Statistical Yearbook 2017

60th Issue

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The Statistical Yearbook is an annual compilation of a wide range of international economic, social and environmental statistics on over 200 countries and areas, compiled from sources including UN agencies and other international, national and specialized organizations. The 2017 edition contains data available to the Statistics Division as of 31 July 2017 and presents them in 33 tables on topics such as: communication; crime; development assistance; education; energy; environment; finance; gender; international merchandise trade; international tourism; labour force; national accounts; population and migration; price and production indices; and science and technology. Most tables covering the period up to 2017. Accompanying the tables are technical notes providing brief descriptions of major statistical concepts, definitions and classifications.

English, French


Introduction (English)

The 2017 edition of the United Nations Statistical Yearbook is the sixtieth issue of this publication, prepared by the Statistics Division, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, of the United Nations Secretariat. The contents of the Yearbook continue to be under review. Please send any comments or views to our email address, [email protected] The tables include series covering an appropriate historical period, depending upon data availability (as of 31 July 2017) and space constraints, for as many countries, territories and statistical areas of the world as available. The tables cover a period up to 2017, with some of the data being estimated.


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