World Bank available

Macrobond has added the World Development Indicators (WDI) and Global Development Finance (GDF) databases from World Bank.

WDI is the primary World Bank database for development data from officially-recognized international sources. It presents the most current and accurate global development data available, and includes national, regional and global estimates.

Frequency Annual
Coverage Developing and high-income economies
Number of economies 213
Start date 1960
Update schedule Twice a year in April and September

GDF provides external debt and financial flows statistics for countries that report public and publicly-guaranteed debt under the World Bank’s Debtor Reporting System (DRS). GDF focuses on financial flows, trends in external debt, and other major financial indicators for developing countries.

Frequency Annual
Coverage Developing economies
Number of economies 128
Start date 1970
Update schedule Annual in January

The World Bank databases can be found directly in the World Bank data view and are included in Macrobond’s core product offering.
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