Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2010

Publication | August 2010

Strong economic growth in Asia over the past two decades has been accompanied by the emergence of a sizable middle class and reduced poverty. Population growth slowed to less than 1.1% and more people moved to cities.

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The Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2010 is 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. The country tables are not available in printed form but are available in CD-ROM and through ADB's website. The special chapter in Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2010 'The Rise of Asia's Middle Class' looks at the growth and impacts of the region's rapidly expanding middle class, and resulting economic and policy implications.

The Key Indicators 2010 is divided into the following parts:

  • Highlights
  • Part I: A special chapter on "The Rise of Asia's Middle Class"
  • Part II: Millennium Development Goals
  • Part III: Regional Tables
  • Part IV: Definitions

Country tables, available only in CD-ROM and through ADB's website, carry a 20-year time-series of data on:

  • population
  • price indexes
  • international reserves
  • labor force
  • money and banking
  • exchange rates
  • national accounts
  • government finance
  • external indebtedness
  • production
  • external trade
  • energy
  • balance of payments


Part I: Special Chapter: The Rise of Asia’s Middle Class

Introduction PDF
Asia's Emerging Middle Class: Past, Present, and Future PDF
The Middle Class and Their Values: A Profile PDF
Determinants of Middle Class Emergence PDF
Implications of Middle-Class Growth PDF
Adverse Consequences of the Rise of the Asian Middle Class PDF
Conclusion PDF

Part II – Millennium Development Goals

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

Part III – Regional Trends and Tables

Introduction to the Regional Trends and Tables  PDF  
People  PDF ZIP
Economy and Output  PDF ZIP
Money, Finance, and Prices  PDF ZIP
Globalization  PDF ZIP
Transport, Electricity, and Communications  PDF ZIP
Energy and Environment PDF ZIP
Government and Governance  PDF ZIP

Part IV Definitions

Statistics by Economy

Afghanistan  PDF XLS
Armenia  PDF XLS
Australia  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
Georgia  PDF XLS
Hong Kong, China  PDF XLS
India  PDF XLS
Indonesia  PDF XLS
Japan  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
Nauru  PDF XLS
Nepal  PDF XLS
New Zealand  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

Additional Details

  • Economics
  • Poverty
  • FLS101688
  • 978-92-9092-154-7 (Print)
  • 0116-3000 (Print)

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