Key Indicators of Developing Asian and Pacific Countries 2005

Publication | August 2005

Key Indicators 2005: Labor Markets in Asia: Promoting Full, Productive, and Decent Employment is the 36th edition of 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.

Key Indicators 2005: Labor Markets in Asia: Promoting Full, Productive, and Decent Employment is the 36th edition of 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. This year's issue of KI contains a chapter on Labor Markets in Asia. The chapter highlights the difficulties the region faces in employing its large and growing labor force and outlines steps that countries should consider in moving towards full, productive, and decent employment. The KI also presents updated estimates of $1-a-day and $2-a-day poverty and projections of poverty for 2015.

The Key Indicators (KI) 2005 is the 36th edition of the flagship annual statistical data book of ADB.

This year's issue of KI contains a chapter on Labor Markets in Asia. The chapter highlights the difficulties the region faces in employing its large and growing labor force and outlines steps that countries should consider in moving towards full, productive, and decent employment. The KI also presents updated estimates of $1-a-day and $2-a-day poverty and projections of poverty for 2015.

Contents 

Foreword, Acknowledgements, Statistical Contacts, Introductory Notes

Part I: Special Chapter: Labor Markets in Asia: Promoting Full, Productive, and Decent Employment

Part II: Poverty in Asia: Estimates and Projections

Poverty in Asia: Estimates and Projections PDF XLS

Part III: Millennium Development Goals Tables

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

Part IV: Regional Tables

Table 1: Poverty, Inequality and Human Development PDF XLS
Table 2: Education Indicators PDF XLS
Table 3: Environment Indicators PDF XLS
Table 4: Health and Nutrition Indicators PDF XLS
Table 5: Mortality and Reproductive Health PDF XLS
Table 6: Population PDF XLS
Table 7: Population by Age Group PDF XLS
Table 8: Labor and Employment by Gender and Economic Activity PDF XLS
Table 9: Agriculture Production PDF XLS
Table 10: Land Use PDF XLS
Table 11: Total and Per Capita GNI PDF XLS
Table 12: Growth Rates of GDP and Major Sectors PDF XLS
Table 13: Shares of Major Sectors in GDP PDF XLS
Table 14: Expenditure Shares in GDP PDF XLS
Table 15: Domestic Saving, Capital Formation and Resource Gap PDF XLS
Table 16: Inflation Rate PDF XLS
Table 17: Government Finance Indicators PDF XLS
Table 18: Growth Rates of Merchandise Exports, f.o.b. PDF XLS
Table 19: Growth Rates of Merchandise Imports, c.i.f. PDF XLS
Table 20: Direction of Trade: Merchandise Exports PDF XLS
Table 21: Direction of Trade: Merchandise Imports PDF XLS
Table 22: Foreign Trade Indicators PDF XLS
Table 23: Foreign Trade Investment PDF XLS
Table 24: International Reserves Indicators PDF XLS
Table 25: Money Supply Indicators PDF XLS
Table 26: Official Flows from All Sources to DMCs PDF XLS
Table 27: Net Flows from All Sources to DMCs PDF XLS
Table 28: Aggregate Net Resource Flows from All Sources to DMCs PDF XLS
Table 29: External Debt and Debt Service Payments PDF XLS
Table 30: Debt Indicators PDF XLS

Part V. Country Tables

Afghanistan PDF XLS
Azerbaijan PDF XLS
Bangladesh PDF XLS
Bhutan PDF XLS
Cambodia PDF XLS
China, People's Republic of PDF XLS
Cook Islands PDF XLS
Fiji Islands PDF XLS
Hong Kong, China PDF XLS
India PDF XLS
Indonesia 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
Nepal 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

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