Once again, the Internet Scout Project has tipped us off to a great educational resource. From a recent Internet Scout Report:
With endorsements from such respectable institutions as the New York Times and the BBC, NationMaster presents a formidable amount of data for the general public in a way that is both accessible and at times, downright addictive. ...
And from the NationMaster Web site direct:
Welcome to NationMaster, a massive central data source and a handy way to graphically compare nations. NationMaster is a vast compilation of data from such sources as the CIA World Factbook, UN, and OECD. Using the form above, you can generate maps and graphs on all kinds of statistics with ease.
We want to be the web's one-stop resource for country statistics on everything from soldiers to wall plug voltages.
You can also view profiles of individual countries including their maps and flags, use correlation reports and scatterplots to find relationships between variables, and refer to fully integrated encyclopedia with over one million articles.
Click HERE to get to NationMaster.