Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2023

Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2023 cover.

As Asia and the Pacific navigates its way through an uncertain economic environment, marked by an elevated cost of living, it is important to generate data driven-insights on other challenges confronting developing and frontier markets.

This publication provides updated statistics on a comprehensive set of economic, financial, social, and environmental measures as well as select indicators for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The report covers the 49 regional members of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). It discusses trends in development progress and the challenges to achieving inclusive and sustainable economic growth across Asia and the Pacific. It examines how the increased cost-of-living crisis combined with the lingering impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic are pushing millions of people in the region deeper into poverty. The report identifies the need for more galvanized efforts to ensure poor people are able to cope with inflationary pressures and ongoing economic uncertainties.


  • Part I. Sustainable Development Goals 
  • Part II. Region at a Glance 
  • Part III. Global Value Chains  
  • Part IV. Stories Behind the Data: Using Price Data and Statistics to Track Statistics by Economy

Published August 2023.
Source: Asian Development Bank

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