Qualitative image data source. A leading information provider focused on the global advertising industry. Partnered with the leading trade press worldwide, but also with the industry's top award shows, AdForum.com gathers information on 20,000 agencies and 150,000 campaigns (TV, print, interactive, etc.).
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development has a very large economic dataset for its 34 members (generally upper and middle income countries) and some economic data on non-OECD countries.
UNdata is the United Nations Data Access System which provides access to current, relevant and reliable statistics. Some data goes back 60 years. The domains covered are agriculture, education, energy, industry, labour, national accounts, population and tourism. You can also find indicators such as Millennium Development Goals. UNdata also has links to a very large number of national data and statistics organizations and agencies.
One of the most comprehensive compilations of information on the status of women in the world. The Project facilitates understanding the linkage between the situation of women and the security of nation-states. It combs the extant literature and conducts expert interviews to find qualitative and quantitative information on over 310 indicators of women's status in 174 countries.
Recognizing that transparency and accountability are essential to development, the World Bank Group provides free access to its comprehensive set of data on living standards around the globe--some 2,000 indicators, including hundreds that go back 50 years. The data is available in Arabic, French, and Spanish in addition to English.
This database focuses on the study of happiness, aka "subjective well-being." It contains both an extensive bibliography on the literature of happiness as well as data and surveys on the topic. It is the brainchild of the Dutch sociologist, Ruut Veerhoven, at Erasmus University.
A social survey designed to chart and explain the interaction between Europe's changing institutions and the attitudes, beliefs and behaviour patterns. Free registration. SAS, SPSS, POR, STATA, Statistica, NSDstat, Dbase, and a variety of delimited text formats downloads. For the data savvy only.
The statistical office of the European Union situated in Luxembourg. Its task is to provide the European Union with statistics at European level that enable comparisons between countries and regions. SPSS downloads.