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African development indicators 2004 [electronic resource] /
from the World Bank Africa Database.
imprint
Washington, D.C. : World Bank, c2004.
description
xxvi, 427 p. : ill.
ISBN
0821357204
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Book
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Washington, D.C. : World Bank, c2004.
isbn
0821357204
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Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
catalogue key
9821029
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Reference & Research Book News, August 2004
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Summaries
Bowker Data Service Summary
This detailed collection of data on Africa contains more than 500 macroeconomic, sectoral and social indicators, covering 53 African countries with data from 1980-2002.
Long Description
African Development Indicators 2004provides the most detailed collection of data on Africa available in one volume. It contains more than 500 macroeconomic, sectoral, and social indicators, covering 53 African countries with data from 1970-2002. The book is grouped into 15 chapters: background data; national accounts; prices and exchange rates; money and banking; external sector; external debt and related flows; government finance; agriculture; power, communications, and transportation; public enterprises; labor force and employment; aid flows; social indicators; environmental indicators; and HIPC debt initiative.Each chapter begins with a brief introduction on the nature of the data and their limitations, followed by a set of statistical tables, charts, and technical notes that define the indicators and identify their specific source. Included this year are new tables on HIV/AIDS, Communications and Transportation, and the HIPC Debt Initiative.Designed to provide all those interested in Africa with a focused and convenient set of data to monitor development programs and aid flows in the region, this is an invaluable reference tools for analysts and policymakers who want a better understanding of the economic and social developments occurring in Africa.
Main Description
African Development Indicators 2004 provides the most detailed collection of data on Africa available in one volume. It contains more than 500 macroeconomic, sectoral, and social indicators, covering 53 African countries with data from 1970-2002.The book is grouped into 15 chapters: background data; national accounts; prices and exchange rates; money and banking; external sector; external debt and related flows; government finance; agriculture; power, communications, and transportation; public enterprises; labor force and employment; aid flows; social indicators; environmental indicators; and HIPC debt initiative.Each chapter begins with a brief introduction on the nature of the data and their limitations, followed by a set of statistical tables, charts, and technical notes that define the indicators and identify their specific source. Included this year are new tables on HIV/AIDS, Communications and Transportation, and the HIPC Debt Initiative.Designed to provide all those interested in Africa with a focused and convenient set of data to monitor development programs and aid flows in the region, this is an invaluable reference tool for analysts and policymakers who want a better understanding of the economic and social developments occurring in Africa.
Main Description
This volume contains more than 500 economic, social and environmental data indicators from a wide variety of sources for 53 African countries and five regional country groups, in order to present a broad picture of development across the continent. The data covers the period 1980-2002, and is grouped into 16 chapters which cover: selected background data; national accounts; prices and exchange rates; money and banking; external sector issues; external debt and related flows; government finance; agriculture; power, communications and transportation; privatisation of public enterprises; labour force and employment; aid flows; social indicators; environmental indicators; the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) initiative; and household welfare.
Unpaid Annotation
African Development Indicators 2004 provides the most detailed collection of data on African available in one volume. It contains more than 500 macro-economic, sectoral, and social indicators, covering 53 African countries with data from 1970-2002. Data include national accounts, prices and exchange rates, money and banking, external sector, external debt and related flows, government finance, agriculture, communications, labor force and employment, aid flows, social indicators, environmental indicators, and HIPC debt initiative.
Unpaid Annotation
African Development Indicators provides the most detailed collection of development data on Africa in one volume. It presents data from 53 African countries and five regional country groups, arranged in separate tables or matrices for more than 500 indicators of development.

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