Economic and Socio-Demographic Data

The datasets under this heading provide detailed information on the composition of the population in a wide range of countries. Ellingsen's dataset includes data on linguistic, religious and ethnic fragmentation for the 1945-94 period, Urdal's demographic data contain data on age composition, and Gleditsch's data include new information on trade and GDP.


Demographic Data
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Ethnic Composition Data
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Trade and GDP Data (external link)
These data provide estimates of trade flows between independent states (1948-2000) and GDP per capita of independent states (1950-2000)

Urban Social Disturbance in Africa and Asia
This dataset contains information on urban ‘social disturbance’ events covering 55 major cities, 23 in Sub-Saharan Africa and 32 in Central- and East Asia, in 49 different countries for the 1960-2006 period