More than one billion people globally – about 15% of the world’s population – are estimated to have a disability. Most of them live in developing countries.

Maninder Gill, Charlotte McClain-Nhlapo |

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 |

Photo: Dane Macri/The Advocacy Project via Flickr CC. The relationship between poverty and disability goes both ways: [[tweetable]]disability increases the risk of poverty[[/tweetable]], and[[…

Charlotte McClain-Nhlapo |

This blog is part of a series accompanying the Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) 2017. In response to frequent questions from those trying to gain familiarity with the monitoring method…

Libbet Loughnan, Luis Andres, Shiqing Li |

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Tariq Khokhar |

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 |