The 2016 edition of World Development Indicators is out: three features ...
We’re excited to announce the release of the 2016 edition of World Development Indicators (WDI). With over 1 million downloads last year, WDI is the most widely used dataset in our Open Data Catalog and it provides high-quality cross-country comparable statistics about development and people’s lives around the globe.
Africa Development Indicators - World Bank
Africa Development Indicators. In this World Bank annual on Africa, data from a variety of sources present a broad picture of development across the continent, illustrating what has worked, what has not, and what needs to be changed. In addition to reporting data for hundreds of development indicators, from inflation to climate change to HIV ...
World Development Indicators 2000 - World Bank
This is the fourth annual edition of the World Bank's statistical reference. It provides an expanded view of the world economy for 148 countries with chapters focusing on world view, people, environment, economy, states and markets, and global links as well as introductions highlighting recent research on major development issues. This edition ...
What are Livestock Indicators? - World Bank
Livestock-related indicators are used for a range of purposes, including analyses of sectors' or value chains' performance, monitoring and evaluation of interventions in the form of policies, programs and projects, and comparisons between countries and sectors. Decision-makers look at indicators from three main perspectives: level of the ...
World Development Indicators 2008 - World Bank
Metadata. Release of the final report of the International Comparison Program (ICP) and publication of new estimates of purchasing power parities (PPPs) in World Development Indicators 2008 are an important statistical milestone. The estimates offer a consistent and comprehensive set of data on the cost of living in developed and developing ...
The Worldwide Governance Indicators - World Bank
The Worldwide Governance Indicators (WGI) are a long‐standing research project to develop cross‐country indicators of governance. The WGI consist of six composite indicators of broad dimensions of governance covering over 200 countries since 1996: Voice and Accountability, Political
CLIMATE-SMART AGRICULTURE INDICATORS - World Bank
the Technology indicators was led by Ijeoma Emenanjo, Policy indicators by Maurice Rawlins, and the Results indicators by Christine Heumesser. Yuxuan Zhao developed the computer programs for all the indicators, whereas Maria de Rijk, Xiaoyue Hou, Elizabeth Minchew, Wisambi Loundu, and Julia Isabel Espinal provided invaluable research support.
Are we there yet? Many countries don't report progress on all SDGs ...
The SDGs include 231 indicators for 169 targets. The data requirements for the 60 indicators of Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the SDGs’ predecessor, were modest in comparison. Yet in 2015, the target year of the MDGs, countries reported on average data on only 68% of the MDG indicators. Increased Data Requirements by SDGs
Measurement of governance, government, and the public sector
Indicators are comprehensive across institutional arrangements, capacities, and performance, and include over 200 indicators on aspects of a meritocratic bureaucracy. Reliable data on the enabling environment for good governance and public sector management is also being produced: service delivery, rule of law, and civil society activities.
GRI Index 2021 - World Bank
The GRI Index covers activities carried out during fiscal 2021, from July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has impacted the Bank’s operations and staff activities through reduced travel, an extended shutdown of its offices, and a shift in staff health services. Where significant, these impacts have been noted in ...