Key Indicators of Developing Asian and Pacific Countries 2004

Date: August 2004
Type: Books
Series: Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific
ISSN: 0116-3000 (print)


Key Indicators of Developing Asian and Pacific Countries 2004: Poverty in Asia: Measurement, Estimates, and Prospects is the 35th 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. It features:

  • 30 regional tables of socio-economic and financial indicators for 42 developing member countries of ADB.
  • 41 country tables, with 18-years time-series 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 discussing the various aspects of poverty - "Poverty in Asia: Measurement, Estimates, and Prospects"