New Database Shows Three Quarters of World’s Poor Are “Unbanked”
The Bank’s Development Research Group is building the database with a 10-year grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Few adults in developing countries use formal financial products to manage risk. More than 11% of adults in developing countries have an outstanding loan for emergencies or health-care needs, but more than 80% of these ...
Five reasons why you should check out this procurement database
This database will bring significant added value for any country starting (before), working (during) and assessing (after) a procurement reform. Covid-19 will surely change the way most of us work daily, accelerating the implementation of some modern solutions such as eProcurement. And again, GPPD is timely and essential to help procurement ...
Philippines: Department of Social Welfare and Development Launches 2015 ...
Manila, April 5, 2016 - The National Household Targeting System for Poverty Reduction (NHTS-PR) also known as Listahanan today unveiled an updated database of the poor in the country from the government’s latest round of assessments in 2015. Secretary Corazon ‘Dinky’ Soliman of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) led ...
Women and migration: Exploring the data - World Bank Blogs
Between 1990 and 2017, the share of female migrants increased by at least 1 percentage point in 75 of the 211 countries with data. In 22 of these countries, the recorded change was of 5 percentage points or more. In contrast, in 67 countries, the share of women migrants declined by at least 1 percentage point during the period 1990-2017.
World Development Indicators 2012 Released - World Bank
Definitive Reference for Measuring Development Progress. WASHINGTON, April 19, 2012 — The 2012 edition of World Development Indicators (WDI), released today, includes updated data on global development, the quality of people's lives, the environment, the economy, the functioning of states and markets, and global links - how actions in one ...
Spicing up research on sub-national development through open data ...
The database provides access to around 200 indicators from almost 500 districts and 34 provinces in Indonesia, which in general go back to the early 1990s and even 1980s for some. The indicators are grouped into four main categories: fiscal, economic, social demographic, and infrastructure. Indicators range from sub-national government revenue ...
Are we there yet? Many countries don't report progress on all SDGs ...
In fact, based on the UN SDG database, high-income countries are trailing low- and middle-income countries. The effect is partly driven by small, high-income island states and, to a lesser extent, oil-producing countries in the Middle East. However, even if we restrict the sample to the 159 countries with a population larger than a million ...
Joint Learning Network: How to improve efficiency through systematic ...
The database will be re-organized around a clear taxonomy. The guide will be re-oriented as a reference to existing tools and resources, including country experience. The measurement and information stream will finalize the fact sheets and resource guide. The products will be ready by late summer/early fall.
1.47 billion people face flood risk worldwide: for over a third, it ...
Using the latest high-resolution flood hazard and population maps, as well as poverty estimates from the World Bank’s Global Subnational Atlas of Poverty and Global Monitoring Database, we estimate that 1.47 billion people globally are directly exposed to the risk of intense flooding — over a third of them, almost 600 million, are poor. 1.
The 2018 Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals: an all-new visual ...
In SDG8, new data from the Global Findex Database shows that 69 percent of adults around the world have an account at a financial institution or with a mobile money provider. But some 1.7 billion people still lack an account, and access to accounts varies widely by region, and by age, education, sex and wealth.