Data sources

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Sector title Indicator Data source
Emergencies No indicator No data source
Health Life expectancy at birth United Nations Development Programme - Human Development Report
Education Average years of education United Nations Development Programme - Human Development Report
Housing No indicator No data source
Water supply and sanitation Average of water supply and sanitation MDG indicators United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) - Millennium Development Goal (MDG) Indicators Database
Nutrition Global Nutrition Index (NGI)  
Energy Electric power consumption per person World Bank - Development Indicators
Social services Poverty rate United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) - Millennium Development Goal (MDG) Indicators Database (via UNData)
Employment and training Unemployment rate International Monetary Fund (IMF) - International Financial Statistics (via UNData)

Economic development

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per capita

United Nations Statistics Division

Business Ease of doing business World Bank - Doing Business Rankings
Environment Environmental performance indicator Yale Center for Environmental Law & Policy (YCELP) and the Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN) at Columbia University
Animal protection No indicator No data source
Groups and associations Freedom of association index Freedom House (via Wikipedia)
Media Press freedom index Reporters without borders
Arts, culture and heritage No indicator No data source
Recreation Olympic medals per capita IOC Research and Reference Service
Research National research rankings SCImago Journal & Country Rank
International relations No indicator No data source
Governance and institutions Index composed of an average of the world governance indicators World Bank - Worldwide Governance Indicators (WGI) project
Grants and volunteerism World Giving Index Charities Aid Foundation