Category International

Country Analysis Brief: Russia

Country Analysis Brief: Russia Source: Energy Information Administration Russia is a major producer and exporter of oil and natural gas, and its economy largely depends on energy exports. Russia’s economic growth is driven by energy exports, given its high oil and natural gas production. Oil and natural gas revenues accounted for 50% of Russia’s federal […]

Advancing Human Rights: Update on Global Foundation Grantmaking

Advancing Human Rights: Update on Global Foundation Grantmaking Source: Foundation Center Each year foundations globally fund efforts to ensure the protection and promotion of human rights. Our latest key findings report, Advancing Human Rights: Update on Global Foundation Grantmaking provides a snapshot of the landscape of global human rights grantmaking in 2012. Written by Foundation […]

Global credit union membership rises to 217M in 2014: World Council

Global CU membership rises to 217M in 2014: World Council Source: World Council of Credit Unions Since 2013, world credit union membership has increased by nearly 10 million to 217 million members, according to the World Council of Credit Unions’ newly released Statistical Report. The report provides membership and financial data as of December 2014 […]

2015 International Population Estimates and Projections

2015 International Population Estimates and Projections Source: U.S. Census Bureau In time for World Population Day (July 11), the Census Bureau has released an update of population estimates and projections for 24 countries, including China, Jordan, Malawi, Syria and Ukraine through its International Data Base. The International Data Base contains population estimates and projections to […]

World Population by Income: How Many Live on How Much, and Where

World Population by Income: How Many Live on How Much, and Where Source: Pew Research Center The income groups are defined as follows: The poor live on $2 or less daily, low income on $2.01-10, middle income on $10.01-20, upper-middle income on $20.01-50, and high income on more than $50; figures expressed in 2011 purchasing […]

Mapping the Destinations of International Migrants over Time

Mapping the Destinations of International Migrants over Time Source: Migration Policy Institute This map displays the international migrant population by country of destination for each decade since 1960 and 2013. It includes all countries of destination with 20,000 or more international migrants by time period. Each population bubble is colored according to the migrant share […]

Profile of International Home Buying Activity

Profile of International Home Buying Activity Source: National Association of Realtors This report is based on a survey of REALTORS® about Existing Home Sales to resident and non-resident foreigners over the time period April 2014 through March 2015. Approximately 209 thousand houses are estimated to have been sold to foreign buyers over the time period, […]