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version 2.0.1 created November 20, 1998 Last update: February 18, 1999

 Inactive Statistical Sources

Latin American Statistical Sources

National Statistical Bureaus

Argentina
INDEC

National and some provincial statistical compendia, interactive databases, library search cgi.

Bolivia
INE

social and economic statistics, some held in databases accessible by password (free for now), some files may be downloaded as Excel sheets

Brazil
IBGE

National and regional statistical aggregates, ftp archive, Carta IBGE

Chile
INE

new location, brief compendia of demographic and economic indicators

Colombia
DANE

Now mounted on its own server with a mix of summary demographic, economic and social statistics

Ecuador
INEC

publications, directory, calendar of events and expansive statistics

Guatemala
INE

demographic, social and economic statistics

Mexico
INEGI

selected summaries of demography, education, health, economics, housing communications, climate, interactive databases BDINEGI

Peru
INEI

selected tables and graphs and new compilations of a wide range of national statistics, some regional

St. Lucia
St.LG

agriculture, GDP, labor, population, tourism, wage and annual statistics

Uruguay
INE

created spring 1998, has range of statistics, including data from the 1996 population and housing census; additional access to site through search engine

Venezuela
OCEI

excellent site with wide range of demographic, commercial, production and labor statistics displayed.

 

Additional National Statistical Producers
Argentina

MEyOSP (Ministerio de Economía Obras y Servicios Públicos)

new location accesses Novedades Economicas page with statistical information; additional information at dependent secretaries, see Industria and Bolétin Fiscal

Bolivia
Banco Central de Bolivia

directory information, laws and regulations covering banking in Bolivia, economic statistics

Brazil
Banco Central do Brasil

foreign exchange statistics and the Bank's Boletim

Chile
Banco Central

market indicators, most active stocks, consolidated trading

Dirección de Presupuesto

budgetary statistics

Colombia
Banco de la República

weekly financial statistics, Indicadores económicos

Ecuador
Banco Central de Ecuador

an extensive set of economic and financial statistics

Bolsa de Valores (Guayaquil)

consolidated trading, statistical and legal background

El Salvador
Dirección General de Promoción y Relaciones Económicas

El Salvador in Cifras which contains a series of graphed and tabled data of economic and social indicators 1985-1995

Banco Central de Reserva

financial and monetary indicators for El Salvador and Central America (some written to octet-stream)

Guatemala
Banco de Guatemala

import/export statistics for Guatemala's 28 most important trading partners; Boletín estadístico (no longer published in paper format)

Honduras
Banco Central

principal economic indicators; securities information

Mexico
Banco de Mexico

monetary and financial statistics for 1995/96

Secretaría de Hacienda y Credito Público

"Official" economic information, tabled and graphed summaries, 1995/96

Nicaragua
Banco Central de Nicaragua

daily, weekly, monthly compilations of economic indicators; some of Bank's statistics are published at Bancentro

Instituto Nicaragüense de Energía

Electrical Consumption and Cost statistics

Paraguay
Ministerio de Agricultura y Ganadería

although access to the Ministry's root location is blocked from public access, preliminary results of the 1995/1996 Agriculture Census appear

Tribunal Superior de Justicia Electoral

the electores, results and statistics on voter turn-out

Peru
PromPerú

Perú en Cifras, a set of statistics extracted from various sources

Banco Central de Reserva

monetary and banking statistics 1995/96

Jurado Nacional de Elecciones

voting statistics

Energía y Minas

journal En Cifras

Ministerio de Agricultura

database of agricultural indicators

Puerto Rico
Government Released Statistics

social development, economic and demographic statistics

Venezuela
Banco Central

economic and financial indicators, list of publications

 

International Agency Statistics:
Central Intellgence Agency
World Fact Book

geography, people, government, economy, communications, tranportation, military, transnational issues

Comisión Económica para América Latina
Estadísticas

regional and national economic statistics, some written to pdf; 36 tables loaded as Excel spreadsheets.

IADB (Inter American Development Bank)
Hemispheric Data

image map that cues regularly updated socio economic data

Organization of American States
Quantitative Data

price data, tariffs, trade flows from OAS and other sources

Weekly Market News
Weekly Market News and Product Information

divided by continent

World Bank
Latin America and the Caribbean (World Debt Tables Extracts)

Text with imbedded statistical tables and graphs

World Development Indicators

downloadable file of social and economic statistics for 200 countries(requires pkzip to open)

United Nations
Infonation

geography, economy, population, social indicators.

 


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