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This section presents statistics for the world as a whole and for many countries on a comparative basis with the United States. Data are shown for population, births and deaths, social and industrial indicators, finances, agriculture, communication, and military affairs.
Tables for Comparative International Statistics Section [PDF 3.4M]
1346 - World Food Production by Commodity: 1990 to 2004 [Excel 19k]
1347 - Fisheries--Commercial Catch by Country: 1990 to 2002 [Excel 17k]
1348 - Meat Production by Type and Country: 2002 to 2003 [Excel 19k]
1349 - Meat Consumption by Type and Country: 2003 to 2004 [Excel 18k]
1350 - World Crop Production Summary: 2003 to 2005 [Excel 20k]
1351 - Wheat, Rice, and Corn--Exports and Imports of Leading Countries: 2000 to 2004 [Excel 21k]
1352 - Unmanufactured Tobacco and Cigarettes--Selected Countries: 2000 to 2004 [Excel 20k]
1324 - Average Temperatures and Precipitation--Selected International Cities [Excel 20k]
1325 - Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Consumption of Fossil Fuels, by Country: 1990 to 2003 [Excel 23k]
1327 - Gross National Income, by Country: 1990 and 2003 [Excel 63k]
1328 - Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by Country: 1995 to 2003 [Excel 29k]
1329 - Selected International Economic Indicators by Country: 1980 to 2002 [Excel 18k]
1330 - Average Annual Percent Changes in International Economic Composite Indexes by Country: 1980 to 2003 [Excel 23k]
1331 - Index of Industrial Production by Country: 1980 to 2004 [Excel 34k]
1332 - Annual Percent Change in Labor Productivity and Hours Worked by Country: 1995 to 2004 [Excel 22k]
1339 - Patents, by Country: 2004 [Excel 17k]
1361 - Selected Indexes of Manufacturing Activity by Country: 1990 to 2003 [Excel 27k]
1362 - Indexes of Hourly Compensation Costs for Production Workers in Manufacturing by Country: 1990 to 2003 [Excel 21k]
1365 - Dow-Jones World Stock Index, by Country and Industry: 2000 to 2004 [Excel 20k]
1366 - Foreign Stock Market Activity--Morgan Stanley Capital International Indexes: 2000 to 2004 [Excel 27k]
1367 - Foreign Stock Market Indices: 1980 to 2004 [Excel 17k]
1368 - United States and Foreign Stock Markets--Market Capitalization and Value of Shares Traded: 1990 to 2004 [Excel 24k]
1369 - Foreign Exchange Rates: 2004 [Excel 34k]
1370 - Reserve Assets and International Transaction Balances by Country: 2000 to 2004 [Excel 27k]
1371 - Foreign Trade--Destination of Exports and Source of Imports for Selected Countries: 2003 [Excel 29k]
1372 - International Tourism Arrivals, Expenditures, and Receipts--Leading Countries: 1990 to 2003 [Excel 22k]
1373 - Net Flow of Financial Resources to Developing Countries and Multilateral Organizations: 1995 to 2003 [Excel 19k]
1374 - External Debt, by Country: 1990 to 2003 [Excel 23k]
1375 - Foreign Direct Investment Flows in OECD Countries: 2000 to 2002 [Excel 20k]
1376 - Military Manpower Fit for Military Service, by Country: 2005 [Excel 21k]
1335 - Gross Public Debt, Expenditures, and Receipts, by Country: 1990 to 2004 [Excel 24k]
1336 - Percent Distribution of Tax Receipts by Country: 1990 to 2004 [Excel 20k]
1337 - Household Tax Burden by Country: 2004 [Excel 18k]
1338 - Income Tax and Social Security Contributions as Percent of Labor Costs: 2004 [Excel 20k]
1340 - Civilian Labor Force, Employment, and Unemployment by Country: 1990 to 2004 [Excel 23k]
1341 - Percent of Persons Not in Education or at Work by Age Group and Sex: 2002 [Excel 17k]
1342 - Unemployment Rates by Country: 2000 to 2004 [Excel 18k]
1343 - Female Labor Force Participation Rates by Country: 1980 to 2003 [Excel 18k]
1344 - Civilian Employment-Population Ratio: 1990 to 2004 [Excel 17k]
1345 - Civilian Employment by Industry and Country: 2000 and 2004 [Excel 20k]
1353 - Wood Products--Production, Exports, and Consumption for Selected Countries: 2000 to 2004 [Excel 19k]
1354 - World Production of Major Mineral Commodities: 1990 to 2003 [Excel 24k]
1355 - World Primary Energy Production By Region And Type: 1980 to 2003 [Excel 19k]
1356 - World Primary Energy Consumption, By Region And Type: 1980 to 2003 [Excel 18k]
1357 - World Energy Consumption, By Region And Energy Source, 1990 to 2001, and Projections, 2010 to 2025 [Excel 18k]
1358 - Energy Consumption and Production by Country: 2000 and 2003 [Excel 32k]
1359 - Net Electricity Generation by Type and Country: 2002 [Excel 22k]
1360 - Commercial Nuclear Power Generation, By Country: 1990 to 2004 [Excel 22k]
1311 - Total World Population: 1980 to 2050 [Excel 17k]
1312 - Population by Continent: 1980 to 2050 [Excel 17k]
1313 - Population and Population Change, by Development Status: 1950 to 2051 [Excel 20k]
1314 - Population, by Country: 1990 to 2010 [Excel 60k]
1315 - Age Distribution, by Country: 2004 and 2010 [Excel 30k]
1316 - Foreign or Foreign-Born Population and Labor Force in Selected OECD Countries: 1990 and 2002 [Excel 19k]
1321 - Single-parent Households: 1980 to 2004 [Excel 19k]
1322 - Percent Distribution of Households by Type and Country: 1980 to 2004 [Excel 22k]
1333 - Annual Percent Change in Consumer Prices, by Country: 2000 to 2004 [Excel 19k]
1334 - Comparative Price Levels--Selected OECD Countries: 2005 [Excel 18k]
1363 - Key Global Telecom Indicators for the World Telecommunication Service Sector: 1995 to 2002 [Excel 16k]
1364 - Telephones and Computers by Country: 2003 [Excel 20k]
1318 - Vital Statistics, by Country: 2004 and 2010 [Excel 27k]
1319 - Births to Unmarried Women, by Country: 1980 to 2002 [Excel 18k]
1320 - Marriage and Divorce Rates, by Country: 1980 to 2002 [Excel 18k]
1317 - Medical Doctors and Inpatient Care--Selected Countries: 1990 to 2002 [Excel 20k]
1323 - Health Expenditures as Percent of GDP by Country: 1980 to 2003 [Excel 20k]
1326 - Educational Attainment, by Country: 2002 [Excel 25k]
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