Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2009

Publication | August 2009

The Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2009 presents the latest available economic, financial, social, environmental, and Millennium Development Goals (MDG) indicators for regional members of ADB. The special chapter in Key Indicators 2009 "Enterprises in Asia: Fostering Dynamism in SME" looks at the impact of the current global economic crisis on small and medium-sized enterprises and discusses how to foster greater dynamism in SMEs once the crisis has played out.

The Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2009 is the flagship annual statistical data book of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). It presents the latest available economic, financial, social, environmental, and Millennium Development Goals (MDG) indicators for regional members of ADB. Data are grouped under MDG and Regional Tables. Nontechnical explanations and brief analyses of the MDG achievements and economic, financial, social, and environmental developments are included. The regional tables are largely based on a comprehensive set of country tables. The country tables are not available in printed form but are available in CD-ROM and through ADB's website. The special chapter in Key Indicators 2009 "Enterprises in Asia: Fostering Dynamism in SMEs" looks at the impact of the current global economic crisis on small and medium-sized enterprises and discusses how to foster greater dynamism in SMEs once the crisis has played out.

This issue features:

  • Part I: A special chapter on "Enterprises in Asia: Fostering Dynamism in SMEs"
  • Part II: Millennium Development Goals
  • Part III: Regional Tables

Country tables, available only in CD-ROM and through ADB's website carry a 19-year time-series data on:

  • population
  • price indexes
  • international reserves
  • labor force
  • money and banking
  • exchange rates
  • national accounts
  • government finance
  • external indebtedness
  • production
  • external trade
  • energy
  • balance of payments

Contents 

Key Indicators 2009 Highlights

Part I: Special Chapter: Enterprises in Asia: Fostering Dynamism in SMEs

Introduction PDF
The Global Economic Crisis and Enterprises in Asia PDF
Enterprises in Asia: A Snapshot PDF
Explaining Enterprise Size and its Distribution PDF
Assisting SMEs PDF
SME Access to Finance PDF
Technology and Innovation PDF
Lessons from the New Literature on Structural Transformation PDF
Concluding Remarks and References PDF

Part II – Millennium Development Goals

Introduction to the Millennium Development Goals PDF  
Goal 1: Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger PDF ZIP
Goal 2: Achieve Universal Primary Education PDF ZIP
Goal 3: Promote Gender Equality and Empower Women PDF ZIP
Goal 4: Reduce Child Mortality PDF ZIP
Goal 5: Improve Maternal Health PDF ZIP
Goal 6: Combat HIV/AIDS, Malaria, and Other Diseases PDF ZIP
Goal 7: Ensure Environmental Sustainability PDF ZIP
Goal 8: Develop a Global Partnership for Development PDF ZIP

Part III – Regional Trends and Tables

Introduction to the Regional Trends and Tables PDF  
People PDF ZIP
Economy and Output PDF ZIP
Money, Finance, and Prices PDF ZIP
Globalization PDF ZIP
Infrastructure PDF ZIP
Government and Governance PDF ZIP
Energy and Environment PDF ZIP

Part IV Definitions

Country Tables

Afghanistan PDF XLS
Armenia PDF XLS
Australia PDF XLS
Azerbaijan PDF XLS
Bangladesh PDF XLS
Bhutan PDF XLS
Brunei Darussalam PDF XLS
Cambodia PDF XLS
China, People's Republic of PDF XLS
Cook Islands PDF XLS
Fiji Islands PDF XLS
Georgia PDF XLS
Hong Kong, China PDF XLS
India PDF XLS
Indonesia PDF XLS
Japan PDF XLS
Kazakhstan PDF XLS
Kiribati PDF XLS
Korea, Republic of PDF XLS
Kyrgyz Republic PDF XLS
Lao People's Democratic Republic PDF XLS
Malaysia PDF XLS
Maldives PDF XLS
Marshall Islands PDF XLS
Micronesia, Federated States of PDF XLS
Mongolia PDF XLS
Myanmar PDF XLS
Nauru PDF XLS
Nepal PDF XLS
New Zealand PDF XLS
Pakistan PDF XLS
Palau PDF XLS
Papua New Guinea PDF XLS
Philippines PDF XLS
Samoa PDF XLS
Singapore PDF XLS
Solomon Islands PDF XLS
Sri Lanka PDF XLS
Taipei,China PDF XLS
Tajikistan PDF XLS
Thailand PDF XLS
Timor-Leste PDF XLS
Tonga PDF XLS
Turkmenistan PDF XLS
Tuvalu PDF XLS
Uzbekistan PDF XLS
Vanuatu PDF XLS
Viet Nam PDF XLS