Statistical Yearbook for Latin America

clip_image002[1]The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) has presented a complete statistical yearbook of the Hispanic world with interesting information to many investigated processes.

These data are both collected and projected for several years ahead, among then it has drawn my attention the urban city population data from different Hispanic countries and the results in reducing poverty do not overlap very well with the institutions’ reports that manage funds for the Poverty Reduction Strategy (PRS)

clip_image004There is the option to download the document in English or Spanish in pdf format, it is very important that also has integrated online data can be downloaded in excel format.

Among the topics to be found there are:

1 SOCIAL STATISTICS

  • 1.1 POPULATION
  • 1.2 WORKING
  • 1.3 EDUCATION
  • 1.4 HEALTH
  • 1.5 HOUSING AND BASIC SERVICES
  • 1.6 POVERTY AND INCOME DISTRIBUTION
  • 1.7 GENDER

2 ECONOMIC STATISTICS

  • 2.1 NATIONAL ACCOUNTS
  • 2.2 EXTERNAL SECTOR
  • 2.3 PRICES
  • 2.4 SECTOR STATISTICS

3 NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL STATISTICS

  • 3.1 PROTECTED AREAS
  • 3.2 LAND USE
  • 3.3 SEAS AND COASTAL EDGE
  • 3.4 FOREST
  • 3.5 ENERGY
  • 3.6 AIR AND ATMOSPHERE
  • 3.7 NATURAL DISASTERS
  • 3.8 TRANSPORT AND INFRASTRUCTURE
  • 3.9 ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT

There are also included technical notes that explain the criteria used, methodology, terms and sources of information.

By:  GeoBolivia, a blog that I recommend to follow.

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