The Department is subscribed to online access to World Bank and IMF data. There are also many other online datasets available in our library.

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

IMF International Financial Statistics (IFS)

The IFS offer approximately 32,000 time series covering more than 200 countries starting in 1948. It includes exchange rates, fund accounts and the main global and country economic indicators.

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World Bank

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World Bank World Development Indicators (WDI)

The WDI are the primary World Bank collection of development indicators, compiled from officially-recognized international sources. It presents the most current and accurate global development data available, and includes national, regional and global estimates.

World Bank International Debt Statistics (IDS) - formerly known as World Bank Global Development Finance (GDF)

GDF focuses on financial flows, trends in external debt, and other major financial indicators for developing countries. It includes over 200 time series indicators from 1970 to 2008, for most reporting countries.


Guide to using the World DataBank (PDF)