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Statistics: Other countries and international statistics

Statistics on the internet and in print

Some starting points

Statistics for many countries are available via the links below, which include some of the more important international organisations.

European Union - Eurostat

This is the main source of statistics relating to the EU and its members. "First visit" in the Help dropdown menu on the home page gives an introduction to the contents of the website. 

Some places to start (all accessible from the homepage) might be:

  • Statistics explained: your guide to European statistics (available via the Publications dropdown menu) - an encyclopedia of European statistics presented in "an easily understandable way"
  • Statistics by theme: Statistics A-Z - a complete list of topics for which statistics are available
  • Publications - access to a wide range of Eurostat publications such as Eurostat yearbook and Eurostat regional yearbook

Details of the statistical offices of individual member countries are available by clicking on Links at the very top of the homepage.

OECD iLibrary

OECD iLibrary contains all the publications and datasets released since 1998 by:

  • Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
  • International Energy Agency (IEA)
  • Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA)
  • OECD Development Centre
  • PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment)
  • International Transport Forum (ITF)

University of Hull staff and students can access OECD iLibrary via the link below.

Euromonitor Passport

Euromonitor Passport gives access to the following:

1) Industry data - multi-country relational database of market and category sizes, market shares, distribution patterns, sales forecasts and other measurements relevant to each sector.

2) Country reports - in-depth analysis reports on both developed and emerging national markets. Each report provides qualitative commentary on sales trends, new product and marketing developments, consumer preferences, national company and brand competition and market strategies, and the views and assumptions underlying national sales forecasts.

3) Global reports assessing the key issues affecting international market performance, with a focus on important developments by product sector and big picture competition strategy.

4) Company profiles - analytical profiles of the top international players in the industry, compiled in a standardised format for cross analysis.

5) Comment - articles and presentations on key themes and discussion topics around the dynamics of the category.

University of Hull staff and students can access Passport via the link below.