The 2016 edition of World Development Indicators is out: three features ...
العربية. 18. 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. You ...
World Development Indicators 2016 - World Bank
World Development Indicators 2016 provides a compilation of relevant, high-quality, and internationally comparable statistics about global development and the fight against poverty. It is intended to help policymakers, students, analysts, professors, program managers, and citizens find and use data related to all aspects of development ...
Update of World Development Indicators database
The World Development Indicators (WDI) database has been updated. New child mortality estimates by the UN Inter-agency group for Child Mortality Estimation (UN IGME) have been released for neonatal, infant and under-five mortality; and new malnutrition estimates have been jointly released by WHO, UNICEF, and the World Bank. Other series that ...
Striking the Right Note : Key Performance Indicators for Sovereign ...
The report findings may also inform creation of financial instruments and market analyses beyond sovereign sustainability-linked bonds (SLBs) and are relevant for a broad range of stakeholders. These include regulators, credit rating agencies, academics, as well as nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), and civil society groups which can be ...
Statistics about statistics: How do we measure statistical performance?
While current indicators measure the existence of statistical laws (see UNSD SDG Indicator 17.18.2), less is known about the quality of the laws in place, and the ways they are implemented. PARIS21 plans an ambitious project on digitising statistical laws – starting with a small pilot to understand legal frameworks and changes induced by new ...
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.
What does it mean to “eradicate extreme poverty” and “halve national ...
One target (SDG 1.1) talks of eradicating extreme poverty by 2030, building on a globally comparable notion of extreme poverty. Extreme poverty fell from 37 percent to 13 percent between 1990 and 2012; and based on national growth rates over the past 10 years, the global extreme poverty rate is estimated to be below 10 percent in 2015, a drop ...
The Global Findex Database 2014 - World Bank
Metadata. The Global Financial Inclusion (Global Findex) database, launched by the World Bank in 2011, provides comparable indicators showing how people around the world save, borrow, make payments, and manage risk. The 2014 edition of the database reveals that 62 percent of adults worldwide have an account at a bank or another type of ...
Ease of doing business score and ease of doing business ranking
of 41 indicators for 10 Doing Business topics (the employing workers and contracting with the government indicators are excluded). For starting a business, for example, Georgia and New Zealand have the lowest number of procedures required (1). New Zealand also holds the shortest time to
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 ...