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Energy and Environment data
International Energy Agency Data & statistics
Data and statistics from the International Energy Agency (IEA)
Energy Information Administration
The Department of Energy's statistical agency, with information on petroleum, natural gas, coal, electricity, nuclear, renewable & alternative fuels: extraction, production, consumption, etc.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
The EPA is the federal agency charged with protecting human health and safeguarding the natural environment. The agency collects and disseminates a wide variety of statistical data: browse or search the site by topic to find it.
Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC)
A NASA data center with datasets in thematic areas including agriculture, climate, conservation, governance, hazards, health, infrastructure, land use, marine/coastal, population, poverty, remote sensing, sustainability, urban, water.
The main statistical data search page for the United Nations. Retrieves information across disparate UN databases, from countries around the world. See the "Metadata" link to see information about data sets, and the "More" link to see an advanced search and an "Explorer" view that allows you to browse by data set, source, or topic.
UN Data: Energy Statistics
Energy Statistics Database provides annual statistics on production, trade, transformation and consumption (end-use) for solid, liquid, and gaseous fuels, electricity, and heat. Statistics are provided for over 230 countries from 1950 onward, updated annually.
More data and help with data
Country profiles and data
Our Research Guide to Country Data is a good starting point for different types of information and data about a country.
Below are more links to resources that provide information and statistics by country. Some are available freely online and others require that you log in with your St. Thomas login.
CIA World Factbook
The U.S. government's complete geographical handbook, featuring 268 full-color maps and flags of all nations and geographical entities. Each country profile tracks such demographics as population, ethnicity and literacy rates, as well as political, geographical and economic data. Free web site.
Passport This link opens in a new window
Euromonitor’s Passport is a global market research database providing statistics, analysis, reports, and surveys on industries, countries, and consumers worldwide. Available only to current UST students, faculty, and staff.
The main statistical data search page for the United Nations. Choose the country from the middle column under Popular statistical tables to get an overview of statistics for that country.
International Financial Statistics Online This link opens in a new window
Sponsored by the International Monetary Fund, IFS is a standard source of economic and financial data for most countries of the world. Includes many macroeconomic indicators including measures of money supply, exchange rates, trade/balance of payments, prices/inflation, interest rates, employment, and national income & product accounts. Useful for international economics and business statistical data needs. Can search for indicators & countries and download to Excel.
OECD Economic Surveys
Comprehensive economic analyses of OECD member and non-member countries. Choose Browse by Theme and Country to find reports, chapters, and data tables. Themes include Energy, Environment, Transportation, Nuclear Energy and more.
International merchandise trade statistics from the United Nations.
UN Sustainable Development Goals Indicators
Database of downloadable indicators on sustainability.
World Bank Countries & Regions
Includes country profiles, statistics, and general reports.
World Bank data portal
A new site searchable by country, topic, or indicator.
World Development Indicators
"The World Development Indicators (WDI) provides a comprehensive selection of economic, social and environmental indicators, drawing on data from the World Bank and more than 30 partner agencies. The database covers more than 900 indicators for 210 economies with data back to 1960."
World Development Report
World Development Indicators (the statistical portion) presents selected social, economic, and demographic data on 180 countries. This report is published by the World Bank on a different topic each year.
World Economic Outlook Databases
Selected macroeconomic data series including national accounts, inflation, unemployment rates, balance of payments, fiscal indicators, trade for countries and country groups (aggregates), and commodity prices. Data is available from 1980 to present. From the International Monetary Fund.