Useful data


A growing reviewed collection of useful sources, datasets and data repositories on EU affairs

The latest Useful data:

OECD and FAO Agricultural Outlook

Monday 16 December 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

Ten years after the soaring food prices of 2007, what is the state of world agricultural markets? 


Food insecurity in the world

Friday 13 December 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

FAO, IFAD, WHO, WFP and UNICEF jointly produced a report on food insecurity around the world. It indicated that more than 820 million people are still suffering from hunger.


World Economic Outlook Database (IMF)

Thursday 12 December 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

The International Monetary Fund regularly updates its World Economic Outlook Database, an essential tool providing an accurate vision of the situation of the global economy.


Socio-economic consequences of climate change (World Bank)

Wednesday 11 December 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

The World Bank focuses on the social and economic consequences of climate change: poverty, climate migrants, and premature deaths can be expected to increase.


The state of the world's climate (WMO)

Tuesday 10 December 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

The World Meteorological Organization published a report on the state of the climate for the 2015-2019 period, providing a unified picture of the state of the planet.


International Migration Outlook (OECD)

Monday 09 December 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

Migration flows continue to be a subject of debate around the world. Population movements come with very different causes, histories and origins. 


Suicides around the world (WHO)

Friday 06 December 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

Suicide is the second leading cause of death among people aged 15 to 24. According to WHO, one person commits suicide every 40 seconds around the world.


Production and use of plastic (PlasticsEurope)

Thursday 05 December 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

The use of plastic has been increasingly questioned because of environmental concerns, but hundreds of million tonnes of plastic continue to be produced every year.


Healthy life years (Eurostat)

Wednesday 04 December 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

"It’s not the years in your life that count, it’s the life in your years," wrote Oscar Wilde. We know that humans are living longer and longer. But are we living those years in good health?


Global vaccination coverage (WHO)

Tuesday 03 December 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

As a public health issue, global vaccination coverage is the subject of much debate at the United Nations – especially when it is insufficient.