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Data on the Run: Data and Statistical Sources for Reference and Instruction: Find the Story

ACRL Preconference Workshop, April 10th, 2013

Hans Rosling: Stop Calling Them "Developing Countries"


Where to Start

The World Bank's World Development Indicators is one of the most comprehensive sources of development-related statistics and includes more than 1000 economic, social and environmental indicators for over 200 economies (with some data back to 1960). Start by browsing the World Bank Data homepage or go straight to the DataBank and select the World Development Indicators database (direct link below).

    Using Indices & Composite Measures