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 About DISA

The Database of International Statistical Activities (DISA) lists the activities of over 30 statistical organizations active in the UNECE region. Updated every year, DISA is a coherent catalogue of planned work in international statistics over the coming year.  
OECD Factbook
Purpose

 

• To meet the needs of a wide range of users for a one-stop resource containing broadly based, comparative, country-based, economic, social and environmental data. To help users in assessing the position of a single country taking into account multiple dimensions and promoting the importance of policy coherence.

 

Objectives and outputs

 

• The objective of the activity is to bring together data concerning various economic, social and environmental phenomena and highlight measurement issues, underlining areas where the comparability of statistics across countries is weak and describing initiatives undertaken to overcome these problems.

 

• The Factbook is published both on paper and on Internet. The electronic version is made available for free and contains longer time series and more detailed metadata.

 

Non-member countries involved in the activity:

 

• Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Russian Federation, Slovenia Former, South Africa

 

Main Developments for 2013

 

General aspects:

 

• It has not yet been decided when the next OECD Factbook edition will be published.