UNdata is an online database of United Nations statistics for global users, launched by The United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA). Users can search and download a variety of statistical resources of the UN system.
Since its foundation, the UN system has been collecting statistical information from member states on a variety of topics. The information collected constitutes a considerable information asset of the organization. UNdata pools major UN databases and those of several international agencies into one single internet environment. Users can access a large number of UN databases either by browsing the data series or through a keyword search.
Useful features like country profiles, advanced search and glossaries are also provided to aid research. The numerous databases, tables and glossaries containing over 60 million data points cover a wide range of themes including:
- Human development,
- Information and Communication Technology,
- National Accounts,
- Millennium Development Goals indicators.