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World development indicators 2015 (English)

World Development Indicators 2015 provides a compilation of relevant, high quality, and internationally comparable statistics about global development and the fight against poverty. It is intended to help policymakers, students, analysts, professors, program managers, and citizens find and use data related to all aspects of development, including those that help monitor progress toward the World Bank Group’s two goals of ending poverty and promoting shared prosperity. Six themes are used to organize indicators: world view, people, environment, economy, states and markets, and global links. As in past editions, World Development Indicators reviews global progress toward the Millennium Development Goals and provides key indicators related to poverty. WDI 2015 includes: a selection of the most popular indicators across 214 economies and 14 country groups organized into six WDI themes; thematic and regional highlights, providing an overview of global development trends; an in-depth review of the progress made toward achieving the Millennium Development Goals; and a user guide describing resources available online and on mobile apps. A complementary online data analysis tool is available this year to allow readers to further investigate global, regional, and country progress on the MDGs: Each of the remaining sections includes an introduction; six stories highlighting specific global, regional or country trends; and a table of the most relevant and popular indicators for that theme, together with a discussion of indicator compilation methodology.




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World development indicators 2015 (English). World development indicators Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.