Foreign Historical Statistics are often arranged geographically (by country or region) or thematically (by subject). For ease of use with this subject guide, statistics that cross multiple geographic regions are separated from statistics organized geographically and are categorized under the heading "Worldwide Statistics."
*Note: The richest sources of statistics appear after World War II as the importance of in-depth record keeping grew.
Foreign Historical Statistics for most individual countries are not listed in this guide. To search for statistical data for a particular nation, see the Search Tips below for more assistance.
Perkins Library has many books that contain foreign historical statistics, perform a keyword search in the online catalog for "statistic* AND europe", as in this example:
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