Eurostat is a statistical unit of the EU providing access to publications, tables, graphs, maps, self-defined extractions, an alert system, and thousands of multidimensional databases. This site is free and requires no registration, but registered users can access enhanced functions (e.g., a bulk download facility and a customizable data navigation tree). The home page also contains a link to a valuable Country Profiles section, which permits many options for searching and viewing data by country and topic.
Through the efforts of research assistants and professors at several US universities, the WomanStats Project (WSP) seeks to examine the relationship between the circumstances of women and the stability of particular nations. WSP compiles information about women's issues from sources such as governmental agencies, scholarly articles, books, news reports, and interviews. To search the WSP database, users must create a free account and choose from selected variables based on the codes and acronyms provided.
Worldmapper is a collection of world maps, where territories are re-sized on each map according to the subject of interest. The site has over 700 maps, with just over half available in PDF format.