Thursday, August 25, 2011

get your country data here!

Featured Data Source: World dataBank and World Development Indicators Online

World dataBank is UNCG's primary database for statistics on individual countries compiling development data for over 800 indicators and 200 countries. The purpose of this compilation is to provide a statistical benchmark for the progress of development in individual countries and regions. The data is wide ranging from economic indicators, such as balance of payments data, to social indicators, such as the literacy rate.

World Development Indicators and all other World Bank data products are freely available to anyone through World dataBank. Below is a tutorial for getting started with WDI.