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TCNJ Library Resources
Don't forget about books and articles as a resource for finding information about the country and/or culture you are researching. Use the directions and links on the "Find Books" and "Find Articles" to locate information about the geographic and cultural context of your research topic.
Country and Demographic Information
Statistical Yearbook of the United Nations
Statistical data for more than 270 countries/territories on population, labor, agriculture, forestry, fishing, industry, mining, manufacturing, transportation, communication, tourism, finance, energy, wages and prices, and more. Updated by the Monthly Bulletin of Statistics.
UN Social Indicators
Includes statistics on: Childbearing, Education, Health, Housing, Human settlements, Literacy, Income and economic activity, Population, Unemployment, Water supply and sanitation, and Youth and elderly populations.
Country Profiles (DataMonitor via Business Source Premier)
1) Change search interface from Basic Search to Advanced Search.
2) Enter your country name to the first search box (and change the search field to "GE Geographic Terms")
3) Enter “datamonitor” in the next search box
4) Enter "country profile" in the next search box
Global Edge (Michigan State University)
Source for statistical data for nearly every country around the world. Information on historical, economic, and political conditions is available.
CIA World Factbook
Statistical information on each country includes land and water area, boundaries, elevations, population, birth & death rates, life expectancy, ethnic groups, GDP, inflation rate, unemployment rate, exports, imports, transportation, the military and more.
Population Reference Bureau
Private nonprofit organization providing information and statistics on population, health and environment for United States and international community.
General statistics on over 300 categories from almost every country in the world. You can compare two countries at a time.
BBC News Country Profiles
History, politics and economic background; includes audio or video clips from BBC archives.