Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2019

Publication | September 2019

In developing Asia, the number of people living in extreme poverty declined from 1.1 billion in 2002 to 264 million in 2015. The vital data within Key Indicators are now accessible in a digitized format, with the new Key Indicators Database.

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The Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2019, the 50th edition of this series, presents the latest statistics on a comprehensive set of economic, financial, social, environmental, and SDG indicators for the 49 regional members of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). 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. The new Key Indicators Database allows interactivity with the data in a user-friendly manner. The database’s advanced functionality includes a categorized search facility for data, various download options, and customized data visualization.

This year’s Key Indicators publication is accompanied by a special supplement focusing on The CAPI Effect: Boosting Survey Data through Mobile Technology. It discusses the role computer-assisted personal interviewing (CAPI) can play in transforming survey data collection to allow better monitoring of the Sustainable Development Goals.

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 includes data tables and brief analyses of trends of select indicators for the SDGs for which data are available. The indicators are presented according to the United Nations SDG global indicator framework.

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SDG Analysis of Trends PDF  
SDG 1: No Poverty PDF XLS
SDG 2: Zero Hunger PDF XLS
SDG 3: Good Health and Well-being PDF XLS
SDG 4: Quality Education PDF XLS
SDG 5: Gender Equality PDF XLS
SDG 6: Clean Water and Sanitation PDF XLS
SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy PDF XLS
SDG 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth PDF XLS
SDG 9: Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure PDF XLS
SDG 10: Reduced Inequalities PDF XLS
SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities PDF XLS
SDG 12: Responsible Consumption and Production PDF XLS
SDG 13: Climate Action PDF XLS
SDG 14: Life below Water PDF XLS
SDG 15: Life on Land PDF XLS
SDG 16: Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions PDF XLS
SDG 17: Partnerships for the Goals PDF XLS

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

The Regional Trends and Tables are grouped into eight themes, People; Economy and Output; Money, Finance, and Prices; Globalization; Transport and Communications; Energy and Electricity; Environment; and Government and Governance. Each has a brief analysis of key trends of selected indicators highlighting important recent developments in Asia and the Pacific.

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Chart Data
People PDF XLS
Economy and Output PDF XLS
Money, Finance, and Prices PDF XLS
Globalization PDF XLS
Transport and Communications PDF XLS
Energy and Electricity PDF XLS
Environment PDF XLS
Government and Governance PDF 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. Participation in GVCs involves 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.

Statistics by Economy

These tables for the 49 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
Niue 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
  • Statistics
  • 322
  • 8.5 x 11
  • FLS190428-3
  • 978-92-9261-724-0 (print)
  • 978-92-9261-725-7 (electronic)
  • 0116-3000

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