Looking for accurate, up-to-date data on development issues?
World Development Indicators is the World Bank's premier
annual compilation of data about development. This indispensable
statistical reference allows you to consult over 800 indicators for
more than 150 economies and 14 country groups in more than 90 tables.
It provides a current overview of the most recent data available as
well as important regional data and income group analysis in six
thematic sections: World View, People, Environment, Economy, States and
Markets, and Global Links.
World Development Indicators 2011 presents the most current
and accurate development data on both a national level and aggregated
globally. It allows you to monitor the progress made toward meeting the
Millennium Development Goals endorsed by the United Nations and its
member countries, the World Bank, and a host of partner organizations.
These goals, which focus on development and the elimination of poverty,
serve as the agenda for international development efforts.
Recognizing that transparency and accountability are essential to
development, the World Bank Group now provides free, open, and easy
access to its comprehensive set of data on living standards around
the globe--some 2,000 indicators, including hundreds that go back 50
years. The data is available in Arabic, French, and Spanish in addition
Access to these new resources is available at data.worldbank.org, a central web
site that makes it easier to find, use, and manipulate data. A data catalog lists the
available databases. Access
the WDI dataset on data.worldbank.org.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
1. World View - living standards and development progress
2. People - gender, health, and employment
3. Environment - natural resources and environmental changes
4. Economy - new opportunities for growth
5. States and Markets - elements of good investment climate
6. Global Links - evidence on globalization
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