Tabs near the top of the page allow browsing by countries, indicators, & topics. Click on the "Data Catalog" tab for a listing of available World Bank datasets, including databases, preformatted tables, reports, & other resources. Includes World Development Indicators, GenderStats, Global Economic Prospects, & many more datasets.
A handy way to graphically compare nations. Data is compiled from such sources as the CIA World Factbook, UN, & OECD. Using a basic form, you can generate maps & graphs on all kinds of statistics with ease. (free web resource, some ads)
Stockholm International Peace Research Institute military expenditure data provides an easily identifiable measure of the scale of resources absorbed by military activities of states around the world. Data are entirely based on open sources, & as much as possible on official data.
Sponsored by Michigan State University, this site is a portal for learning about global business activities. Insights by trade bloc, country, state & industry are available. A handy source for statistical data for 201 countries around the world with information about their history, economy & political conditions. (free resource)
From the World Economic Forum. aims to mirror the business operating environment & competitiveness of over 140 economies worldwide. The report series identify advantages as well as impediments to national growth thereby offering a unique benchmarking tool. (free web resource)
From the International Finance Corporation & the World Bank, provides objective measures of business regulations for local firms in 183 economies & selected cities at the subnational level. (free web resource)