This web site includes statistics on poverty and other distributional and social variables from 25 Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) countries. All statistics are computed from microdata of the main household surveys carried out in these countries using a homogenous methodology (data permitting).
SEDLAC allows users to monitor the trends in poverty and other distributional and social indicators in the region. The database is available in the form of brief reports, charts and electronic Excel tables with information for each country/year. In addition, the website visitor can carry out dynamic searches online.
LAC, IBRD, HIC, IDA, LMY
Number of Economies
Poverty, Education, Infrastructure, Labor & Social Protection
Fall and Spring
SEDLAC (CEDLAS and The World Bank) or "Socio-Economic Database for Latin America and the Caribbean (CEDLAS and The World Bank)".
1974 - 2013