Key Indicators of Developing Asian and Pacific Countries 2003

Date: August 2003
Type: Books
Series: Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific
ISSN: 0116-3000 (print)
Price: Hardcopy price: $40.00


Key Indicators of Developing Asian and Pacific Countries 2003: Education for Global Participation is the 34th edition of this flagship annual statistical data book of 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. Its new layout features:

  • 38 regional tables of socio-economic and financial indicators, including the Millennium Development Goals indicators, for 40 developing member countries of ADB.
  • 40 country tables (with 18 years time-series available on-line in Excel format) on
    • population
    • labor force and employment
    • national accounts
    • production
    • energy
    • price indices
    • money and banking
    • government finance
    • external trade
    • balance of payments
    • international reserves
    • exchange rates
    • external indebtedness
  • a special chapter on Education for Global Participation, which addresses long-term strategic issues of education in the new economy.