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1. Select indicators (maximum of five)
Adult literacy rate
Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof.
Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes.
Alcohol per capita consumption (aged 15 years and older) within a calendar year in litres of pure alcohol
Almonds, with shell
Aluminium and articles thereof.
Aluminium ores and concentrates (Bauxite)
Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products; prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes.
Annual mean levels of fine particulate matter (PM2.5) in cities (population weighted)
Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof.
Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted.
Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted.
Articles of iron or steel.
Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silk-worm gut).
Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials.
Average annual population growth rate
Bed-places in hotels and similar establishments
Beverages, spirits and vinegar.
Brazil nuts, with shell
Broad beans, horse beans, dry
Cabbages and other brassicas
Capital Account net
Carbon Dioxide Emission
Carpets and other textile floor coverings.
Carrots and turnips
Cashew nuts, with shell
Castor oil seed
Cauliflowers and broccoli
Cement, except in the form of clinkers
Chillies and peppers, dry
Chillies and peppers, green
Chromium ores and concentrates
Clocks and watches and parts thereof.
CO2 emissions per capita
CO2 emissions, total, per capita and per $1 GDP (PPP)
Cocoa and cocoa preparations.
Coffee, tea, maté and spices.
Commodities not specified according to kind
Compensation of employees
Condom use to overall contraceptive use among currently married women 15-49 years old
Constant 2005 prices and PPP$
Consumption of ozone-depleting CFCs in ODP
Contraceptive use among currently married women 15-49 years old
Copper and articles thereof.
Copper ores and concentrates
Cork and articles of cork.
Coverage by protected areas of important sites for mountain biodiversity
Cow peas, dry
Crude birth rate
Crude death rate
Crude steel and steel semi-finished products
Cucumbers and gherkins
Current account balance
Dairy produce; birds' eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included.
Death rate associated with malaria per 100,000 population
Death rate due to road traffic injuries
Debt service ratio
Deposit rate (%)
Diamonds and other precious stones, unworked
Direct Investment, domestic
Discount rate (%)
Dollar value of all resources made available to strengthen statistical capacity in developing countries
Domestic material consumption
Ease of Doing Business
Economically Active Population
Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons.
Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers.
Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles.
Electricity - Consumption
Electricity - total fossil fules production
Electricity - total hydro production
Electricity - total net generation
Employment to population ratio, 15+, total
Energy intensity level of primary energy
Energy use (Kg oil equivalent) per $1,000 (PPP) GDP
Errors and omissions
Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations.
Estimated HIV incidence rate, Age: Under 15
Exchange rate, period average
Expenditure on GDP at constant purchaser's values: Change in inventories
Expenditure on GDP at constant purchaser's values: Exports of goods and services
Expenditure on GDP at constant purchaser's values: Gross fixed capital formation
Expenditure on GDP at constant purchaser's values: Less imports of goods and services
Expenditure on GDP at constant purchaser's values: Private final consumption
Expenditure on GDP at current purchaser's values: Government final consumption
Expenditure on GDP at current purchaser's values: Private final consumption
Expenditure on GDP at constant purchaser's values: Final consumption expenditure
Expenditure on GDP at constant purchaser's values: Government final consumption
Expenditure on GDP at constant purchaser's values: Gross capital formation
Expenditure on GDP at current purchaser's values
Expenditure on GDP at current purchaser's values: Change in inventories
Expenditure on GDP at current purchaser's values: Exports of goods and services
Expenditure on GDP at current purchaser's values: Final consumption expenditure
Expenditure on GDP at current purchaser's values: Gross capital formation
Expenditure on GDP at current purchaser's values: Gross fixed capital formation
Expenditure on GDP at current purchaser's values: Less imports of goods and services
Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations.
Fibre Crops, nes
Financial Account net
Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates.
Fixed Internet broadband Subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
Fixed telephone lines (per 100 inhabitants)
Flax fibre and tow
Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles.
Forest Area as % of Land Area
Fruit, citrus nes
Fruit, Fresh nes
Fruit, tropical fresh, nes
Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated signs, illuminated name-plates and the like; prefabricated buildings.
Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof.
GDP by kind of economic activity at constant prices: Agriculture, hunting , forestry and Fishing
GDP by kind of economic activity at constant prices: Construction
GDP by kind of economic activity at constant prices: Gross domestic product at factor cost / basic prices
GDP by kind of economic activity at constant prices: Gross domestic product at market prices
GDP by kind of economic activity at constant prices: Less Imputed Service Charges
GDP by kind of economic activity at constant prices: Manufacturing
GDP by kind of economic activity at constant prices: Mining, Manufacturing, Utilities
GDP by kind of economic activity at constant prices: Other Activities
GDP by kind of economic activity at constant prices: Plus: Indirect Taxes / taxes on products, less subsidies
GDP by kind of economic activity at constant prices: Total Value Added
GDP by kind of economic activity at constant prices: Transport and communications()
GDP by kind of economic activity at constant prices: Wholesale & retail trade, restaurants, hotels
GDP by kind of economic activity at current market prices: Agriculture, hunting , forestry and Fishing
GDP by kind of economic activity at current market prices: Construction
GDP by kind of economic activity at current market prices: Manufacturing
GDP by kind of economic activity at current market prices: Mining, Manufacturing, Utilities
GDP by kind of economic activity at current market prices: Other Activities
GDP by kind of economic activity at current market prices: Plus: Indirect Taxes / taxes on products, less subsidies
GDP by kind of economic activity at current market prices: Total Value Added
GDP by kind of economic activity at current market prices: Transport and communications
GDP by kind of economic activity at current market prices: Wholesale & retail trade, restaurants, hotels
GDP per capita
GDP, PPP (current international USD)
Gender parity index of teachers in upper secondary education who are trained
General government net lending/borrowing
Glass and glassware.
GNI per capita
Gold ores and concentrates
Granite, sandstone and other monumental or building stone
Grapefruit (inc. pomelos)
Gravel and crushed stone
Gross agricultural production
Gross Domestic Product at Current Market Price
Gross enrolment ratio in primary
Gross enrolment ratio in secondary
Gross enrolment ratio in teritiary
Gross food production
Gross graduation Ratio from Primary education
Gross National Income
Gross national saving
Groundnuts, with shell
Growth rates of household expenditure or income per capita
Gypsum; anhydrite; limestone and other calcareous stone
Headgear and parts thereof.
HIV prevalence among population aged 15-49 years old
Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use.
Infant mortality rate
Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals, of radioactive elements or of isotopes.
Interest rate - Central bank
Interest rate - Lending
International Health Regulations (IHR) core capacity index
International tourism expenditures
International tourism receipts
International tourist arrivals
Internet users per 100 inhabitants
Inward flows of Foreign Direct investment
Iron and steel.
Iron ores and concentrates
Knitted or crocheted fabrics.
Labour share of GDP, comprising wages and social protection transfers
Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts.
Land area covered by forest
Lead and articles thereof.
Lead ores and concentrates
Lemons and limes
Lettuce and chicory
Level of water stress: freshwater withdrawal as a proportion of available freshwater resources
Life expectancy at birth
Liquefied petroleum gas from petroleum refineries
Literacy rates of 15-24 years old
Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage.
Malaria incidence per 1,000 population
Man-made staple fibres.
Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork.
Manufacturing employment as a proportion of total employment
Manufacturing value added per capita at constant 2010 United States dollars
Marble, travertines, etc.
Maternal mortality ratio
Mean years of schooling
Meat and edible meat offal.
Men 15-24 years old with comprehensive correct knowledge of HIV/AIDS
Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes.
Miscellaneous articles of base metal.
Miscellaneous chemical products.
Miscellaneous edible preparations.
Miscellaneous manufactured articles.
Mobile telephone subscribers (per 100 inhabitants)
Mortality rate attributed to cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes or chronic respiratory disease, Age: 30 - 70
Mortality rate attributed to household and ambient air pollution
Mortality rate attributed to unintentional poisonings
Mortality rate attributed to unsafe water, unsafe sanitation and lack of hygiene
Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles.
Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones, precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewellery; coin.
Natural phosphates, P2O5 content
Net enrolment rate in primary education
Net enrolment rate in secondary education
Net ODA (% of GNI)
Net reproduction rate
Nickel and articles thereof.
Nickel ores and concentrates
Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof.
Number of countries with a national statistical plan that is fully funded and under implementation
Number of people requiring interventions against neglected tropical diseases
Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruit; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder.
Onions (inc. shallots), green
Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof.
Ores, slag and ash.
Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof.
Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags.
Other vegetable textile fibres; paper yarn and woven fabrics of paper yarn.
Outward flows of Foreign Direct investment
Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard.
Participation rate in organized learning (one year before the official primary entry age)
Passenger volume, by air transport
Paved Road (% of total)
Peaches and nectarines
Percentage of children under-five and underweight
Percentage of deliveries attended by skilled health personnel
Percentage of mothers provided at least one antenatal care
Percentage of population in a given age group achieving at least a fixed level of proficiency in functional literacy skills, Age: 15 - 64
Photographic or cinematographic goods.
Plastics and articles thereof.
Platinum ores and concentrates
Plums and sloes
Poorest quintile's share in national income or consumption
Population below national poverty line
Portfolio Investment (Net)
Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; pastrycooks' products.
Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates.
Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants.
Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair.
Prevalence of undernourishment
Prevalence of underweight children under-five years of age
Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans.
Producer Support Estimate
Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included.
Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten.
Proportion of 1 year-old children immunised against measles
Proportion of adults (15 years and older) with an account at a bank or other financial institution or with a mobile-money-service provider
Proportion of children aged 5-17 years engaged in labour
Proportion of children under 5 sleeping under insecticide-treated bednets
Proportion of children under 5 with fever who are treated with appropriate anti-malarial drugs
Proportion of employed population below the international poverty line of US$1.90 per day (the working poor)
Proportion of employed population below the international poverty line of US$1.90 per day (the working poor), Age: 25+
Proportion of important sites for terrestrial biodiversity that are covered by protected areas
Proportion of local breeds classified as being at unknown level of risk of extinction
Proportion of medium and high-tech industry value added in total value added
Proportion of overweight children (weight for height above plus two standard deviations from the median) under the age of 5 years
Proportion of own-account and contributing family workers in total employment
Proportion of population below minimum level of dietary energy consumption
Proportion of population using improved drinking water source
Proportion of population with advanced HIV infection with access to antiretroviral drugs
Proportion of population with primary reliance on clean fuels and technology
Proportion of schools with access to computers for pedagogical purposes, upper secondary level
Proportion of terrestrial and marine areas protected
Proportion of the population using improved sanitation facilities
Proportion of unemployed receiving unemployment benefits
Proportion of voting rights of developing countries in the World Trade Organisation
Proportion of young women and men aged 18-29 years who experienced sexual violence by age 18
Proportion of youth not in education, employment or training, Age: 15 - 24
Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; recovered (waste and scrap) paper or paperboard.
Pumpkins, squash and gourds
Pupil-teacher ratio, primary education
Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary education
Pupil-teacher ratio, tertiary education
Quartz crystal, natural
Quicklime, slaked lime and hydraulic lime
Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds.
Ratio of girls to boys in primary education
Ratio of girls to boys in secondary education
Ratio of girls to boys in tertiary education
Ratio of school attendance rate of orphans to school attendance rate of non orphans
Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather.
Real export growth
Real GDP growth rate
Real GDP per capita
Red List Index (upper bound)
Renewable energy share in the total final energy consumption
Research and development (R&D) expenditure as a proportion of GDP
Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal fodder.
Rooms in hotels and similar establishments
Roots and Tubers, nes
Rubber and articles thereof.
Salt and pure sodium chloride
Salt; sulphur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement.
School life Expectancy in Primary
School life Expectancy in Secondary
School life Expectancy in Tertiary
Seats held by women in national parliament
Section 0: Food and live animals
Section 1: Beverages and tobacco
Share of global export
Share of income held by poorest 10%
Share of income held by richest 10%
Share of women in wage employment in the non-agricultural sector
Ships, boats and floating structures.
Silver ores and concentrates
Slum population as percentage of urban
Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes, polishing or scouring preparations, candles and similar articles, modelling pastes, "dental waxes" and dental preparations with a basis of plaster.
Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace; tapestries; trimmings; embroidery.
Structure of demand at current market prices: Exports of goods and services
Structure of demand at current market prices: General government final consumption expenditure
Structure of demand at current market prices: Gross capital formation
Structure of demand at current market prices: Household consumption expenditure
Structure of demand at current market prices: Imports of goods and services
Structure of output at current market prices: Agriculture
Structure of output at current market prices: Industry
Structure of output at current market prices: of which manufacturing
Structure of output at current market prices: Services
Sugars and sugar confectionery.
Suicide mortality rate
Survival Rate to the last grade in Primary
Tangerines, mandarins, clem.
Tanning or dyeing extracts; tannins and their derivatives; dyes, pigments and other colouring matter; paints and varnishes; putty and other mastics; inks.
Terms of trade (2000=100)
The agriculture orientation index for government expenditures
Tin and articles thereof.
Tin ores and concentrates, includes Cassiterite
Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes.
Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal.
Total assistance for development, by recipient
Total contribution to employment
Total contribution to GDP
Total electricity production
Total external debt
Total external debt (% of GNI)
Total fertility rate
Total length of railways
Total official development assistance for biodiversity, by recipient
Total official flows disbursed for Aid for Trade, by recipient
Total official flows disbursements for agriculture, by recipient
Total official flows for infrastructure, by recipient
Total official flows for medical research and basic heath sectors, by recipient
Total official flows for water supply and sanitation, by recipient
Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof.
Tuberculosis incidence per 100,000 population (upper bound)
Tuberculosis incidence rate per year per 100,000 population
Tuberculosis prevalence rate per 100,000 population
Tuberculosis treatment success rate under DOTS
Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking-sticks, seat-sticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof.
Under five mortality rate (both sexes)
Unemployment rate, Age: 25+
Unsentenced detainees as a proportion of overall prison population
Uranium ores and concentrates
Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included.
Vegetables, fresh nes
Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling-stock, and parts and accessories thereof.
Volume of remittances (in United States dollars) as a proportion of total GDP
Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns; twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof.
Women 15-24 years old with comprehensive correct knowledge of HIV/AIDS
Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal.
Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric.
Works of art, collectors' pieces and antiques.
Youth unemployment rate, aged 15-24
Zinc and articles thereof.
Zinc ores and concentrates
2. Select areas
Central African Republic
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Sao Tome and Principe
United Republic of Tanzania
Oil producing economies
Least developed countires
3. Select period years
4. See the results
Sorghum - Production, Tonnes (thousands)
Sorghum - Production, Tonnes (thousands)
Deputy Executive secretary
ECA Conference Centre
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