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World Tables of Economic and Social Indicators, 1950-1981

Version
v0
Resource Type
Dataset : aggregate data
Creator
  • World Bank. Economic and Social Data Division
Other Title
  • Archival Version (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • World Tables of Economic and Social Indicators Series
Publication Date
1984-07-12
Language
English
Free Keywords
agriculture; balance of payments; currencies; demographic characteristics; economic indicators; exchange rates; foreign investments; government expenditures; government revenues; Gross Domestic Product; Gross National Product; industry; infant mortality; labor force; life expectancy; manufacturing industry; national debt; population characteristics; prices; school enrollments; service industry; social indicators; trade
Description
  • Abstract

    This dataset contains country level economic and social measures for 183 countries. Part 1, World Tables (1980 File), contains, where available, measures of (1)population, (2)national accounts and price data for 1950, 1955, 1960 through 1977, (3)data on external trade for 1962, 1965, 1970, and 1977, (4)data on balance of payments, debt, central government finance and trade indices for 1970-1977, and (5)social data for 1960, 1970, and (estimated) 1977. More specifically, the groupings include population, GDP by industrial origin and expenditures in constant local prices and current local prices, exchange rates and indices, balance of payments and external debt ($US), central government finance in local currency, social indicators, and external trade. Part 2, World Tables (1982 File), contains data on national accounts, prices, exchange rates and population for 1960-1981. The groupings include GDP by industrial origin as well as expenditure in current local prices and constant local prices, area, population, exchange rates, and indices and savings.
  • Table of Contents

    Datasets:

    • DS0: Study-Level Files
    • DS1: World Tables, 1980
    • DS2: World Tables, 1982
Temporal Coverage
  • 1950 / 1981
    Time period: 1950--1981
Geographic Coverage
  • Afghanistan
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • American Samoa
  • Angola
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Argentina
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Bahamas
  • Bahrain
  • Bangladesh
  • Barbados
  • Belgium
  • Belize
  • Benin
  • Bermuda Islands
  • Bhutan
  • Bolivia
  • Botswana
  • Brazil
  • Brunei
  • Bulgaria
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cameroon
  • Canada
  • Cape Verde
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Chile
  • China (Peoples Republic)
  • Colombia
  • Comoros
  • Costa Rica
  • Cuba
  • Cyprus
  • Czechoslovakia
  • Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Denmark
  • Djibouti
  • Dominica
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • El Salvador
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Ethiopia
  • Fiji
  • Finland
  • France
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • Gibralter
  • Global
  • Greece
  • Grenada
  • Guadeloupe
  • Guam
  • Guatemala
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • Hong Kong
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Ivory Coast
  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • Jordan
  • Kenya
  • Kuwait
  • Laos
  • Lebanon
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Luxembourg
  • Macao
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Malaysia
  • Maldives
  • Mali
  • Malta
  • Martinique
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
  • Mexico
  • Mongolia
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Myanmar
  • Namibia
  • Nepal
  • Netherlands
  • Netherlands Antilles
  • New Caledonia
  • New Zealand
  • Nicaragua
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • North Korea
  • Norway
  • Oman
  • Pakistan
  • Panama
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Paracel Islands
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Puerto Rico
  • Qatar
  • Reunion
  • Romania
  • Rwanda
  • Saint Helena
  • Saint Kitts-Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Senegal
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • Solomon Islands
  • Somalia
  • South Africa
  • South Korea
  • Soviet Union
  • Spain
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sudan
  • Suriname
  • Swaziland
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Syria
  • Taiwan
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Togo
  • Tonga
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • Uganda
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
  • Uruguay
  • Uzbekistan
  • Venezuela
  • Virgin Islands of the United States
  • Western Samoa
  • Yemen
  • Yugoslavia
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
Collection Mode
  • A more recent version of this data collection is available under a separate study number. The 1950-1981 dataset is being retained because it may contain variables not provided in more up-to-date releases of the study.

Note
2006-03-30 File CB8197.ALL.PDF was removed from any previous datasets and flagged as a study-level file, so that it will accompany all downloads.
Availability
Delivery
This version of the study is no longer available on the web. If you need to acquire this version of the data, you have to contact ICPSR User Support (help@icpsr.umich.edu).
Alternative Identifiers
  • 8197 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
Relations
  • Is previous version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR08197.v1
Publications
  • Molina, Jose E., Perez, Carmen. Evolution of the party system in Venezuela, 1946-1993. Journal of Interamerican Studies and World Affairs.40, (2), 1-26.1998.
    • ID: http://www.jstor.org/stable/166372 (URL)
  • Evans, William N., Schwab, Robert M.. Finishing High School and Starting College: Do Catholic Schools Make a Difference?. Quarterly Journal of Economics.110, (4), 941-974.1995.
    • ID: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2946645 (URL)
  • Bollen, Kenneth A., Appold, Stephen J.. National Industrial Structure and the Global System. American Sociological Review.58, (2), 283-301.1993.
    • ID: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2095971 (URL)
  • Dixon, William J.. Trade concentration, economic growth, and the provision of basic human needs. Social Science Quarterly.65, (3), 761-774.1984.
  • Kugler, Jacek, Organski, A.F.K., Johnson, J. Timothy, Cohen, Youssef. Political determinants of population dynamics. Comparative Political Studies.16, (1), 3-36.1983.
    • ID: 10.1177/0010414083016001001 (DOI)

Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 6 | Registration Date: 2015-06-15

World Bank. Economic and Social Data Division (1984): World Tables of Economic and Social Indicators, 1950-1981. Archival Version. World Tables of Economic and Social Indicators Series. Version: v0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08197