ECLAC Presents the 2007 Edition of Its Statistical Yearbook for Latin America and the Caribbean
The publication contains updated social, economic and environmental statistics and indicators.
(02 April 2008) A leading reference source for social, economic and environmental information on the region, the Statistical Yearbook for Latin America and the Caribbean 2007, produced by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), is now available on ECLAC's webpage.
The digital version of this annual publication can be viewed here. It contains selected charts and tables that provide a broad view of statistical information for Latin America and the Caribbean. Additional material with statistics and indicators dating back to 1980 is available in Excel and can be downloaded here.
The 2007 edition of the Statistical Yearbook is designed to respond to the needs of users seeking accurate, updated data on the socio-economic and environmental situation of the Latin American and Caribbean countries, and responds to growing interest in progress on UN Millennium Development Goals.
The Yearbook is divided into four chapters:
Chapter one covers demographic and social areas, with special attention to gender;
Chapter two presents basic economic information, including production, prices, international trade, balance of payments and national accounts;
Chapter three provides information on natural resources and the environment, in response to increasing regional and international interest in sustainable development; and
Chapter four provides readers with methodological and other data on sources, definitions and coverage of the statistics cited.