How we do Open Data: #1 - choosing development indicators
1. There’s no perfect indicator. Like many things in life, selecting indicators for the WDI is not an exact science. The intention is to provide good coverage of key development issues, but many of the countries that we work with do not have the quantity - or quality - of data that exists in countries like the United States, for example.
World Development Indicators 2016 now available - World Bank Blogs
The 2016 edition of World Development Indicators (WDI) has just been released. The WDI 2016 provides high-quality cross-country comparable statistics about development and people’s lives around the globe. With over 1,400 indicators with data from the 1960s until today, the WDI 2016 is the result of a collaborative partnership of over 50 international agencies, the statistical offices of more ...
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 2000 - World Bank
This edition includes some key indicators for 1999. This report aims to make statistics lively and comprehensive-to paint a picture of the world and its people. The numbers in this book tell the reader that people in most places are living longer, but that in countries gripped by the HIV/AIDS epidemic, life expectancies are declining. ...
Governance Matters VI - World Bank
the individual indicators underlying our aggregate governance indicators, on the WGI . Despite these margins of error, the WGI are sufficiently informative that many cross-country comparisons result in statistically (andlikely also practically) significant differences in estimated governance. In comparing governance levels across countries,
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 ...
Measuring Gender Equality - World Bank
Key Labor Market Indicators—Analysis with Household Survey Data: Streamlined Analysis with ADePT Software (2016) by Ina Pietschmann, Steven Kapsos, Evangelia Bourmpoula, Zurab Sajaia, and Michael Lokshin Simulating Distributional Impacts of Macro-dynamics—Theory and Practical
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 ...
World Development Report 1998/1999 : Knowledge for Development - World Bank
This was particularly true after 2004, following improvements in economic management, an increase in the pace of structural reforms, and correction of the exchange rate. Gross domestic product growth averaged about five percent over the period, rising to almost seven percent in 2006 and 2007. Human development indicators improved significantly.
International Debt Statistics 2022 - World Bank
Debt Indicators 2011–2020 20 Equity Flows in 2020 23 Supporting Debt Transparency 27 PART II: Aggregate and Country Tables 31 All Low- and Middle-Income Countries 33 East Asia and Pacific 34 Europe and Central Asia 35 Latin America and the Caribbean 36 Middle East and North Africa 37 South Asia 38 Sub-Saharan Africa 39 Afghanistan 40 Albania 41