Introducing the online guide to the World Development Indicators: A new ...
The World Development Indicators (WDI) is the World Bank’s premier compilation of international statistics on global development. Drawing from officially recognized sources and including national, regional, and global estimates, the WDI provides access to almost 1,600 indicators for 217 economies, with some time series extending back more than 50 years.
World Development Indicators 2017 - World Bank
This year the World Development Indicators database has been improved to include more indicators that cover the Sustainable Development Goals and more data disaggregated by sex, age, wealth quintile, and urban or rural location. New data include access to clean cooking fuels and the number of industrial design applications registered globally.
Good indicators for good governance? - World Bank Blogs
In the East Asia and Pacific region, Cambodia and Indonesia have focused on governance to the point of developing “governance CASs.”. These strategies include finely-grained, micro-level performance indicators that are essential to assess how well Bank programs are helping countries ease the governance constraints to their core development ...
Accessing the World Bank Data APIs in Python, R, Ruby & Stata
Our indicators API provides a RESTful interface onto our data, and it supports basic querying using selection parameters. The API calls return data or metadata in either XML or JSON formats. All the modules above are “wrappers” for this simple interface. They provide language-specific functions for the searching and querying our API ...
Introducing WBGAPI: A new python package for accessing World Bank data
The World Bank API sometimes gives the illusion that all indicators reside in one big database. For example: Actually, the API consists of over 63 databases for a total (as of this writing) of 17,517 indicators. If you request an indicator such as population (SP.POP.TOTL) that is part of the World Development Indicators (WDI), the API returns ...
Introducing Data360R — data to the power of R - World Bank Blogs
3. Built-in search function for indicators, datasets, and countries. This is very useful for users researching on a specific topic, or exploring our vast number of indicators and data sources. Downloading the data you need just needs few lines of code. For example, you can quickly search for the top TCdata360 indicator related to "woman business".
Why we need more sex-disaggregated social protection data and what we ...
Sex-disaggregated data are key to understanding and addressing an uneven economic recovery. To date, our main tool for tracking the size and distributional performance of social protection and labor interventions has been the Atlas of Social Protection: Indicators of Resilience and Equity (ASPIRE) — the World Bank’s main compilation of ...
Telling the story of Bangladesh’s growth and challenges with data
The Database has three components and organized into: 1. Zila-level data and visualization. Organized around the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), this database contains indicators for each of Bangladesh’s 64 zilas (districts), covering a range of topics including poverty, nutrition, fertility, health, access to services, and more.
Women, Business and the Law 2022 - World Bank
Metadata. Women, Business and the Law 2022 is the eighth in a series of annual studies measuring the laws and regulations that affect women's economic opportunity in 190 economies. The project presents eight indicators structured around women's interactions with the law as they move through their careers: Mobility, Workplace, Pay, Marriage ...
Tracking Universal Health Coverage : 2021 Global Monitoring Report
Most commodity prices are now expected to see sharp increases in 2022 and remain high in the medium term. The price of Brent crude oil is projected to average $100/bbl in 2022, a 40 percent increase from 2021. Non-energy prices are expected to rise by about 20 percent in 2022, with the largest increases in commodities where Russia or Ukraine ...