Iraq

Country code: 
IRQ
ISO2 code: 
IQ
ISO3 code: 
IRQ
WB Country Code: 
IQ

Iraq - Household Socio-Economic Survey 2006-2007

Description: 

In order to develop an effective poverty reduction policies and programs, Iraqi policy makers need to know how large the poverty problem is, what kind of people are poor, and what are the causes and consequences of poverty. Until recently, they had neither the data nor an official poverty line. (The last national income and expenditure survey was in 1988.) In response to this situation, the Iraqi Ministry of Planning and Development Cooperation established the Household Survey and Policies for Poverty Reduction Project in 2006, with financial and technical support of the World Bank. The...

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Microdata

Worldwide - Night Time Lights

Description: 

This layer presents a nighttime view of the earth that provides an informational and educational view of our planet at night. The image was produced by mosaicking defense meteorlogical satellite program (dmsp) operational linescan system (ols) satellite images. This system was originally designed to view clouds by moonlight and to map the locations of permanent lights on the earth's surface.

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Geospatial

Worldwide - Reservoir and Dams

Description: 

The global reservoir and dam database, version 1 (revision 01) contains 6,862 records of reservoirs and their associated dams with a cumulative storage capacity of 6,197 cubic km. The dams were geospatially referenced and assigned to polygons depicting reservoir outlines at high spatial resolution. Dams have multiple attributes, such as name of the dam and impounded river, primary use, nearest city, height, area and volume of reservoir, and year of construction (or commissioning). While the main focus was to include all dams associated with reservoirs that have a storage capacity of more...

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Geospatial

Worldwide - Power Plants

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This layer shows CO2 emitting power plants worldwide. It reveals the plants location, ownership, power production, and CO2 emissions. Http://carma.org/

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Geospatial

World Heritage Sites

Description: 

UNESCO's world heritage committee has designated over 1,000 sites around the world as having outstanding universal value. This layer shows the locations of the sites, including cultural, natural, and mixed sites. http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/

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Geospatial

Soil classifications

Description: 

The vector data set is based on the FAO-UNESCO soil map of the world. The digitized soil map of the world, at 1:5.000.000 scale, is in the geographic projection (latitude - longitude) intersected with a template containing water related features (coastlines, lakes, glaciers and double-lined rivers). The digital soil map of the world (except for the continent of Africa) was intersected with the country boundaries map from the world data bank ii (with country boundaries updated to January 1994 at 1:3 000 000 scale), obtained from the US government. For Africa, the country boundaries are...

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Geospatial

Global Land Cover [2009]

Description: 

GlobCover is an ESA initiative which began in 01/01/2005 in partnership with JRC, EEA, FAO, UNEP, GOFC-GOLD and IGBP. The GlobCover project has developed a service capable of delivering global composites and land cover maps using as input observations from the 300m MERIS sensor on board the ENVISAT satellite mission. The GlobCover 2009 land cover map is derived by an automatic and regionally-tuned classification of a time series of global MERIS (MEdium Resolution Imaging Spectrometer) FR mosaics for the year 2009. The global land cover map counts 22 land cover classes defined with the...

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Geospatial

World Integrated Trade Solution Trade Stats

Description: 

WITS Trade Stats is a database created by aggregating data from UN COMTRADE and UNCTAD TRAINS database. It provides information on bilateral trade exports, imports and tariffs for over 180 countries and regions.

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Time Series

Millennium Development Goals

Description: 

Relevant indicators drawn from the World Development Indicators, reorganized according to the goals and targets of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

Type: 
Time Series

Health Nutrition and Population Statistics

Description: 

Health Nutrition and Population Statistics database provides key health, nutrition and population statistics gathered from a variety of international and national sources. Themes include global surgery, health financing, HIV/AIDS, immunization, infectious diseases, medical resources and usage, noncommunicable diseases, nutrition, population dynamics, reproductive health, universal health coverage, and water and sanitation.

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Time Series

Worldwide Governance Indicators

Description: 

Aggregate and individual governance indicators for 215 countries and territories over the period 1996“2014, for six dimensions of governance.

Type: 
Time Series

Sustainable Energy for All

Description: 

The “Sustainable Energy for all (SE4ALL)” initiative, launched in 2010 by the UN Secretary General, established three global objectives to be accomplished by 2030: to ensure universal access to modern energy services, to double the global rate of improvement in global energy efficiency, and to double the share of renewable energy in the global energy mix. SE4ALL database supports this initiative and provides country level historical data for access to electricity and non-solid fuel; share of renewable energy in total final energy consumption by technology; and energy intensity rate of...

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Time Series

Gender Statistics

Description: 

The Gender Statistics database is a comprehensive source for the latest sex-disaggregated data and gender statistics covering demography, education, health, access to economic opportunities, public life and decision-making, and agency.

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Time Series

Sustainable Development Goals

Description: 

Relevant indicators drawn from the World Development Indicators, reorganized according to the goals and targets of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). These indicators may help to monitor SDGs, but they are not always the official indicators for SDG monitoring.

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Time Series

Global Financial Development

Description: 

The Global Financial Development Database is an extensive dataset of financial system characteristics for 206 economies. The database includes measures of (1) size of financial institutions and markets (financial depth), (2) degree to which individuals can and do use financial services (access), (3) efficiency of financial intermediaries and markets in intermediating resources and facilitating financial transactions (efficiency), and (4) stability of financial institutions and markets (stability).For a complete description of the dataset and a discussion of the underlying literature, see...

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Time Series

Enterprise Surveys

Description: 

Enterprise Surveys provide firm-level data from over 125,000 establishments in 139 countries. Data are used to create over 100 indicators that benchmark the quality of the business environment across the globe. Each country is surveyed every 3 to 4 years.In addition to country-level aggregated data, firm-level data are available to registered users on the Enterprise Surveys site at http://www.enterprisesurveys.org/nada.

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Time Series

Global Economic Monitor

Description: 

Providing daily updates of global economic developments, with coverage of high income- as well as developing countries. Daily data updates are provided for exchange rates, equity markets, and emerging market bond indices. Monthly data coverage (updated daily and populated upon availability) is provided for consumer prices, high-tech market indicators, industrial production and merchandise trade.

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Time Series

Education Statistics

Description: 

The World Bank EdStats All Indicator Query holds over 4,000 internationally comparable indicators that describe education access, progression, completion, literacy, teachers, population, and expenditures. The indicators cover the education cycle from pre-primary to vocational and tertiary education.The query also holds learning outcome data from international and regional learning assessments (e.g. PISA, TIMSS, PIRLS), equity data from household surveys, and projection/attainment data to 2050. For further information, please visit the EdStats website.

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Time Series

Subnational Malnutrition Database

Description: 

Subnational estimates of child malnutrition (prevalence for stunting, underweight, overweight, wasting and severe wasting indicators) using available data up to 2012.

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Time Series

Health Nutrition and Population Statistics by Wealth Quintile

Description: 

This database presents HNP data by wealth quintile since 1990s to present. It covers more than 70 indicators, including childhood diseases and interventions, nutrition, sexual and reproductive health, mortality, and other determinants of health, for more than 90 low- and middle-income countries. The data sources are Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) and Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys (MICS).

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Time Series