Some 53% of children in low- and middle-income countries experience “learning poverty” – meaning they are unable to read and understand simple text by age 10.

Donna Barne |

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 |

Today we’re (re)launching HEFPI—aka the Health Equity and Financial Protection Indicators database. HEFPI sheds light on two major concerns in global health: a concern that the poor do not get…

Adam Wagstaff, Patrick Hoang-Vu Eozenou |

This blog is based on new mortality estimates released today by the United Nations Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (UN IGME) if("undefined"==typeof window.datawrapper)…

Emi Suzuki, Haruna Kashiwase |