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The World Bank eAtlases—Free Data Mapping Tools

The World Bank eAtlases—Free Data Mapping Tools from the World Bank

The World Bank eAtlas mapping tool, developed in cooperation with Harper Collins UK, allows users to easily and quickly transform data into customized visual comparisons across time, countries, and regions. The resulting full color maps and graphs can subsequently be exported for sharing, used in presentations, and saved for later use.

Each eAtlas also allows users to...

  • map indicators by latest available data (per country) or a given year
  • compare two maps side by side
  • read descriptions of the thematic groups of indicators
  • find indicators by word search or through related themes
  • create time-series graphs for specific countries *
  • view data in a ranking order table or bar graph *
  • alter map colors, intervals, and more
  • bookmark, share, export maps or data files
  • import your own data (temporary not available)

* available for selected eAtlases

User can also upload their own data to map and compare with World Bank data, graph or map two indicators, and dynamically generate maps that "animate" changes in data over time.

NEW! The World Bank eAtlas of Financial Inclusion

The World Bank eAtlas of Financial InclusionNow Available!

data.worldbank.org/atlas-fi

This eAtlas allows users to map and graph dozens of financial inclusion indicators across economies. It allows users to see how an economy fares on several dimensions of financial inclusion by clicking on an indicator. When the indicator is selected, a world map appears, showing the latest data for more than 145 economies.

Organized into six main themes:

  • use of bank accounts
  • savings
  • credit/borrowing
  • payments
  • insurance
  • general indicators

World Bank eAtlas of Gender

data.worldbank.org/atlas-gender

World Bank eAtlas of GenderThis new free mapping tool tells the story—thematically, contextually, historically, and across countries—of gender issues and gender progress through statistical mapping and data visualization. It contains more than 80 indicators, organized into several themes:

  • Economy and Market
    • Labor Force and Employment
    • Vulnerability and Productivity Traps
    • Wage and Earnings
    • Impact of Globalization
  • Human Development
    • Education
    • Health
  • Voice
    • Political
    • Social/Cultural
    • Power

World Bank eAtlas of Global Development

World Bank eAtlas of Global Developmentdata.worldbank.org/atlas-global

This eAtlas is a practical companion to the World Bank's popular Atlas of Global Development, now in its third print edition. Derived from the World Bank's premier data source, World Development Indicators, it lets you map more than 175 indicators for up to 200 countries over time.

Critical issues and themes include:

  • poverty
  • food production
  • population growth
  • climate change
  • international trade
  • foreign direct investment.

Take a look at a demo video here, or just go directly into the e-Atlas here.

World Bank eAtlas of the Millennium Development Goals

World Bank eAtlas of the Millennium Development Goalsdata.worldbank.org/mdg-atlas

This eAtlas maps the indicators that measure progress on the eight MDGs. Derived from the World Bank's premier data source, World Development Indicators, the eAtlas contains data for more than 150 economies, with 60+ indicators used to monitor 18 targets for the following 8 major goals established by the U.N. Millennium Declaration:

  • poverty reduction
  • universal education
  • gender quality
  • child health
  • maternal health
  • combat HIV/AIDS and other diseases
  • environmental sustainability
  • global partnership development.

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