U.S. Foreign Policy: Find Data & Statistics

This is a guide to resources for conducting research on United States foreign policy.

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Find Data & Statistics


  • IMF eLibrary
    Access to data and statistical tools, as well as books and reports. Topics covered include macroeconomics, development, trade and aid, technical assistance, and poverty reduction.
  • Indiastat
    Access to statistics from India. 
  • Jane's
    Provides news and analysis on global issues relating to security and defense issues. The content is updated daily. Image rich and contain an archive of content back to the late 1980s.
  • OECD iLibrary
    Includes all OECD books, reports, periodicals and statistical databases. Coverage: 1988 to the present, updated weekly.
  • Pollling the Nations
    Contains polls taken on a variety of subjects all over the world. Each record consists of one poll question and the participants' responses.
  • Statistical Insight
    Statistical information from the U.S. government, international intergovernmental organizations (IGOs), state governments, and private sources. Coverage varies.
  • UNdata
    More than 450 statistical time series for countries from around the world covering a wide range of economic and socio-demographic topics.
  • Vital statistics on American Politics
    Provides basic statistical information on U.S. government and politics: elections, Congress, the presidency, the judiciary, campaign finances, and more.
  • World Development Indicators (World Bank)
    WDI is a comprehensive database on development data covering 575 indicators, 225 countries, and 18 regional and income groups. Coverage varies.


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