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New release from United Nations ESCAP: Statistical Yearbook for Asia and the Pacific 2009

The Statistical Yearbook for Asia and the Pacific 2009 has just been released. You can find an electronic version of this authoritative reference on the Asian and Pacific region free-of-charge at http://www.unescap.org/stat/data/syb2009/ and read the press release at http://www.unescap.org/unis/sub_unis/press_releases.asp.

The 2009 issue provides a detailed picture of the major economic, social and environmental trends over the past two decades as well as providers readers with comparison of economic, social and environmental trends between the world regions (Asian and Pacific region, Africa, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean and North America). The topics covered are listed below. The website provides a link to an online database where all Yearbook data can be downloaded.

Within Asia and the Pacific, aggregates have been calculated, whenever possible, for ASEAN, ECO, SAARC, Central Asia, Pacific island developing economies, the least developed and land-locked countries and low-, middle- and high-income economies. Numbers are illustrated with charts and descriptive texts authored by experts of ESCAP and selected other United Nations agencies in the region.

The Production Team of the Statistical Yearbook for Asia and the Pacific 2009 http://www.unescap.org/stat/data/syb2009/Acknowledgements.asp

Areas covered in the Statistical Yearbook for Asia and the Pacific 2009: Overview

  1. Demographic trends
  2. Urbanization
  3. International migration
  4. Child health
  5. Maternal and reproductive health
  6. Gender equality
  7. HIV and AIDS
  8. Other major infectious diseases
  9. Health risks and causes of death
  10. Financial and human resources for health
  11. Access to water and sanitation
  12. Participation in education
  13. Educational outcomes
  14. Financial and human resources for education
  15. Research and development
  16. Economic growth
  17. Employment
  18. Poverty and inequality
  19. Information and communications technology
  20. Transport
  21. Financing for development
  22. International trade
  23. Fiscal balance
  24. Inflation and interest rates
  25. Tourism
  26. Biodiversity, protected areas and forests
  27. Air and water pollution
  28. Water use
  29. Energy supply and use
  30. Natural disasters

Source: ESCAP_Statistics

By: ESCAP_Statistics
When: 7/2/2014

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