Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2007

Publication | August 2007

While the economies of developing countries in Asia continue to grow at some of the fastest rates in the world, concerns about widening inequalities in standards of living, and of the poor being bypassed by growth, are becoming widespread.

Key Indicators 2007: Inequality in Asia is the 38th 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.

It features:

  • 30 regional tables of socio-economic and financial indicators for 45 developing member countries of ADB
  • 8 Millennium Development Goals Tables
  • 45 country tables, with 18-year 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 which focuses on Inequality in Asia


Foreword, Acknowledgements, Statistical Contacts, Introductory Notes

Part I: Special Chapter: Inequality in Asia

Part II: 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 III: 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: Land Use PDF XLS
Table 10: Agriculture Production PDF XLS
Table 11: Total and Per Capita GNI PDF XLS
Table 12: Shares of Major Sectors in GDP PDF XLS
Table 13: Growth Rates of GDP and Major Sectors 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: Foreign Trade 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: Government Finance Indicators PDF  
Table 23: Foreign Direct Investment, Net Inflows PDF XLS
Table 24: Money Supply Indicators PDF XLS
Table 25: International Reserves Indicators PDF XLS
Table 26: External Debt and Debt Service Payments PDF XLS
Table 27: Debt Indicators PDF XLS
Table 28: Official Flows from All Sources to DMCs PDF XLS
Table 29: Net Private Flows from All Sources to DMCs PDF XLS
Table 30: Aggregate Net Resource Flows from All Sources to DMCs PDF XLS

Part V. Statistics by Economy (PDF versions contains data for years 1990, 1995, 2000, and 2002 to 2006, while XLS versions contains annual time series for years 1989 to 2006.

Afghanistan PDF XLS
Armenia 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
Republic of Fiji PDF XLS
Georgia PDF XLS
Hong Kong, China 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
Pakistan PDF XLS
Papua New Guinea PDF XLS
Philippines 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
Turkmenistan PDF XLS
Tuvalu PDF XLS
Uzbekistan PDF XLS
Vanuatu PDF XLS
Viet Nam PDF XLS



Additional Details

  • Economics
  • Poverty
  • 071007
  • 978-971-561-624-9 (Print)
  • 0116-3000 (Print)

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