SESRIC - Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries

BASEIND Statistics Database

The SESRIC BASEIND (BAsic Social and Economic INDicators) Database provides data on socio-economic variables under 24 categories for the 57 OIC Member Countries dating back to 1970. The content of this database is regularly updated and enriched based on information collected from the national and international statistical sources. The international organizations of which their databases are used/referred in related categories are Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), International Labour Organization (ILO), International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization Institute for Statistics (UNESCO, UIS), United Nations Population Division (UNPD), United Nations Statistical Division (UNSD), World Bank, World Health Organization (WHO) and World Tourism Organization (UN-WTO) to ensure that the database would be as complete as possible.

Displaying the desired data in HTML, Excel or CSV formats is possible after completing the following five steps:

  • Step 1 (Country Selection): One or more countries out of 57 OIC Member Countries are selected.
  • Step 2 (Indicator Category Selection): Categories of interest are selected.
  • Step 3 (Indicator Selection): Indicators of interest belonging to the categories specified in Step – 2 are selected.
  • Step 4 (Range Selection & Report Formatting): The year range and some formatting options are selected.
  • The full list of indicators and their explanations.

    Statistical data published directly by national statistical offices of OIC member countries can be accessed through the Press Releases Link of the official OIC Statistical Commission website.

    Note on Display Limitation

    There is a limit on the amount of data that can be reported each time. The number of countries selected (C) multiplied by the number of indicators (I) should not exceed 550. (i.e. C x I <= 550). When a user selects 10 countries at step 1, he may select at most 55 indicators at step 3.