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Update of World Development Indicators database

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The World Development Indicators (WDI) database has been updated. This update features new external debt data from the newly-released International Debt Statistics publication, as well as updated energy, emissions, freshwater, poverty, immunization, tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS series, and revised national accounts, PPP extrapolated, balance of payments, monetary and government finance indicators, and education statistics.

The full database contains close to 1300 indicators and can be accessed from the DataBank tool - select the World Development Indicators database and continue to select countries, indicators, and years to build your report. The complete WDI data can also be downloaded from the Data Catalog.

For more information, see, or contact the Development Data Group at

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