The Statistics Division maintains a statistical database providing a regional perspective on development issues in Asia and the Pacific. The statistical database, containing approximately 500 data series, is updated twice a year (March and October) and made available online for users. To access, please click on the link below.
The Statistical Yearbook, published every two years, constitutes the printed version of the statistical database. In addition to summary data tables, the Statistical Yearbook includes short introductory analytical texts highlighting major trends and presenting key messages of importance for the region on population, education, health, poverty and inequalities, gender, economy, environment and connectivity issues.
Statistical data are also presented as country profiles presenting selected data series with the latest available values and numerous statistical charts showing trends over the last 20 years, and where possible comparison with regional and world averages.
The data visualization area offers alternative ways for data users to manipulate data through a choice of interactive tools to generate time-animated statistical charts and maps.