The Britannica Book of the Year® provides a valuable viewpoint on the people and events that shaped the year. It serves as a great reference source for the latest on the ever-changing populations, governments, and economies throughout the world.
Read the biographies of those who made a difference during the year and say goodbye to the notables who passed away.
Experts report on the significant developments in all key fields — from architecture to politics to sports, from art to religion to science and more.
Enjoy coverage of sovereign countries and dependent areas worldwide, plus quick-reference data such as capitals, populations, flags, heads of state and government, and more.
Find facts and figures about demographics, foreign trade, education, and health.