Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxx
  2. International Organizations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Pages 10-12
    3. Pages 26-26
    4. Pages 27-31
    5. Pages 32-35
    6. Pages 36-36
    7. Pages 37-39
    8. Pages 40-40
    9. Pages 44-44
    10. Pages 45-45
    11. Pages 46-47

About this book


THE STATESMAN'S YEARBOOK 2018 This classic reference work presents a political, economic and social account of every country of the world together with facts and analysis. The 2018 edition includes:

  • Revised and updated biographical profiles of all current leaders
  • Extensive updates to country economic overviews
  • Expanded and updated historical introductions
  • Chronology of key political events from April 2016 to March 2017
  • Comprehensive coverage of major international organizations
  • 2016 in 1,000 words - a summary of the key events that dominated the world during the year
  • SPECIAL FEATURE: The Rise and Rise of Populism by Barry Turner
  • NEW: Statistics on access to clean water worldwide
  • NEW: Population projections for every country in 2020

  • China overtook Germany as the country with the highest solar energy generating capacity in 2015
  • Estonia was the first country to use internet voting at a national election, for its 2007 parliamentary election
  • In the 2016 presidential election in Palau, Tommy Remengesau Jr defeated his brother-in-law Surangel Whipps Jr
  • In Papua New Guinea, 60% of the population does not have access to safe water
  • The capital of New York State is not New York City, but Albany


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