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 ...
Going beyond basic indicators: A new tool to measure education service ...
A new tool is aiming to provide comprehensive data to better understand the complexities of an education system. (Photo: Bart Verweij / World Bank) When it comes to evaluating education systems, we have available basic high-level indicators such as a country’s GDP allocated to education, national learning levels, enrollment and completion ...
Rural Access Index : A Key Development Indicator - World Bank
Metadata. This paper describes the establishment of the Rural Access Index, one of several Transport Headline Indicators endorsed by the World Bank Transport Sector Board in 2003. The index has been adopted for the Results Measurement System (RMS)2 of the 14th round of the International Development Association (IDA-14) which was launched in ...
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.
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
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 ...
Light Every Night – New nighttime light data set and tools for development
AWS is proud to make the Light Every Night data available through our Registry of Open Data on AWS. Making global nighttime imagery more widely accessible will allow researchers to process data in-place on the cloud, enabling new large-scale, long-term analyses that can help inform insights into historical trends like population change, economic development, and energy consumption.
Catastrophic expenditure for health: from antiquity to today
Slightly different things: The surgical expenditure indicators published in the World Bank’s WDI database measure the risk of catastrophic expense, while UN SDG indicator 3.8.2 reports its incidence. The difference between the two is important. To be counted as an incident case of catastrophic expense, a patient must access care in the first ...
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 ...