Qualitative Development Indicators
Freedom in the World 2013
Freedom House’s annual report on the state of global freedom.
The Happy Planet index
An index of human well-being and environmental impact

Quality of life from National Geographic’s Earth Pulse
World database of happiness
Continuous register of scientific research on subjective appreciation of life

Moritz Stefaner uses data from the Better Life Initiative to show how your region stacks up.

See how 18th century economist Adam Smith’s theories on prosperity and economic freedom are realities in the 21st century.
Center for global development
Independent research & practical ideas for global prosperity

CIA Factbook
Information and maps of all the countries in the world

Eldis
Eldis is an online information service providing free access to relevant, up-to-date and diverse research on international development issues.

From The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York
Human development reports
Each year the Human Development Report (HDR) from the UNDP presents a wealth of statistical information on different aspects of human development.

Asian Development Bank
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Population reference bureau

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AFRODAD
AFRODAD is a civil society organisation born of a desire to secure lasting solutions to Africa’s mounting debt problem which has impacted negatively on the continent’s development process
Development indicators
From ngfl-cymru. Interactive animation


 

Qualitative Development Indicators
Freedom in the World 2013
Freedom House’s annual report on the state of global freedom.
The Happy Planet index
An index of human well-being and environmental impact

Quality of life from National Geographic’s Earth Pulse
World database of happiness
Continuous register of scientific research on subjective appreciation of life

Moritz Stefaner uses data from the Better Life Initiative to show how your region stacks up.

See how 18th century economist Adam Smith’s theories on prosperity and economic freedom are realities in the 21st century.
Center for global development
Independent research & practical ideas for global prosperity

CIA Factbook
Information and maps of all the countries in the world

Eldis
Eldis is an online information service providing free access to relevant, up-to-date and diverse research on international development issues.

From The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York
Human development reports
Each year the Human Development Report (HDR) from the UNDP presents a wealth of statistical information on different aspects of human development.

Indicator methodology sheetsPDF document
Definitions of indicators start on page 5

Asian Development Bank
Scroll down to view the range of indicators and to find the individual country tables
Population reference bureau

Data finder by topic
World Bank data

Choose Data from the side menu or Data and Research from the menu bar. Investigate by indicators, country or topic
World Bank Indicators

Specific areas
AFRODAD
AFRODAD is a civil society organisation born of a desire to secure lasting solutions to Africa’s mounting debt problem which has impacted negatively on the continent’s development process
Development indicators
From ngfl-cymru. Interactive animation