World handbook of political and social indicators III 1982

Indicators of 155 countries in the world from the fields of politics, economy, public finance, demography and society/ World Handbook III is a continuation for the years 1970 and 1975 of World Handbook II that covered 1950, 1955, 1960, and 1965/ for some selected variables the time-series were continued up to 1978. Revenues and expenditures of central government in percentage of Gross National Product ( GNP ) / tax revenues in percentage of public revenues / absolute level of military expenditures and share in GNP / public expenditures on education and health in percentage of GNP / number of soldiers / share of soldiers in labour force / total size of labour force / total population and number of adults / share of votes and of seats in parliament of 5 major parties / voting participation / civil rights, political rights, political and economic discrimination ( indices ) / ethnolinguistic groups / separatistic movements / size of total area / size of area used for agricultural purposes / density of population / absolute GNP / GNP per capita and growth rate of GNP / number of scientific authors / use of energy per capita / energy reserves and energy production / import, export and commerce in percentage of GNP / export concentrated on special countries or products / income distribution respectively concentration of income / food supply per capita / density of medical care / life expectations for men and women / infant mortality / birth-rate and death-rate / water supply by pipes / educational level of population / illiteracy / spread of newspapers, radios, tv sets, cinemas and telephones / foreign and domestic mail per capita / percentage of population in big cities / percentage of labour force in agriculture, industry and services / proportion of each single sector in GNP / private and public consumption in percentage of GNP / domestic investments / percentage of workers organized in unions / frequency of strikes and number of workers participating / loss of working days due to strikes. Daily events political events in 139 countries of the world / determining kind of political events, like demonstrations, police action, riot, strike, armed political conflict, political assassination, political strikes, irregular power transfers, elections, regular executive transfer / easing of censorship and political restrictions / date of events / question at issue and goal of political action / number of participators and wounded / damage / duration and spread of events / number of dead / agitating groups / source from which event was coded. Annual events political events in 136 countries on annual base/ consists of parts of the daily events data in aggregated form for single countries on annual base / the frequency of single political events is summarized in a time series for 30 years.

Metadata Access
Creator Taylor, C.L., Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin * Berlin (primary investigator)
Publisher Data Archiving and Networked Services (DANS)
Contributor Wissenschaftszentrum, C.L. Taylor * Berlin (data collector)
Publication Year 1983
Rights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess; DANS License
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Resource Type Dataset
Discipline Economics;Political Science;Social Sciences;Communication Science
Spatial Coverage 155 countries with population over 1 million, members of UNO