Topic: China Data Center at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA.
Description: Statistics for contemporary China studies. Census data,
statistical yearbooks, province- and county-level data, other data
reports. Most data available on CD-ROM. Some data are also available
Comment: Reasonable prices for detailed data products.
Topic: Social-science data sets, reports, books, and library resources
at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Description: Center for social-science data. 250 provincial and national
newspapers, 1,500 periodicals from the early 1950s. Large collection of
provincial, city and village annals. 80,000 books. Some online
electronic data sources. Scholarly papers.
Comment: One of the few resources for social-science data.
Unfortunately, most resources are not available online.
Topic: World Population Estimates and Projections - On-line Data.
Description: The most authoritative population estimates and projections
for all countries and regions worldwide. Regular updates! Data are used
by all major international agencies (WHO, FAO, World Bank, etc.).
Comment: Excellent! All data are on-line. Unfortunately no sub-national