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.
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 ...
Agribusiness Indicators : Zambia - World Bank
The resulting indicators are presented in matrix form, together with notes indicating the specific data source (or sources) used for each indicator. A set of questionnaires was developed for this part of the exercise based on guidelines. Perception indicators on the quality of road infrastructure and other transport sector issues were added to ...
World Development Indicators 2008 : Poverty Data
Metadata. This supplement to World Development Indicators 2008 provides estimates of global poverty that are the first re-evaluation of the World Bank's "$1 a day" poverty line since 1999. The international poverty line has been recalibrated at $1.25 a day, using new data on purchasing power parities (PPPs), compiled by the International ...
Agribusiness Indicators : Synthesis Report
The Agribusiness Indicators are intended to furnish them with information from sources within both the private and public sectors which can be cross-referenced and correlated. This type of information has generally not been available in the past. Some of the indicators are particularly useful in revealing the attributes of countries with policy ...
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 ...
Governance Matters VIII : Aggregate and Individual Governance ...
Metadata. This paper reports on the 2009 update of the Worldwide Governance Indicators (WGI) research project, covering 212 countries and territories and measuring six dimensions of governance between 1996 and 2008: Voice and Accountability, Political Stability and Absence of Violence/Terrorism, Government Effectiveness, Regulatory Quality ...
New World Bank country classifications by income level: 2020-2021
Updated country income classifications are available here. The World Bank assigns the world’s economies to four income groups—low, lower-middle, upper-middle, and high-income countries. The classifications are updated each year on July 1 and are based on GNI per capita in current USD (using the Atlas method exchange rates) of the previous ...
Data News | World Bank Blogs
Quick, friendly, but powerful: The World Bank’s new site for data on poverty and inequality. Today, the World Bank is launching the Poverty and Inequality Platform (PIP), a simple yet comprehensive tool to access our poverty and inequality estimates. Deon Filmer, Haishan Fu, Carolina Sánchez-Páramo | April 11, 2022.
International Debt Statistics 2022 - World Bank
International Debt Statistics (IDS), a long-standing annual publication of the World Bank, features external debt statistics and analysis for the 123 low- and middle-income countries that report to the World Bank Debtor Reporting System. IDS 2022 includes (1) an overview analyzing global trends in debt stocks of and debt flows to low- and ...