World Bank Selected Indicators for Economic Policy & Debt

200+ Countries
World Bank
Since 1960

Yearly values of economic development indicators for 217 countries

This is an example data from history; subscriber data is updated daily
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Applications

  • Tracking progress of countries
  • Make economic projections

DOCUMENTATION

World Bank Selected Indicators for Economic Policy & Debt

Overview

The World Development Indicators is a compilation of relevant, high-quality, and internationally comparable statistics about global development and the fight against poverty. This product contains 17 indicators for 217 economies and more than 40 country groups, with data for many indicators going back more than 50 years.

Key Features

  • Historic data goes back to 1960
  • 217 economies
  • 40 country groups
  • Updated once a month on the first week of the month

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DATA DICTIONARY

19 Data Columns

Country Code (country_code)

Alpha-3 code of the country

Please see the definition and attributes of countries: Country Mapping File

Year (year)

Reported year of the statistical data

Adjusted net national income (current US$) (adusted_net_national_income_current_us_dollar)

Adjusted net national income is GNI minus consumption of fixed capital and natural resources depletion

Adjusted savings: carbon dioxide damage (current US$) (adjusted_savings_carbon_dioxide_damage_current_us_dollar)

Cost of damage due to carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuel use and the manufacture of cement

Adjusted savings: education expenditure (current US$) (adjusted_savings_education_expenditure_current_us_dollar)

Education expenditure refers to the current operating expenditures in education, including wages and salaries and excluding capital investments in buildings and equipment

Adjusted savings: net national savings (current US$) (adjusted_savings_net_national_savings_current_us_dollar)

Net national savings are equal to gross national savings less the value of consumption of fixed capital

Exports of goods and services (current US$) (exports_of_goods_and_services_current_us_dollar)

Exports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services provided to the rest of the world. They include the value of merchandise, freight, insurance, transport, travel, royalties, license fees, and other services, such as communication, construction, financial, information, business, personal, and government services. They exclude compensation of employees and investment income (formerly called factor services) and transfer payments. Data are in current U.S. dollars.

External balance on goods and services (current US$) (external_balance_on_goods_and_services_current_us_dollar)

External balance on goods and services (formerly resource balance) equals exports of goods and services minus imports of goods and services (previously nonfactor services). Data are in current U.S. dollars.

Final consumption expenditure (current US$) (final_consumption_expenditure_current_us_dollar)

Final consumption expenditure (formerly total consumption) is the sum of household final consumption expenditure (private consumption) and general government final consumption expenditure (general government consumption). Data are in current U.S. dollars.

Foreign direct investment, net (BoP, current US$) (foreign_direct_investment_net_bop_current_us_dollar)

Foreign direct investment are the net inflows of investment to acquire a lasting management interest (10 percent or more of voting stock) in an enterprise operating in an economy other than that of the investor. It is the sum of equity capital, reinvestment of earnings, other long-term capital, and short-term capital as shown in the balance of payments. This series shows total net FDI. In BPM6, financial account balances are calculated as the change in assets minus the change in liabilities. Net FDI outflows are assets and net FDI inflows are liabilities. Data are in current U.S. dollars. (BPM6: Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual, Sixth Edition)

GDP (current US$) (gdp_current_us)

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.

GDP per capita (current US$) (gdp_per_capita_current_us_dollar)

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.

General government final consumption expenditure (current US$) (general_government_final_consumption_expenditure_cur_us_dollar)

General government final consumption expenditure (formerly general government consumption) includes all government current expenditures for purchases of goods and services (including compensation of employees). It also includes most expenditures on national defense and security, but excludes government military expenditures that are part of government capital formation. Data are in current U.S. dollars.

GNI (current US$) (gni_cur_us_dollar)

GNI (formerly GNP) is the sum of value added by all resident producers plus any product taxes (less subsidies) not included in the valuation of output plus net receipts of primary income (compensation of employees and property income) from abroad. Data are in current U.S. dollars.

Gross domestic savings (% of GDP) (gross_domestic_savings_percent_of_gdp)

Gross domestic savings are calculated as GDP less final consumption expenditure (total consumption)

Gross domestic savings (current US$) (gross_domestic_savings_current_us_dollar)

Gross domestic savings are calculated as GDP less final consumption expenditure (total consumption). Data are in current U.S. dollars.

Household final consumption expenditure (current US$) (household_final_consumption_expenditure_current_us_dollar)

Household final consumption expenditure (formerly private consumption) is the market value of all goods and services, including durable products (such as cars, washing machines, and home computers), purchased by households. It excludes purchases of dwellings but includes imputed rent for owner-occupied dwellings. It also includes payments and fees to governments to obtain permits and licenses. Here, household consumption expenditure includes the expenditures of nonprofit institutions serving households, even when reported separately by the country. Data are in current U.S. dollars.

Imports of goods and services (current US$) (imports_of_goods_and_services_current_us_dollar)

Imports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world. They include the value of merchandise, freight, insurance, transport, travel, royalties, license fees, and other services, such as communication, construction, financial, information, business, personal, and government services. They exclude compensation of employees and investment income (formerly called factor services) and transfer payments. Data are in current U.S. dollars.

Total reserves (includes gold, current US$) (total_reserves_includes_gold_current_us_dollar)

Total reserves comprise holdings of monetary gold, special drawing rights, reserves of IMF members held by the IMF, and holdings of foreign exchange under the control of monetary authorities. The gold component of these reserves is valued at year-end (December 31) London prices. Data are in current U.S. dollars.

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