Other Books & Reports

Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals 2018: From World Development Indicators

The Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals 2018 is built around World Development Indicators 2018 — the World Bank’s compilation of statistics from over 200 economies about global development and the quality of people’s lives. For each of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, selected indicators have been identified and visualized to analyze trends and challenges, and to stimulate discussion on measurement issues. You can browse the Atlas online here, purchase from Amazon or download it as a PDF. It is accompanied by [interactive dashboards of SDG data][sdgs] and all the underlying data is available in the World Development Indicators database.

World Development Indicators

World Development Indicators (WDI) is a collection of time-series data for 214 economies, with many indicators going back more than 50 years. WDI provides cross-country comparable statistics about development and people’s lives around the globe. It is divided into six sections – World View, People, Environment, Economy, States and Markets, and Global Links. New online tables, previously published in the book, are now available from wdi.worldbank.org/tables and they provide data from the most up-to-date database. Learn more

International Debt Statistics 2018

Focuses on financial flows, trends in external debt, and other major financial indicators for developing and advanced economies (data from Quarterly External Debt Statistics and Quarterly Public Sector Debt databases). Includes over 200 time series indicators from 1970 to 2014, for most reporting countries, and pipeline data for scheduled debt service payments on existing commitments to 2022. Learn more.

The Little Data Book on Financial Inclusion 2018

The Little Data Book on Financial Inclusion 2018 is a pocket edition of the Global Findex database published in 2018. The data represent a third round of data collection since the Global Findex database was launched in 2011. The database provides nationally representative, demand-side data on access to and use of accounts, credit, payments, and savings by adults age 15 and above in 144 economies. In addition, new indicators measure how people make or receive digital payments. This book presents data for selected indicators by country, region, and income group. For some indicators the data are disaggregated by gender, income level, employment status and rural residence. Learn more

The Little Data Book on Information and Communication Technology 2018

The Little Data Book on Information and Communication Technology 2018 presents at-a-glance tables for more than 200 economies showing the most recent national data on key indicators of information and communications technology (ICT), including access, quality, affordability, efficiency, sustainability and applications. Learn more

Financial Development Data Tables 2017/2018

The Little Data Book on Financial Development 2017/18 is a pocket edition of the Global Financial Development Database. It contains 38 indicators of financial development in 205 economies, including measures of financial depth, access, efficiency, and stability of financial institutions and markets. Learn more