAT (Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters)

The International Disaster Database, Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED): Since 1988 the Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED) has been maintaining an Emergency Events Database EM-DAT. EM-DAT was created with the initial support of the WHO and the Belgian Government.
Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters – CRED
School of Public Health
Université catholique de Louvain
Clos Chapelle-aux-Champs, Bte B1.30.15
1200 Brussels, Belgium
Phone: +32 (0)2.764.33.27
Fax: +32 (0)2.764.34.41
Website: http://www.emdat.be

Eurostat

Eurostat. 2018. European Union Statistics on Income and Living Conditions (EUSILC). Brussels. http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/web/microdata/european-union-statistics-on-....
The European Union Statistics on Income and Living Conditions (EU-SILC) is an instrument aiming at collecting timely and comparable cross-sectional and longitudinal multidimensional microdata on income, poverty, social exclusion and living conditions. This instrument is anchored in the European Statistical System (ESS).
European Commission, Eurostat
L-2920 Luxembourg
Tel: +352 4301-1
Website: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/web/main/home

FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization)

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) collects, analyses and disseminates data and information on food and agriculture. It is the source of food insecurity indicators: http://www.fao.org/faostat and http://www.fao.org/nr/water/aquastat/main/index.stm
Headquarters
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla
00153 Rome, Italy
Tel: (+39) 06 57051
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.fao.org/

Gallup

Gallup World Poll Analytics database. Gallup World Poll is a global leader in behavioral economic research. Gallup conducts surveys in more than 150 countries and is committed to doing so for the entire century. Employing gold-standard methodology, this initiative provides a scientific window into the thoughts and behaviors of 98% of the Earth's population through nationally representative samples.
Gallup World headquarters
The Gallup Building
901 F Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20004
Tel: +1-202-715-3030
Website: www.gallup.com/products/170987/gallup-analytics.aspx

ICF Macro Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS)

Since 1984, the Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) Program has collected, analyzed, and disseminated accurate and representative data on population, health, HIV, and nutrition through more than 300 surveys in over 90 countries. Demographic and Health Surveys are main source of distributional data for computation of the Multidimensional Poverty Index and Inequality-adjusted HDI.

The DHS Program

ICF
530 Gaither Road, Suite 500
Rockville, MD 20850 USA
Tel: (301) 407-6500
Fax: (301) 407-6501
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://dhsprogram.com

ICPS (International Centre for Prison Studies)

ICPS (International Centre for Prison Studies). 2016. “World Prison Population List (11th edition).” London. www.prisonstudies.org/.
Institute for Criminal Policy Research
School of Law, Birkbeck,
University of London
42 Store St
London WC1E 7DB
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.prisonstudies.org/

IDMC (Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre)

Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) is the leading international body monitoring conflict-induced internal displacement worldwide. Its IDP database provides frequently updated information and analysis on conflict-induced internal displacement around the globe. It is the only provider of comprehensive information on all situations of conflict-induced internal displacement worldwide.

IDMC

3 Rue de Varembè, 1202 Geneva, Switzerland
Tel: +41 22 552 3600
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.internal-displacement.org

ILO (International Labour Organization)

International Labour Organization (ILO) maintains an extensive statistical publication programme with the Ilostat as its most comprehensive collection of labour market data. The ILO is the source of data on wages, employment and occupations and information on the ratification status of labour rights conventions.
International Labour Office
4 route des Morillons
CH-1211 Genève 22 Switzerland
Tel: +41 (0) 22 799 6111
Fax: +41 (0) 22 798 8685
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.ilo.org

IMF (International Monetary Fund)

International Monetary Fund (IMF) has an extensive programme for developing and compiling statistics on international financial transactions and balance of payments. Much of the financial data provided to the Human Development Report Office by other agencies originates from the IMF.
International Monetary Fund
Headquarters 1
700 19th Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20431
Tel: + 1 (202) 623-7000
Fax: + 1 (202) 623-4661
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.imf.org

IPU (Inter-Parliamentary Union)

Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) provides data on trends in political participation and structures of democracy. The Human Development Report Office relies on the IPU for data relating to elections and information on women’s political representation.
Inter-Parliamentary Union
5, chemin du Pommier
Case postale 330
CH-1218 Le Grand-Saconnex /
Geneva
Switzerland
Telephone: +41 22 919 41 50
Fax: +41 22 919 41 60
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.ipu.org

ITU (International Telecommunication Union)

International Telecommunication Union (ITU) is a specialized UN agency which among other activities maintains an extensive collection of statistics on information and communications. The data on trends in telecommunications come from its World Telecommunication Indicators database.
International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
Place des Nations
1211 Geneva 20 Switzerland
Tel: +41 22 730 5111 (ITU Switchboard)
Fax: +41 22 733 7256
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.itu.int

LIS (Luxembourg Income Study)

Luxembourg Income Study (LIS) is a cooperative research project with 25 member countries. The LIS focuses on poverty and policy issues. It is the source of income poverty estimates for many OECD countries.
LIS: Cross-National Data Center in Luxembourg
Maison des Sciences Humaines – 5e étage
11, porte des Sciences
L-4366 Esch-Belval
Luxembourg
Tel: +352 466 644 59 50
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.lisdatacenter.org

OECD (organization for Economic Co-operation and Development)

Education at a Glance 2017: OECD Indicators. Paris. http://www.oecd-ilibrary.org/education/education-at-a-glance-2017_eag-20...
PISA 2015 Results in Focus. Paris. http://www.oecd.org/pisa/

OECD

2 Rue André Pascal, 75016 Paris,
France
Tel: +33 1 45 24 82 00
http://www.oecd.org/
The Syrian Center for Policy Research (SCPR)
Syrian Centre for Policy Research. 2017. Social Degradation in Syria: The Conflict Impact on Social Capital. http://scpr-syria.org/publications/social-degradation-in-syria/.
The Syrian Center for Policy Research (SCPR)
Website: http://scpr-syria.org/

UNCTAD (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development)

UNCTAD statistics is the United Nations’ focal point for the integrated treatment of trade and development and the interrelated issues in the areas of finance, technology, investment and sustainable development, UNCTAD compiles, validates and processes a wide range of data collected from national and international sources.
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
Development Statistics and Information Branch

UNCTAD

Palais des Nations, 8-14
Av. de la Paix, 1211 Geneva 10
Switzerland
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://unctadstat.unctad.org

UNDESA (United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs)

UN Population Division. 2011. World Population Prospects: The 2010 Revision. New York. http://www.un.org/en/development/desa/population/publications/trends/pop....
———. 2017. World Population Prospects: The 2017 Revision. New York. https://esa.un.org/unpd/wpp/.
———. 2017. Trends in International Migrant Stock: The 2017 revision. http://www.un.org/en/development/desa/population/migration/data/.
———. 2018. World Urbanization Prospects: The 2018 Revision, CD-ROM Edition. http://esa.un.org/unpd/wup/

UNDESA

Website: https://www.un.org/development/desa/

UNECLAC (United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean)

Overview of the Economies of Latin America and the Caribbean, 2017. Santiago. http://repositorio.cepal.org/bitstream/handle/11362/42002/155/S1700699_e...
UNECLAC (United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean).

Headquarters

Av. Dag Hammarskjöld 3477
Vitacura, Santiago de Chile
Telephones: (56) 22471-2000 - 22210-2000
Fax: (56) 2208-0252
Postal address: Casilla 179-D, Santiago de Chile
Zip code: 7630412
Website: http://www.cepal.org/en

UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) Institute for Statistics

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is the source of data related to education. The Human Development Report Office relies on data in UNESCO’s statistical publications as well as data received directly from its Institute for Statistics.

UNESCO Institute for Statistics

C.P. 6128 Succursale Centre-ville
Montreal, Quebec, H3C 3J7 Canada
Tel: (1-514) 343-6880
Fax: (1-514) 343-5740
Website: http://www.uis.unesco.org/

UNESCWA (United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia)

UNESCWA (United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia). 2018. Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the Arab Region 2017-2018. Beirut. https://www.unescwa.org/publications/survey-economic-social-development-....

UNESCWA (United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia)

P.O. Box 11-8575, Riad el-Solh Square, Beirut, Lebanon
Tel: +961-1-981301
Fax: +961-1-981510
Website: http://www.escwa.un.org

UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees). 2018. UNHCR Global Trends 2017. Geneva. http://www.unhcr.org/globaltrends2017/

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is the UN organization that provides data on refugees through its Statistical Yearbook or other on-line statistical publications.

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Case Postale 2500
CH-1211 Genève 2 Dépôt
Suisse
Tel: +41 22 739 8111
Fax: +41 22 739 7377
Website: http://www.unhcr.org

UNICEF (United Nations Children’s Fund)

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) monitors the wellbeing of children and provides a wide array of data. https://data.unicef.org. Its State of the World’s Children 2017 report. https://data.unicef.org/resources/state-worlds-children-2017-statistical... as well as its Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys http://mics.unicef.org are important sources of data for the Report.

UNICEF House

3 United Nations Plaza
New York, New York 10017 U.S.A.
Tel: 1 212 326-7000
Fax: 887 7465
Website: http://www.unicef.org

UN Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (UN IGME)

UN Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (UN IGME). 2017. http://www.childmortality.org/.
UN Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (UN IGME) was formed in 2004 to share data on child mortality, harmonize estimates within the UN system, improve methods for child mortality estimation, report on progress towards the Millennium Development Goals and enhance country capacity to produce timely and properly assessed estimates of child mortality. The IGME, led by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization (WHO), also includes the World Bank and the United Nations Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs as full members.
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.childmortality.org/

UN Maternal Mortality Estimation Group (World Health Organization, United Nations Children’s Fund, United Nations Population Fund and World Bank)

UN Maternal Mortality Estimation Group (World Health Organization, United Nations Children’s Fund, United Nations Population Fund and World Bank). 2017. Maternal mortality data.
Website: http://data.unicef.org/topic/maternal-health/maternal-mortality/

UNODC (United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime)

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) carries out international comparative research to support to fight against illicit drugs and international crime. It provides data on crime victims from the International Crime Victims Surveys, on human trafficking and related conventions. http://dataunodc.un.org
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
Research and Analysis Branch (RAB),
United Nations Office On Drugs and Crime (UNODC),
Vienna International Centre,
PO Box 500,
1400 Vienna,
Austria
Tel: (+43-1) 26060
Fax: (+43-1) 263-3389
Website: http://www.unodc.org

UNOHCHR (United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights).

UNOHCHR (United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights). 2018. Human rights treaties. https://tbinternet.ohchr.org/_layouts/TreatyBodyExternal/countries.aspx.

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)

Palais Wilson
52 rue des Pâquis
CH-1201 Geneva, Switzerland.
Telephone: +41 22 917 9220
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.ohchr.org/

UNSD (United Nations Statistics Division)

United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) provides a wide range of statistical outputs and services.
Much of the national accounts data provided to the Human Development Report Office by other agencies originates from the UNSD http://unstats.un.org/unsd/snaama, as well as from the SDG Indicators Database https://unstats.un.org/sdgs/indicators/database/
Statistics Division
United Nations
New York, NY 10017
United States of America
Fax: +1 212 963 9851
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://unstats.un.org/unsd

UN Women

UN Women. 2018. “UN Women Global Database on Violence against Women.” New York. http://evaw-global-database.unwomen.org/.

UN Women

405 East 42nd Street
New York, NY 10017
United States
Tel: +1 646 781-4400
Fax: +1 646 781-4444
Website: www.unwomen.org

WHO (World Health Organization)

World Health Organization (WHO) maintains a large array of data series on health issues, the source for the health related indicators in the Report http://www.who.int/gho

World Health Organization

Avenue Appia 20
1211 Geneva 27
Switzerland
Website: http://www.who.int

World Bank

The World Bank produces and compiles data on economic trends as well as a broad array of other indicators. Its World Development Indicators is the primary source for many indicators in the Report, including economic indicators such as GDP, GNI and remittances.

The World Bank

1818 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20433 USA
Tel: (202) 473-1000
Fax: (202) 477-6391
Website: http://www.worldbank.org