The World Bank has challenged the public to create innovative software applications that move us a step closer toward solving some of the world's most pressing problems. Take a look at some of the submissions and see the winning apps!
Statistics produced by countries and compiled by the United Nations data system, as well as estimates and projections. Covers agriculture, education, energy, industry, labour, national accounts, population and tourism.
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 260 surveys in over 90 countries.
A global database of gender statistics and indicators on a wide range of policy areas, including: population, families, health, education, work, and political participation. Created by the United Nations Statistics Division in partnership with UNICEF and UN Population Fund.
The eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) – which range from halving extreme poverty to halting the spread of HIV/AIDS and providing universal primary education, all by the target date of 2015 – form a blueprint agreed to by all the world’s countries and all the world’s leading development institutions. They have galvanized unprecedented efforts to meet the needs of the world’s poorest.
This database system is designed for the compilation and presentation of development indicators to support data users in the monitoring of the Millennium Development Goals. The MDG goals and targets are imbedded in the system linked to the MDG indicators in a goal monitoring framework.
Brings together several data sources on current global state of infectious diseases and their effect on human and animal health. Data is aggregated by disease and displayed by location on global and regional maps.
Fully sourced incidence and prevalence data in medical literature. Broken down by U.S. and international data, including non-U.S. country-specific data. Statistical summaries provide prevalence and incidence data for diseases or procedures. The summary includes 6-year U.S. trend data for hospital inpatients and outpatients, physician office visits, emergency department visits and cost.
Statistical database from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. FAOSTAT provides time-series and cross sectional data relating to food and agriculture for 200 countries. Free registration allows bulk download to CSV format and multi-dimensional queries across subject domains.