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    The World Bank is an international financial institution that promotes foreign investment, international trade, and capital investment in developing countries in order to further its goal of reducing poverty.


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  • GDP (current US$)

    Yearly time series (1960–2015). It was last modified on 13 Nov 2016 at 12:51. Categorized as Climate Change. It is tagged , , , .


    • Units: Current US$
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    • Description:

      GDP at purchaser's prices is the sum of gross value added by all resident producers in the economy plus any product taxes and minus any subsidies not included in the value of the products. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or for depletion and degradation of natural resources. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Dollar figures for GDP are converted from domestic currencies using single year official exchange rates. For a few countries where the official exchange rate does not reflect the rate effectively applied to actual foreign exchange transactions, an alternative conversion factor is used.

    • Last updated: 13 Nov 2016
    • Citing: World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.
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  • GDP per capita (current US$)

    Yearly time series (1960–2015). It was last modified on 13 Nov 2016 at 12:53. Categorized as Economy & Growth. It is tagged , , , .


    • Units: Current US$
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    • Description:

      GDP per capita is gross domestic product divided by midyear population. GDP is the sum of gross value added by all resident producers in the economy plus any product taxes and minus any subsidies not included in the value of the products. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or for depletion and degradation of natural resources. Data are in current U.S. dollars.

    • Last updated: 13 Nov 2016
    • Citing: World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.
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  • Consumer price index (2010 = 100)

    Yearly time series (1960–2015). It was last modified on 13 Nov 2016 at 06:12. Categorized as Financial Sector. It is tagged , , , .


    • Units: Number
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    • Description:

      Consumer price index reflects changes in the cost to the average consumer of acquiring a basket of goods and services that may be fixed or changed at specified intervals, such as yearly. The Laspeyres formula is generally used. Data are period averages.

    • Last updated: 13 Nov 2016
    • Citing: International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics and data files.
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  • Inflation, consumer prices (annual %)

    Yearly time series (1960–2015). It was last modified on 13 Nov 2016 at 06:13. Categorized as Financial Sector. It is tagged , .


    • Units: Annual %
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    • Description:

      Inflation as measured by the consumer price index reflects the annual percentage change in the cost to the average consumer of acquiring a basket of goods and services that may be fixed or changed at specified intervals, such as yearly. The Laspeyres formula is generally used.

    • Last updated: 13 Nov 2016
    • Citing: International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics and data files.
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  • Unemployment, total (% of total labor force) (modeled ILO estimate)

    Yearly time series (1991–2014). It was last modified on 13 Nov 2016 at 20:58. Categorized as Education. It is tagged , , .


    • Units: Modeled ILO estimate
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    • Description:

      Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.

    • Last updated: 13 Nov 2016
    • Citing: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.
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  • Export destination index

    Yearly time series (1995–2006). It was last modified on 6 Oct 2014 at 21:04.

  • (%) Generosity of All Social Insurance - 1st 20%

    Yearly time series (2004–2011). It was last modified on 6 Oct 2014 at 20:36. Categorized as Social Protection & Labor.


    • Units: Number
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    • Description:

      It presents the (%) Generosity of All Social Insurance for 1st 20%

    • Last updated: 6 Oct 2014
    • Citing: ASPIRE: The 2011 Atlas of Social Protection
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  • DHS: Gross attendance rate. Post Secondary. Female

    Yearly time series (1990–2011). It was last modified on 6 Oct 2014 at 20:36. Categorized as Education. It is tagged , .


    • Units: Number
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      Gross attendance rate. Post Secondary. Female is the number of female post-secondary school pupils of any age, expressed as a percentage of the population of females of post-secondary school age. Post-secondary school age is defined as the age range from graduation from secondary school till the maximum age set as a parameter of the educational system.

    • Last updated: 6 Oct 2014
    • Citing: Porta (2011) using Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) data
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  • Adequacy of benefits in 2nd quintile (%) - All Social Insurance (preT)

    Yearly time series (2004–2011). It was last modified on 6 Oct 2014 at 21:04. Categorized as Social Protection & Labor.

  • (%) Generosity of other SSN - 1st 20%

    Yearly time series (2004–2011). It was last modified on 6 Oct 2014 at 20:36. Categorized as Social Protection & Labor.


    • Units: Number
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    • Description:

      It presents the (%) Generosity of other Social Safety Nets for 1st 20%

    • Last updated: 6 Oct 2014
    • Citing: ASPIRE: The 2011 Atlas of Social Protection
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  • Adequacy of benefits in richest quintile (%) - All Social Insurance (preT)

    Yearly time series (2004–2011). It was last modified on 6 Oct 2014 at 21:04. Categorized as Social Protection & Labor.

  • Average per capita transfer held by 2nd quintile - All Social Insurance (preT)

    Yearly time series (2004–2011). It was last modified on 6 Oct 2014 at 21:04. Categorized as Social Protection & Labor.

  • (%) Benefits held by 4th 20% population - Cash Transfer

    Yearly time series (2005–2010). It was last modified on 6 Oct 2014 at 20:36. Categorized as Social Protection & Labor. It is tagged , .


    • Units: Number
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    • Description:

      It presents the (%) Benefits held by 4th 20% population for Cash Transfer

    • Last updated: 6 Oct 2014
    • Citing: ASPIRE: The 2011 Atlas of Social Protection
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  • Base Metals, 2000=100, constant 2000$

    Yearly time series (1960–2010). It was last modified on 6 Oct 2014 at 21:04.

  • DHS: Net attendance rate. Secondary. Female

    Yearly time series (1990–2011). It was last modified on 6 Oct 2014 at 20:36. Categorized as Education. It is tagged , .


    • Units: Number
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    • Description:

      Net attendance rate. Secondary. Female is the proportion of female children of official secondary school age who are attending secondary school.

    • Last updated: 6 Oct 2014
    • Citing: Porta (2011) using Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) data
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  • Women's access to bank loans (0=no restriction to 1=full restriction)

    Yearly time series (2009–2009). It was last modified on 6 Oct 2014 at 20:36. Categorized as Gender Statistics. It is tagged .


    • Units: Number
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    • Description:

      Women's access to bank loans is an index that indicates whether women are allowed to and can de facto have access to bank loans. In all cases, the variables are between 0 and 1. The value 0 means no or very low inequality and the value 1 indicates high inequality.

    • Last updated: 6 Oct 2014
    • Citing: Gender, Institutions and Development Database, Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), web site: http://www.oecd.org/document/16/0,3343,en_2649_33935_39323280_1_1_1_1,00.html.
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  • (%) Program beneficiaries in 2nd 20% population - Old Age Contributory

    Yearly time series (2004–2011). It was last modified on 6 Oct 2014 at 20:36. Categorized as Social Protection & Labor. It is tagged , .


    • Units: Number
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    • Description:

      It presents the (%) Program beneficiaries in 2nd 20% population for Old Age Contributory

    • Last updated: 6 Oct 2014
    • Citing: ASPIRE: The 2011 Atlas of Social Protection
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  • Employing workers (rank)

    Yearly time series (2009–2010). It was last modified on 6 Oct 2014 at 21:04.

  • Average per capita transfer held by 2nd quintile - Old Age Contributory (preT)

    Yearly time series (2004–2011). It was last modified on 6 Oct 2014 at 21:04. Categorized as Social Protection & Labor.

  • % of services firms competing against unregistered or informal firms

    Yearly time series (2006–2010). It was last modified on 6 Oct 2014 at 20:36.


    • Units: Number
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    • Description:

      As an indicator of informality in an economy, the percentage of services firms that say they compete against unregistered or informal firms is recorded. The results are based on surveys of thousands of firms in 125 countries.
      Source: World Bank, Enterprise Surveys (http://www.enterprisesurveys.org/ExploreTopics/?topicid=5).

    • Last updated: 6 Oct 2014
    • Citing: World Bank, Doing Business Project (http://www.enterprisesurveys.org/ExploreTopics/?topicid=5).
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