International Data Base


A computerized data bank containing statistical table of demographic and socioeconomic data for 227 countries and areas of the world.

The International Data Base (IDB) offers a variety of demographic indicators for countries and areas of the world with a population of 5,000 or more. The IDB has provided access to demographic data for over 25 years to governments, academics, other organizations, and the public. It is funded by organizations that sponsor the research of the Census Bureau's International Programs Center.

The IDB provides many types of demographic data, including:

Estimates and projections of:

  • Birth, death, and growth rates, migration rates, infant mortality, and life expectancy
  • Fertility rates
  • Total population and population by age and sex
Coverage Dates: 
1950 - present