ESCAP Statistical Database

Released: 15 December 2016

The ESCAP Statistical database provides a regional perspective on development issues in Asia and the Pacific. It contains over 350 indicators disaggregated into over 1200 data series organized in 16 domains. SDG global indicators for which data is available have been incorporated into the ESCAP database.

Data is presented for the 58 regional ESCAP members as well as for a large number of country groupings relevant in analyzing development in the region. Data is sourced from international data sources to ensure comparability across countries and is updated regularly to maintain the database as a comprehensive statistical resource on development in Asia-Pacific.

The Statistical Yearbook 2015 - facts and trends at the outset of the 2030 Development Agenda

Cover of Statistical Yearbook

Released: 17 February 2016

For the first time the Yearbook is presenting analyses of the major development trends for countries in Asia and the Pacific as they relate to the new 17 Sustainable Development Goals, investigating subregional trends and highlighting progress and disparities in social, economic and environmental development.

The Yearbook is being released with “Did you know?” development facts about the region, and an overview factsheet for each country in Asia and the Pacific.