Unveiling the Global Findex database 2021 in five charts - World Bank Blogs
Explore the complete findings in the Global Findex Database 2021 report. 1. Worldwide, account ownership has reached 76 percent of adults—and 71 percent of adults in developing economies. In 2021, 76 percent of adults worldwide had an account at a financial institution or through a mobile money provider, up from 51 percent in 2011.
Hugs and databases: in memory of Hans Rosling - World Bank Blogs
He called it “Database Hugging Disorder” or “DBHD.” And the World Bank, along with other development organizations, had a chronic case of it. Hans’ relationship with the Bank was initially adversarial. At the time, the institution’s business model for data relied on selling subscriptions to databases to fund their production.
Are nations fulfilling their carbon pledges? Introducing a satellite ...
The database is accessible at this link and there are several dashboards that illustrate the visualization of the data (along with other development data), including the World Bank’s Development Data Hub, Geospatial Platform and Spatial Agent App. Since context matters, the CO2 data can be integrated with other climate and development data ...
How-to guide for data.worldbank.org
data.worldbank.org opens World Bank databases to all users and includes World Development Indicators (WDI) -- one of the world’s most reliable and comprehensive databases on developing economies--, Doing Business, and many others. These data give a better understanding the human condition in some of the poorest countries and developing ...
Data harvesting: what is it, and how can you benefit? - World Bank Blogs
Broad benefits for all users include but are not limited to: One-stop shop. Users looking for data can search on the DDH and find information on several different catalogs, without having to search each catalog separately—or even be aware that those catalogs exist. Broader exposure. The DDH harvests the metadata and exposes it to a larger ...
Data, Data Everywhere: New World Bank Water Data Portal
World Bank Group. With support from the Global Water Security & Sanitation Partnership (GWSP), the World Bank has just launched the World Bank Water Data Portal. For the first time ever, a curated list of water data from the World Bank and other sources and institutions is now available in one place. Much like water, data is all around us.
Data Blog | World Bank Blogs
Updating the World Bank’s Societal Poverty Line with the 2017 Purchasing Power Parities. September 12, 2022 | Samuel Kofi Tetteh Baah, Dean Mitchell Jolliffe, Christoph Lakner, Daniel Gerszon Mahler. Are nations fulfilling their carbon pledges? Introducing a satellite-based carbon emissions database to enable easy tracking.
The Top 5 Ways to Access World Bank Data
1) data.worldbank.org. Our most popular open data destination - the main World Bank Data site gives you an overview of the data we have on a country, region or topic. I like it because you can quickly browse and filter through many years of indicator data, make some basic charts and even embed them into your own web page.