World Tables of Economic and Social Indicators, 1950-1988 (ICPSR 9300)

Published: Feb 17, 1992

Principal Investigator(s):
World Bank. International Economics Department


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This data collection contains economic and social indicators for 136 countries. Included are economic variables such as gross national product, gross domestic product, value added in agriculture, industry, manufacturing, and services, value of imports and exports, private consumption, government consumption, gross national savings, gross domestic savings, government deficit or surplus, net direct foreign investment, repayments of long-term loans, public long-term debt, international reserves excluding gold, and gold holdings at London market price. Many variables are expressed both in terms of current prices and in terms of constant 1980 prices. Demographic and social variables include population, total fertility rate, crude birth rate, life expectancy at birth, food production per capita, percent of labor force in agriculture, percent of labor force that is female, and primary and secondary school enrollment rates.

World Bank. International Economics Department. World Tables of Economic and Social Indicators, 1950-1988. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1992-02-17.

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Benin   Papua New Guinea   Sudan   Paraguay   Portugal   Syria   North Korea   Solomon Islands   Bahamas   Grenada   Greece   Cayman Islands   Morocco   Mali   Panama   Guatemala   Guyana   Chile   Nepal   Argentina   Tanzania   Seychelles   Zambia   Ghana   Belize   Bahrain   India   Canada   Guinea-Bissau   Turkey   Belgium   Finland   Comoros   South Africa   Trinidad and Tobago   Central African Republic   Jamaica   Peru   Germany   Yemen   Fiji   Hong Kong   United States   China (Peoples Republic)   Somalia   Chad   Madagascar   Ivory Coast   Thailand   Libya   Western Samoa   Costa Rica   Sweden   Malawi   Poland   Kuwait   Jordan   Nigeria   Tunisia   Sri Lanka   Uruguay   United Kingdom   United Arab Emirates   Kenya   Switzerland   Spain   Venezuela   Liberia   Mauritania   Saint Lucia   Burkina Faso   Swaziland   Israel   Australia   Cameroon   Cyprus   Malaysia   Iceland   Global   Oman   Gabon   South Korea   Austria   Yugoslavia   Mozambique   El Salvador   Luxembourg   Brazil   Algeria   Slovenia   Lesotho   Tonga   Antigua and Barbuda   Colombia   Ecuador   Hungary   Japan   Mauritius   Bouvet Island   New Zealand   Vanuatu   Senegal   Italy   Honduras   Ethiopia   Haiti   Burundi   Singapore   Egypt   Sierra Leone   Bolivia   Malta   Saudi Arabia   Cape Verde   Netherlands   Pakistan   Gambia   Ireland   Slovakia   France   Saint Kitts-Nevis   Bhutan   Togo   Niger   Philippines   Rwanda   Bangladesh   Nicaragua   Barbados   Norway   Botswana   Saint Vincent and the Grenadines   Democratic Republic of Congo   Denmark   Dominican Republic   Uganda   Mexico   Zimbabwe   Suriname   Saint Helena   Indonesia   Dominica

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1950 -- 1988

An earlier version of this data collection, WORLD TABLES OF ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL INDICATORS 1950-1981 (ICPSR 8197), may contain variables not included in the present collection.

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