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Statistics in Category: Government

Agriculture

Statistics and graphs related to agriculture are found here. How many agricultural workers are there per hectare? Tractors? Which country produces the maximum cotton? Who is the biggest exporter of bananas? Click in if these interest you.

TOP STATS: Agricultural land > Sq. km, Agricultural growth, Arable land > Hectares per capita and 322 more

Background

What is the background of the country? National bird? Get a quick summary of countries in this section.

TOP STATS: Overview, First human settlement > Date, Full name and 21 more

Conflict

TOP STATS: Terrorism > Global Terrorism Index, Civil war and unrest > Arab Spring death toll, Terrorism > Government reaction to the death of Osama bin Laden and 29 more

Cost of living

TOP STATS: Average monthly disposable salary > After tax, Prices at markets > Loaf of bread > Fresh, white, Local purchasing power and 52 more

Crime

No explanation needed for this section. Murders. Guns. Jails. Crimes. Judges. We have all of that and more out here. Actually we go deeper than your routine crime beat sections. How many adults were prosecuted? What percentage were convicted? How many were women? What is the death penalty rate in different countries? How safe do the citizens perceive they are? Do they trust the police? Will they report a crime? You'll find surprising answers here.

TOP STATS: Crime levels, Violent crime > Intentional homicide rate, Suicide rates > Suicide rate (both sexes) and 183 more

Culture

TOP STATS: Food and drink > Beer consumption, Happy Planet Index, Smoking > Cigarettes per adult per year and 67 more

Disasters

The tsunami rocked the civilized world with its widespread devastation. Learn the details of the losses incurred by the countries affected. How are the developed countries helping out? Who has pledged the most money? How do they compare? Check out...

TOP STATS: Chernobyl > Contaminated area (percent of country), Tsunami > Death toll, Storm deaths > 2009 and 47 more

Economy

This category is all about money. GDP. Aid. Gross national income. Debt. Inflation. Trade balance. Foreign investment. Government spending. You get the idea.

TOP STATS: GDP, Population below poverty line, GDP per capita and 3717 more

Education

Any and every statistic which can be collected about schooling and the whole education sector can be found here. What is the duration of education in different countries? Is the percentage of enrollment different for sexes? How long do students spend learning their mother tongues? What is the mathematical aptitude of the average 8 year old? How many university degrees are awarded to females? What is the percentage of students who find school boring? We've tabulated them all for you.

TOP STATS: Children out of school, primary, Literacy > Total population, Compulsary education duration and 908 more

Energy

How does your country fare in Traditional Fuel Consumption? In Geothermal Energy Consumption? How many barrels of oil were imported into your country last year? Does your production of hydroelectricity match your consumption? Which countries in the world successfully produce nuclear energy for consumption? What is the average energy usage per person? All your questions regarding different forms of energy, their generation and consumption have been answered here.

TOP STATS: Electricity > Consumption, Oil > Consumption, Commercial energy use and 2387 more

Environment

How much area is declared as protected in the different countries of the world? How many endangered species of reptiles, mammals, birds etc are found in different countries? What are the national levels of pollution? Emissions? Nuclear waste generation? Salination of water resources and expenditure for waste treatment. International treaties, ratification and complaince. You'll find almost all statistics related to environmental pollution and conservational efforts here.

TOP STATS: Ecological footprint, Pollution perceptions > Air pollution, Marine fish catch and 331 more

Geography

All the stats pertaining to the physical features of the country in question can be found here. This implies that if you are looking for the co-ordinates or map references of countries, the land area, climate, boundaries, terrain, natural resources or coastlines, your search ends here.

TOP STATS: Area > Comparative, Geographic coordinates, Land area > Square miles and 102 more

Government

This category is all about the functioning of the government machinery. So, you'll find stats on the goverment administrative divisions, the executive, legistative and judiciary branches, constitution, parliamentary seats, secession attemps, suffrage, corruption - everything connected with our esteemed politicians.

TOP STATS: Government type, Legal system, Political pressure groups and leaders and 392 more

Health

Statistics about the health of a country's citizens are present in this category. You can find stats related to birth weights, rates on smoking, HIV incidence, incidence of cancer, circulatory and other diseases, stats on infant and maternal mortality, life expectancy, suicide rates, teenage pergnancy and other health related topics. We also have some details on health expenditure and health care funding out here.

TOP STATS: Physicians > Per 1,000 people, Life expectancy at birth, total > Years, Births and maternity > Total fertility rate and 529 more

Industry

Lists all industry related stats like production of cars, buses trucks, LCVs, different industries like biotech firms and so on.

TOP STATS: Manufacturing output, Manufacturing, value added > Current US$ per capita, Gross value added by manufacturing and 94 more

Labor

You can find detailed stats on the economic activity of the labor force broken over different age-groups and sexes. We also have stats on employment in different sectors, trade union memberships, the average work time, the average number of days the workers take off or even just don't show up! How many female decision makers does a country have? Doctors? What is the normal gender division of the housework? What are the unemployment details and benefits available? How long does an average person need to work to buy a loaf of bread? A car? A television set? Compare these values for different countries.

TOP STATS: Labor force > By occupation, Unemployment rate, Salaries and benefits > Hourly minimum wage and 374 more

Language

What are the main languages spoken in the countries? How many English language speakers are there per country? How about French and Spanish? Check out the results here..

TOP STATS: Languages, Major language(s), French status and 21 more

Lifestyle

Here we rank countries based on amphetamine and cannabis use. But more interestingly, we go into their mindset. What do the citizens of different countries think of their armed forces? Will they report a crime? Do they trust their neighbours? What about their governments? Are they happy with life in general? How charitable are they? What is their political orientation? Are they proud of their countries? Will they fight for their countries? This is an utterly captivating category.

TOP STATS: Quality of life index, Happiness net, Food and drink > Soft drink > Consumption and 110 more

Media

Countries are ranked here depending on the penetration level of computers, phones, fax machines, radios, television sets, mobile phones etc. We also have other stats related to media like vastness of different networks, revenue and employment in different telecom sectors here.

TOP STATS: Internet users, Internet > Internet users per thousand people, Broadcast media and 429 more

Military

Want to know the size of the army in Iran? The number of tanks in Germany? Want to compare the weapon holdings in North and South Korea? Worried about the WMDs world over? Need to know the exact number of countries who have signed terrorism conventions? Or just curious about the coalition forces in the Gulf War? We've tried to collect all details available in the public domain for you here.

TOP STATS: Air force > Combat aircraft, Navy > Corvette warships, Global Peace Index and 285 more

People

Facts relating to the actual life of people are found here. So we have birth and death rates, marriage and divorce rates, single parents, one-person households and teenage pregnancies, size of households and elderly institutions, ethnicity and chinese population - just about every stat you always wanted to know! What is the average age of women when they first get married? How happy are they when compared to their mothers? What is the gender development index in different countries? What will the population be in 2020? Don't miss this category even if you didn't come searching for it specifically.

TOP STATS: Population, Ethnic groups, Birth rate and 1058 more

Religion

Where else could you find the number of Catholics, Catholic priests, Catholic parishes, Jehovahs Witnesses and the number of permanent deacons, and compare them all between major nations in a per-capita format? Check them all here.

TOP STATS: Religions, Major religion(s), Buddhism > By Country > Buddhism > Buddhist total and 111 more

Sports

Who scored the maximum medals in the olympics? What about the summer and winter olympics? What are the latest FIFA rankings? Which country has the maximum number of Mt. Everest ascents? Get all the answers in this sports section.

TOP STATS: Chess > GrandMasters, FIFA World Ranking > Men, FIFA country code and 508 more

Terrorism

This is a category which needs particular highlighting as the growing concern and need for awareness continues to press upon our front pages, in the minds of our leadership and politicians, and indeed, in our everyday conversations. We hope to expand this category into timely and essential data you can rely on to make sense of global and national security, political and societal violence, and our perceptions which are shaped by these notions.

TOP STATS: Number of Known Terrorist Organizations Present, Global Terrorism Indicator, Terrorist Acts > 1968-2006 > Incidences and 30 more

Transport

Here you can find the numbers on the different modes of transportation. How many cars does a country have? Airports? What is the lenght of its highways? What proportion is paved? What about runways, heliports and ports? Lets not leave out waterways or the merchant navy. We have them all here.

TOP STATS: Airports, Ports and terminals, Roadways > Unpaved and 445 more

Travel

TOP STATS: Inbound tourism > Arrivals, Inbound tourism > Passenger transport spending, Inbound tourism > Arrivals per thousand people and 19 more

Weather

TOP STATS: Temperature > Highest temperature ever recorded, Temperature > Highest temperature ever recorded > Location, Precipitation and 4 more

STAT
COUNTRIES COVERED
Administrative divisions 235
Constitution 238
Flag description 266
Government corruption rating 77
Government type 234
Independence 236
International organization participation 238
Judicial branch 240
Legal system 266
Legislative branch 233
National anthem 236
National holiday 241
Political parties and leaders 240
Political pressure groups and leaders 236
Suffrage 237
SUBCATEGORIES
Administrative divisions 2 stats How Democratic Is the American Constitution? 2 stats Parties in the European Council during 2011 3 stats
Buenos Aires Convention 3 stats Judicial branch 2 stats Patent treaties 2 stats
Capital 4 stats Key ministers 13 stats Political parties and leaders 2 stats
Capital city 4 stats Leaders 16 stats Procedures to build a warehouse 3 stats
Council of EU 13 stats Legislative branch 4 stats Procedures to enforce a contract 3 stats
Country name 6 stats Legislature (parliament) 11 stats Procedures to register property 3 stats
Democracy 38 stats Monarchy 3 stats Red tape 22 stats
Democracy and rights 23 stats National anthem 2 stats Spending 13 stats
Diplomatic representation from the US 6 stats Parliament 5 stats Stabilisation and Association process 3 stats
Diplomatic representation in the US 6 stats Parties in the European Council during 1999 3 stats Start-up procedures to register a business 3 stats
Executive branch 7 stats Parties in the European Council during 2002 2 stats Total businesses registered 3 stats
FAX 2 stats Parties in the European Council during 2005 3 stats Trademarks 6 stats
Foreign relations 15 stats Parties in the European Council during 2008 2 stats Transnational Issues 8 stats
General government final 10 stats Parties in the European Council during 2010 4 stats
SUBCATEGORIES
Administrative divisions 2 stats How Democratic Is the American Constitution? 2 stats Parties in the European Council during 2011 3 stats
Buenos Aires Convention 3 stats Judicial branch 2 stats Patent treaties 2 stats
Capital 4 stats Key ministers 13 stats Political parties and leaders 2 stats
Capital city 4 stats Leaders 16 stats Procedures to build a warehouse 3 stats
Council of EU 13 stats Legislative branch 4 stats Procedures to enforce a contract 3 stats
Country name 6 stats Legislature (parliament) 11 stats Procedures to register property 3 stats
Democracy 38 stats Monarchy 3 stats Red tape 22 stats
Democracy and rights 23 stats National anthem 2 stats Spending 13 stats
Diplomatic representation from the US 6 stats Parliament 5 stats Stabilisation and Association process 3 stats
Diplomatic representation in the US 6 stats Parties in the European Council during 1999 3 stats Start-up procedures to register a business 3 stats
Executive branch 7 stats Parties in the European Council during 2002 2 stats Total businesses registered 3 stats
FAX 2 stats Parties in the European Council during 2005 3 stats Trademarks 6 stats
Foreign relations 15 stats Parties in the European Council during 2008 2 stats Transnational Issues 8 stats
General government final 10 stats Parties in the European Council during 2010 4 stats
STAT
COUNTRIES COVERED
ASEAN > Date joined 10
Administrative divisions 235
Background 2
Basis of executive legitimacy 195
Bicycle helmets > Legislation > Bicycle helmet legislation > Date enacted 10
CPIA building human resources rating > 1=low to 6=high 77
CPIA efficiency of revenue mobilisation rating > 1=low to 6=high 77
CPIA equity of public resource use rating 75
CPIA equity of public resource use rating > 1=low to 6=high 77
CPIA financial sector rating > 1=low to 6=high 77
CPIA fiscal policy rating > 1=low to 6=high 77
CPIA macroeconomic management rating 77
CPIA policies for social inclusion or equity cluster average > 1=low to 6=high 76
CPIA policy and institutions for environmental sustainability rating > 1=low to 6=high 77
CPIA property rights and rule-based governance rating > 1=low to 6=high 77
CPIA public sector management and institutions cluster average > 1=low to 6=high 77
CPIA quality of budgetary and financial management rating > 1=low to 6=high 77
CPIA quality of public administration rating 75
CPIA quality of public administration rating > 1=low to 6=high 77
CPIA social protection rating > 1=low to 6=high 75
CPIA structural policies cluster average > 1=low to 6=high 77
CPIA trade rating > 1=low to 6=high 77
Capital city 236
Civil law system 73
Commonwealth of Nations > Date joined 50
Constitution 238
Constitution > Note 12
Constitution codification > Date 51
Constitutional form 195
Constitutional monarchy > Current constitutional monarchies > Last constitution established 34
Copyright > Reference 25
Copyright laws > Copyright duration 1
Corruption > Bribe Payers Index 21
Council of Europe > Date joined 35
Countries' copyright length > Usual term of copyright protection 5
Country Policy and Institutional Assessment > Business regulation effectiveness 77
Country Policy and Institutional Assessment debt policy rating > 1=low to 6=high 77
Coup d'etat > Current leaders who assumed power via coups d'etat > Name 1
Date of transition to republican system of government > Republic since 54
Dependency status 56
Dependent areas 7
Diplomatic relations with China > Establishment date 31
Diplomatic representation from the US 74
Diplomatic representation in the US 62
Economic management rating 77
Embassies and high commissions in Ottawa > Address 5
European Union > Council of the European Union votes 28
FAX 183
Failed States Index 33
Flag description 266
Flag description > Note 67
Flag modification 18
Foreign relations of Pope Pius XII > Nuncios > Ambassador 8
Foreign relations of Western Sahara > States recognizing the SADR > Date of recognition 78
Form of government 49
Government corruption rating 77
Government spending > Government expenditure as a percentage of GDP 51
Government type 234
Governor-General > Commonwealth countries with Governors General > From 15
Head of state > Means of election 1
IDA resource allocation index > 1=low to 6=high 77
Independence 236
Informal payments to public officials > % of firms 112
International law organization participation 197
International organization participation 238
International relations 144
Judicial branch 240
Legal origin 124
Legal system 266
Legal system > Legal system 4
Legal systems > Common law base 1
Legislative branch 233
Libertas list candidates at the 2009 European Parliament elections > Summary > Number of candidates 4
Libertas.eu > 2009 European Parliament elections > Elected > Candidates > 8 June 2009 1
Management time dealing with officials > % of management time 93
Members of ASEAN > ASEAN member states > Membership date 10
National anthem 236
National holiday 241
National symbol(s) 186
Parliament (legislature) > Women's share of lower house seats 10
Parliamentary republic adoption date 44
Parties in the European Council between January and April 2004 > Leaders > January 1 > 2004 > Leader 14
Parties in the European Council during 2000 > Leaders > January 1 > 2000 > Leader 14
Parties in the European Council during 2001 > Leaders > January 1 > 2001 > European party 9
Parties in the European Council during 2003 > Leaders > January 1 > 2003 > European party 14
Parties in the European Council during 2006 > Leaders > January 1 > 2006 > Votes 24
Parties in the European Council during 2007 > Leaders > January 1 > 2007 > European party 26
Parties in the European Council during 2009 > Leaders > January 1 > 2009 > Leader 26
Policy uncertainty > % of managers surveyed ranking this as a major business constraint 91
Political parties and leaders 240
Political pressure groups and leaders 236
Political pressure groups and leaders > Other 71
Politics 159
Proportion of seats held by women in national parliament 180
Proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments > % 192
Republic establishment date 102
Role of head of state 195
Ruling party 92
Secession attempts 23
Strength of legal rights index > 0=weak to 10=strong 172
Suffrage 237
Time required to build a warehouse > Days 169
Time required to enforce a contract > Days 171
Time required to register property > Days 167
Time required to start a business > Days 171
Time to prepare and pay taxes > Hours 168
Time to resolve insolvency > Years 151
UN membership date 174
US state governer 4
United Nations mission 6
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