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March 2004
Updated July 2009

Nation Master
Comparing nations using a wealth of statistics.
Grade Level: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12, Advanced, Professional


This comprehensive site "where stats come alive!" is an excellent resource that allows users to create graphs that compare countries on almost any statistic. There are thousands of stats available, as well as country profiles, maps, flags, and correlation reports.
The site is well-designed and user-friendly. Pages contain advertising and full access to some of the more unique features is by subscription, but there is plenty of free information here to warrant a visit.
Links to new features, recent updates, top stats, recent articles, and educational tools are listed in the left side column. The top menu gives access to the various areas of the site. Additionally, there is an on-site search tool.

Nation Master makes the facts about any country in the world easily accessible and understandable. Teachers and students will find this to be a great tool for locating information about a particular country or comparing and contrasting the statistics of several countries. The most frequently viewed stats, such as the richest, most populous, poorest, etc. are listed in the left column for quick access. Stats are grouped into many categories, ranging from agriculture to transportation. Each country has a fact sheet that includes information, maps, and images of their flag(s). Included is a full encyclopedia with over 200,000 articles.


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