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1 @worldbankdata

2 Motivation Part of a broader move, including new Access to Information Policy Aim is to stimulate use of development data to help solve development problems Builds on global Open Data initiatives

3 Open Development Open Knowledge Enable researchers, students, local communities to collect data, measure results, increase knowledge Open Data Share tools and essential information on the global economy and Bank’s operations Open Data Share tools and essential information on the global economy and Bank’s operations Open Solutions Work together to find solutions to development problems

4 Open Data: Legally Open You are free to use our data for commercial and non-commercial purposes at no cost…

5 Users are encouraged to use the data and share with third parties. You can use it freely You can re-use it freely You can redistribute it freely We ask for attribution For commercial and non-commercial purposes Open Data: Terms of Use

6 It’s data that’s technically open You can search for it and find it easily online It’s available in an editable electronic format or an API Open Data: Technically Open  xls, json, txt, csv, xml, html, doc, API, odt, ods etc. PDF, images (JPG, GIF, PNG), other proprietary formats.

7 New

8 Data site’s Home, Country, Indicator and Topic pages are available in five corporate languages Content for 24 country pages is accessible in 17 local languages Multi-Lingual

9 Five languages English | Español | Français | العربية | 中文

10 Data By Country & Region

11 New Country Pages

12 Country Page Localization

13 Data By Topic


15 Data by Topic

16 Data by Indicators

17 See the data

18 Access Metadata

19 Chart an indicator

20 Map an indicator by points

21 Map an indicator by shade

22 Embed tables, charts, maps as a widget in a blog or a website

23 How can you use this? Justin Lin using Open Data when communicating:

24 Easy to share via social media

25 Data catalog One-stop listing of sources Download entire dataset, access query tool Global, regional, specialized datasets Search based on synonyms and acronyms – 160 datasets included in DataBank, 9000+ indicators – 80+ datasets accessible through an API 6000+ indicators

26 Databases in API format

27 Build for re-use


29 Accessing Questionnaires

30 Documentation


32 Quick data results through search

33 External applications use World Bank data

34 New DataBank Quicker and simpler access to data Secured user login for saving and sharing Widgets for blogs and sites Social Media Integration iPad compatibility English, French, Spanish, Chinese and Arabic

35 Create custom queries

36 Save and share reports, charts, maps

37 Enhanced visualizations

38 Data Portals

39 Use of Tableau for Dashboards

40 Other products and tools Central location for data books, CDs, visualization tools, mobile applications

41 DataFinder 4.0 mobile apps for iPad/iPhone and Android

42 Analytical Tools PovcalNET analyze poverty data using different poverty lines and for different country aggregates Adept automate and standardize the production of analytical reports using survey datasets wbopendata direct access to latest version of the Bank’s data through the Stata interface

43 Data support

44 Contact us

45 Engaged with users Link to social media Widgets for blog posts and sites Respond to feedback

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