The number of refugees globally rose to 25.9 million in 2018, up from 25.4 million in 2017, and setting a new record, according to newly released UNHCR report and World Bank estimates.

Emi Suzuki |

To some, artificial intelligence is a mysterious term that sparks thoughts of robots and supercomputers. But the truth is machine learning algorithms and their applications, while potentially…

Giuseppe Molinario, Vivien Deparday |

Better data, based on guidance from the Expert Group on Refugee and IDP Statistics,  will help improve our support for the displaced and their host communities. Credit: Chisako Fukuda/World Bank…

Emi Suzuki, Caroline Mary Verney Sergeant |

The World Development Indicators (WDI) is the World Bank’s premier compilation of international statistics on global development. Drawing from officially recognized sources and including national…

World Bank Data Team |

Photo Credit: The Crowd and The Cloud [[tweetable]]The Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data and the World Bank Development Data Group are pleased to announce that applications are…

World Bank Data Team |

Download PDF (30Mb) / View Online “The World Bank is one of the world’s largest producers of development data and research. But our responsibility does not stop with making these global public…

World Bank Data Team |

We’re pleased to announce support for 12 projects which seek to improve the way development data are produced, managed, and used. They bring together diverse teams of collaborators from around the…

World Bank Data Team |

Photo Credit: Lou Gold Hurricanes Irma and Maria recently devastated the Caribbean region. Infrastructure in Dominica was severely damaged and the country suffered a total loss of its annual…

Michael M. Lokshin |

Examples abound of leading tech companies that have adopted open source strategy and contribute actively to open source tools and communities. Google, for example, has been a long contributor to…

Vivien Deparday, Robert Soden |