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Accessibility of for people with disabilities

The World Bank is committed to strengthening the accessibility of our website ( and its digital content for people with disabilities.

The following information is to outline the accessibility of for people with disabilities and using assistive technologies. We are continually working toward improving the user experience of for everyone and applying relevant international web accessibility standards.

Compatibility with browsers and assistive technology of

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. Currently, the World Bank’s domain is partially conformant with WCAG 2.1 level AA.

World Bank is designed to be compatible with the following assistive technologies based on user research done by WebAIM and analytics from user data.


  • JAWS with IE
  • NVDA with Firefox, Chrome
  • VoiceOver with Safari


  • VoiceOver for IOS
  • TalkBack for Android

World Bank assessed the accessibility of by the following approaches:

  • Self-evaluation
  • WCAG 2.1 AA, ATAG

Technical specifications

Accessibility of relies on the following technologies to work with the respective combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript

Feedback and moving forward

We are deepening the accessibility of for people with disabilities based on an ongoing site development project. We’re working on improving page structure and templates to be more accessible to assistive technologies.

We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers on

This statement is updated on a semi-annual basis.

Commitments to Access to Information and Disability Inclusion

The World Bank is committed as an organization to Access to Information and disability inclusion in our work. 

Last Updated: Sep 01, 2022