Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2017

Publication | September 2017

Asia and the Pacific accounted for 40.9% of global GDP in 2016, up from 29.4% in 2000. The People’s Republic of China, India, and Japan accounted for about 70% of the region’s total output in 2016.

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The Key Indicators presents the latest statistics on a comprehensive set of economic, financial, social, environmental, and Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) indicators for the 48 regional members of the Asian Development Bank. It is designed to serve as a resource for information on development issues across the region for a wide audience, including policy makers, development practitioners, government officials, researchers, students, and the general public.

A key component of this year’s report is a summary of findings from three pilot household surveys to support the development of standardized methods and guidelines for collecting sex-disaggregated data on asset ownership.

Part I. Sustainable Development Goals [click to expand]

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) comprise 169 targets across 17 goals to be achieved by 2030. This section presents the SDG indicators into the five broad themes—people, prosperity, planet, peace, and partnership—each with a brief analysis of key trends. Embedded within these five themes are the 17 goals of the SDGs.

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Introduction to the Sustainable Development Goals PDF
People XLS
Planet XLS
Prosperity XLS
Peace XLS
Partnership XLS
Collecting Sex-Disaggregated Data on Asset Ownership: Evidence from Pilot Surveys PDF

Part II. Region at a Glance [click to expand]

The Regional Trends and Tables are grouped into eight themes, each of which has a brief analysis of key trends of selected indicators highlighting important recent developments in Asia and the Pacific.

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

Part III. Global Value Chains [click to expand]

Select indicators depict Asia and the Pacific economies’ participation in global value chains (GVCs), and their sector-specific comparative advantage in terms of exports. GVC provides detailed cross-border trading transactions of inputs used in different stages of production—from raw materials, to intermediate inputs, up to the final products purchased by the end consumers. 

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Aggregate Sector Revealed Comparative Advantage, 2014-2016 XLS
Direct and Indirect Value Added Exports of Aggregate Sectors, 2014-2016 XLS
Value Added Decomposition of Exports of Aggregate Sectors, 2014-2016 XLS
Value Added Exports of Aggregate Sectors by Various Measures, 2014-2016 XLS
Vertical Specialization Disaggregated for Select Industries, 2014-2016 XLS
Vertical Specialization of Industrial Aggregates, 2014-2016 XLS
Bilateral Sector Indicators, 2011 XLS
Bilateral Sector Indicators, 2012 XLS
Bilateral Sector Indicators, 2013 XLS
Bilateral Sector Indicators, 2014 XLS
Bilateral Sector Indicators, 2015 XLS
Bilateral Sector Indicators, 2016 XLS
Export Decomposition, 2011 XLS
Export Decomposition, 2012 XLS
Export Decomposition, 2013 XLS
Export Decomposition, 2014 XLS
Export Decomposition, 2015 XLS
Export Decomposition, 2016 XLS

Statistics by Economy

These tables for the 48 ADB regional member economies contain information on a wide range of statistical indicators on population, labor force, national accounts, production and price indexes, energy, money and banking, government finance, external trade, balance of payments, international reserves, exchange rates, and external indebtedness.

Afghanistan XLS
Armenia XLS
Australia XLS
Azerbaijan XLS
Bangladesh XLS
Bhutan XLS
Brunei Darussalam XLS
Cambodia XLS
China, People's Republic of XLS
Cook Islands XLS
Fiji XLS
Georgia XLS
Hong Kong, China XLS
India XLS
Indonesia XLS
Japan 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
New Zealand 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
  • Industry and trade
  • Poverty
  • Sustainable Development Goals
  • 394
  • 8.5 x 11
  • FLS178890-2
  • 978-92-9257-911-1 (Print)
  • 978-92-9257-912-8 (e-ISBN)

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