Contains more than 450 statistical time series for countries from around the world covering a wide range of economic and socio-demographic topics. Includes descriptions of the international sources and definitions used in compiling the data. View a tutorial on this database here.
Freedom House provides annual scores of civil and political rights for most countries.The Freedom in the World dataset covers the period 1972-present. The Freedom of the Press dataset offers scores of press freedom for the years 1980-present.
EMDAT contains essential core data on the occurrence and effects of over 12,800 mass disasters in the world from 1900 to present. The database is compiled from various sources, including UN agencies, non-governmental organizations, insurance companies, research institutes and press agencies.