Country Overviews or Profiles
Use profiles from multiple resources to get a comprehensive overview of a country, including demographics, culture, religion, history, economy, politics, government structure, infrastructure, and risks. Start with Economist Intelligence Unit.
The following resources help to assess risk in doing business with or within a country.
Data and Statistics (Electronic Resources)
Log into these databases with your JHU (JHED) ID and password.
Data and Statistics (Print Resources)
The GIS and Data librarians, on A-level, can assist you in obtaining statistics, economic indicators, demographic data and other information released by the U.S. government or the country.
Official publications of foreign countries will identify credible sources that the country provides.
Yearbooks, statistical abstracts, and compendia released by a country may be available in print, online or on microfilm. Consult with librarians to locate.
Try these print reference books to locate statistics and rankings, now available in online format:
Statistical Abstract of the United States
Also available in print.
Perform a web search for embassies, government agencies, offices of official statistics, or departments of labor or commerce for your country. They provide information to businesses that seek opportunities in that location.
View the Consumer Expenditure Survey, Consumer Price Index, and other statistical resources for foreign countries, international business, trade, economics, transportation, and other topics through this page for Statistics.