Statistical sources

We hold a wide variety of statistical publications in the Arts and Social Science Reference section on the 2nd floor and also in the Arts and Social Science periodicals section. However, a growing number of statistics are available more easily online.

United Kingdom


  • Business Source Complete: Contains country reports that present statistical information.
  • Eurostat: Statistical office that provides the European Union with statistics at European level that enable comparisons between countries and regions.
  • The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD): Includes statistical data.
  • Statista: provides statistical data from a wide range of international sources on populations, industries, economics, media, public opinion, companies, politics, lifestyles, and many other topics.
  • World Bank: Includes statistical data and research reports.