Data Service: Asia

You can view general resources on this page, or resources for East Asia, South Asia and Southeast Asia.

General resources

Key data resources and data collections made available via University of Oxford subscription or open data initiatives.

Asia Regional Integration Center database
A collection of regional cooperation and integration data which aids in the monitoring and reporting of potential vulnerabilities, and also in providing insights on policy solutions for the Asia and the Pacific region.

Asian Barometer
Provides public opinion survey data on political values, democracy, and governance around the region. The regional network encompasses research teams from 13 East Asian political systems (Japan, Mongolia, South Koreas, Taiwan, Hong Kong, China, the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Singapore, Indonesia, and Malaysia), and 5 South Asian countries (India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Nepal). Open to public. Registration required.

Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) Country Reports
Data and analysis from the Economist Intelligence Unit which provides an overview of China and covers politics, economy, risk, industry and other issues. This analysis is also used as the basis for five year forecasts of future developments. Reports and statistics are updated monthly.

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
Statistical and data profiles of OECD counties on topics such as agriculture, development, economy, education, energy, environment, finance, government, health, innovation & technology, jobs, and society.

United Nations ESCAP (Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific)
The regional development arm of the United Nations for the Asia-Pacific region. The ESCAP Statistical Database includes country-level data related to demography, migration, education, health, poverty, gender, employment, economy, government finance, employment, transport, and environment. It also includes aggregate data for the world, major geographic regions, ESCAP subregions, income groupings of ESCAP members, ESCAP countries.