World Bank Open Data
How open data is used:
The World Bank provides free and open access to a comprehensive set of data about development in countries around the globe.
- Company: The World Bank Group
- Sector: International Issues
- Product/Service: Website
- Tag: #World development; #Global funds; #Living standards; #Global consumption
The World Bank Open Data website collects and share open datasets as well as data of sampled survey. Besides, it produces statistical indicators about world development based on officially-recognized international sources. The website also provides analysis and visualization tool that contains collections of time series data on a variety of topics. Users can create their own queries; generate tables, charts, and maps; and easily save, embed, and share them.
The website provides data that allows policymakers and advocacy groups to make better-informed decisions and measure improvements more accurately. The data is also valuable for supporting research by journalists, academia and others, broadening understanding of global issues.