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Data & Statistics

Topic Indicators
Our Topic Indicators offer an overview of statistics in this research area. Users can choose a country or group from the drop-down menu to compare it to the aggregate figure for developing countries. In the subsequent screen, clicking on any indicator will produce a bar graph of the data. Right-click on the image to save it to your PC. 
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A sample table from the latest WDI
The WDI tables are published in the latest World Development Indicators (WDI) print edition. They contain the most recently published data series. Please review the notes about the data, definitions and sources on the last page of each PDF file.

Arrow inside circle  WDI 2005 table 1.2 MDG: eradicating poverty and improving lives

The WDI sample tables are updated in late April of each year.

Useful sites on this topic


Health, nutrition, and population


World Health Organization

The World Bank Research

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