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Political Science: International & Comparative Statistics

Country Background & Statistical Information

Use these guides find cross national data sources by topic.


Use these sources for overviews of current issues in individual countries.


Use these sources to find country-level (and sometimes smaller) data on a plethora of topics.

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Developing Country Surveys and Microdata

International Statistics & Comparative Datasets

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Need basic background information on countries or international organizations?