Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2007

Publication | August 2007

While the economies of developing economies 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 economy tables.

It features:

  • 30 regional tables of socio-economic and financial indicators for 45 regional members of ADB
  • 8 Millennium Development Goals Tables
  • 45 economy 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 XLS
Goal 2: Achieve Universal Primary Education XLS
Goal 3: Promote Gender Equality and Empower Women XLS
Goal 4: Reduce Child Mortality XLS
Goal 5: Improve Maternal Health XLS
Goal 6: Combat HIV/AIDS, Malaria, and Other Diseases XLS
Goal 7: Ensure Environmental Sustainability XLS
Goal 8: Develop a Global Partnership for Development XLS

Part III: Regional Tables

Table 1: Poverty, Inequality and Human Development XLS
Table 2: Education Indicators XLS
Table 3: Environment Indicators XLS
Table 4: Health and Nutrition Indicators XLS
Table 5: Mortality and Reproductive Health XLS
Table 6: Population XLS
Table 7: Population by Age Group XLS
Table 8: Labor and Employment by Gender and Economic Activity XLS
Table 9: Land Use XLS
Table 10: Agriculture Production XLS
Table 11: Total and Per Capita GNI XLS
Table 12: Shares of Major Sectors in GDP XLS
Table 13: Growth Rates of GDP and Major Sectors XLS
Table 14: Expenditure Shares in GDP XLS
Table 15: Domestic Saving, Capital Formation, and Resource Gap XLS
Table 16: Inflation Rate XLS
Table 17: Foreign Trade Indicators XLS
Table 18: Growth Rates of Merchandise Exports, f.o.b. XLS
Table 19: Growth Rates of Merchandise Imports, c.i.f. XLS
Table 20: Direction of Trade: Merchandise Exports XLS
Table 21: Direction of Trade: Merchandise Imports XLS
Table 22: Government Finance Indicators XLS
Table 23: Foreign Direct Investment, Net Inflows XLS
Table 24: Money Supply Indicators XLS
Table 25: International Reserves Indicators XLS
Table 26: External Debt and Debt Service Payments XLS
Table 27: Debt Indicators XLS
Table 28: Official Flows from All Sources to DMCs XLS
Table 29: Net Private Flows from All Sources to DMCs XLS
Table 30: Aggregate Net Resource Flows from All Sources to DMCs 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 XLS
Armenia XLS
Azerbaijan XLS
Bangladesh XLS
Bhutan XLS
Brunei Darussalam XLS
Cambodia XLS
China, People's Republic of XLS
Cook Islands XLS
Republic of Fiji XLS
Georgia XLS
Hong Kong, China XLS
India XLS
Indonesia XLS
Kazakhstan XLS
Kiribati XLS
Korea, Republic of XLS
Kyrgyz Republic XLS
Lao People's Democratic Republic XLS
Malaysia XLS
Maldives XLS
Marshall Islands XLS
Micronesia, Federated States of XLS
Mongolia XLS
Myanmar XLS
Nauru XLS
Nepal XLS
Pakistan XLS
Palau XLS
Papua New Guinea XLS
Philippines XLS
Samoa XLS
Singapore XLS
Solomon Islands XLS
Sri Lanka XLS
Taipei,China XLS
Tajikistan XLS
Thailand XLS
Timor-Leste XLS
Tonga XLS
Turkmenistan XLS
Tuvalu XLS
Uzbekistan XLS
Vanuatu XLS
Viet Nam XLS



Additional Details

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

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