The ultimate, comprehensive guide to official country data and statistics, from the world’s most sophisticated intelligence-gathering organization.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, The CIA World Factbook 2022-2023 offers complete and up-to-date information on the world's nations. This comprehensive guide is packed with data on countries' politics, populations, economics, and environment for 2022 and looks ahead to 2023.
The CIA World Factbook 2022-2023 includes the following for each country:
Population statistics, with details on languages, religions, literacy rates, age structure, HIV prevalence, and much more
Up-to-date data on military expenditures and capabilities
Geography information, including climate and natural hazards
Details on prominent political figures and parties
Contact information for diplomatic missions
Facts on transportation, trade, and communication infrastructure
Also included are appendices with useful abbreviations, international environmental agreements, international organizations and groups, terror organizations, and more. Originally intended for use by government officials and policymakers as well as the broader intelligence community, this is a must-have resource for students, travelers, journalists, and anyone with a desire to know more about their world.