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 |

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 |

The World Bank is pleased to release the 2017 Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals. With over 150 maps and data visualizations, the new publication charts the progress societies are making…

World Bank Data Team |

The fragile and conflict situations in which the World Bank Group supports development programs are seen as a top and increasingly urgent strategic priority for the institution and donors, and the…

Sharon Felzer |

© Curt Carnemark / World Bank The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) in collaboration with the World Bank’s Living Standards Measurement Study (LSMS) team launched the third wave (2015–16) of the…

Vini Vaid, Amparo Palacios-Lopez, Kevin McGee |

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Tariq Khokhar |