50th edition of the UNCTAD statistics handbook
UNCTAD has launched its annual Handbook of Statistics in a new, user-friendly format to celebrate its fiftieth year of publication.
The 2017 edition has been overhauled entirely to make it shorter and easier to read, and features a wealth of maps, charts, and infographics.
Gross National Income, 2016
In 2016, 10% of the world population, living in the richest countries, accounted for one half of the world's income.
The 50% living in poorer countries earned 10% of the world's income.
Product concentration index, 2016
In 2016, in African developing economies and transition economies, merchandise exports were generally more concentrated on fewer product groups than elsewhere.
The export structure of European economies was comparatively dispersed.
These fact sheets provide a short summary overview for a selection of topics.