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World Bank Data Bank

What is this?
An interactive tool for exploring data in World Bank's databases.
Key points
  • Time series
  • Compare multiple countries, regions
  • Create embeddable data visualisations
  • Complete databases include
  • World development indicators
  • Education
  • Health
What can it be used for?

The Data Bank is an online tool that supports the visualisation and analysis of the data in the World Bank's various databases. Users can use it to find and analyse data from multiple countries, including creating pivot tables, maps and visualisations. These can be shared, embedded in websites or downloaded and included in reports.

How can it be accessed and used?
  1. Visit
  2. Search or browse for a database (e.g. Education). You may have to select a broader topic first
  3. Filter the database to select a specific data series (e.g. percentage of pre-primary students that are female)
  4. Filter the series to select specific countries and time periods
  5. Display the results as a table, chart or map (some displays may not work with certain selections)
  6. Download data as CSV or Excel

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