The World Bank Data and Statistics


Some database and information are accessible for free also for non-subscribers. Other records are provided only on an annual subscription basis, with discounts for poor countries. A developed linking feature permits access to other sources and info

Fee Policy

Some databases are free of charge, while for others a subscription is needed, with different policies for individual or institutional users and discounts for developing countries residents

Free Retrieved Material

All users can retrieve a remarkable amount of material, data and information for free. Many databases are open and general as well as meta-information are provided in details. The website is also a source of information on World Bank activities and projects

Linking Richness

The website has a good internal linking structure and pertinent external links to partner institutions or issue-related websites