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Finding Global Data: IBIS World

This Guide will provide you with a list of resources for finding global data


 IBIS World is a database where you can search for U.S or Global industry reports. Below you will see instructions on how to access the database and also some examples.

IBIS World Search Results


Global Commercial Real-estate Example


  • Use the navigation menu on the left to navigate through the report.
  • Use the "Search Within This Report" search bar to find key terms within the report and have them highlighted.
  • The "Industry at a Glance" section will contain the SWOT analysis for the industry.
  • The report can be downloaded by clicking on the arrow at the top right 
  • The "Key Statistics" tab will display important global industry data.


Search Results Instructions

  1. When you first log into the IBIS World database use the search bar to search for an industry to pull an industry analysis.
  2. Use the left filtration methods to filter the search results based on region and content type.
  3. Looking after every search result entry will tell you what region or content type the report falls under.