Research & Outlook
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2016 edition of World Development Indicators

  • 2016 Edition of World Development Indicators Launched

    With more than 1,400 indicators for over 200 economies, WDI is the most widely used World Bank dataset, providing high-quality cross-country comparable statistics about development and people’s lives around the globe.

  • Mobile Data Apps

    For iOS and Android
  • ADePT

    Software platform for automated economic analysis
  • iSimulate

    Platform for performing macroeconomic simulations
  • PovCalNet

    Poverty Analysis Tool assess global poverty incidence figures
  • PovMap

    Provides computational solutions to poverty mapping activities
  • CAPI

    Software for conducting complex surveys with dynamic structures using tablet devices

Journals & Digest

Key Reports