ERIC Number: ED348279
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
World Bank Atlas. [Twenty-Fourth Edition.]
World Bank, Washington, DC.
This edition of the World Bank Atlas presents curent economic and social data for 185 countries and territories in the world. A number of maps, tables, and graphs highlight key relationships and trends in the development of the countries. The atlas includes data on population, gross national product (GNP), share of agriculture in gross domestic product, daily calorie supply per capita, life expectancy, fertility rates, school enrollment, and illiteracy rates. Population and GNP statistics are provided not only in absolute terms, but also as growth rates for 1981-1990. Explanatory text and technical notes are provided in parallel columns written in English, French, and Spanish; major subject headings for graphs and maps are also presented in three languages. Maps and graphs make liberal use of color. (DB)
Descriptors: Atlases, Comparative Analysis, Demography, Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Economic Development, Economic Factors, Foreign Countries, Geography, Global Approach, Maps, Population Growth, Social Influences
World Bank, Publications Department, 1818 H Street, Washington, DC 20433 ($7.95).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Geographic; Multilingual/Bilingual Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: World Bank, Washington, DC.
Note: Colors may not reproduce clearly.